OUR COMMUNITY 2017-10-25T17:04:16+00:00

“Filmmaking is all about appreciating the talents of the people you surround yourself with and knowing you could never have made any of these films by yourself.”

– Steven Spielberg

Residents

Ryan Ditta
Ryan Ditta
Ryan has a background in photography, and is currently the cinematographer for Nighttimer Productions. She has shot a number of shorts and music videos.
Alan Grow
Alan Grow
Alan is one of the founders of End Crawl, a company which specializes in film credits. Their work can be seen at the end of Moonlight, Swiss Army Man, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and others.
Alex Woods
Alex Woods
Alex studied acting at UVU. He recently wrote and directed a play which premiered in Scotland’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Currently, he is editing his first short film, Say the Sins.
Dan Morris
Dan Morris
Dan has a background in sound mixing for film and music as well as web design. These days he spends a lot of his time producing commercials with some of Utah’s most notable directors.
Chase Ramsey
Chase Ramsey
You may recognize Chase as the host of The California Dream Eater, but he is a Utah local. He has hilarious wit and immense acting talents, that have caught the eye of various indie directors.
McKenzie Steele Foster
McKenzie Steele Foster
Mckenzie has a BFA in acting and has appeared in locally made features, shorts, commercials, and plays. She joined Avrec Art House’s Writer Workshops and is in the process of writing her first feature length film, as well as her first stage play.
Aaron Egbert Allsop
Aaron Egbert Allsop
In 2016, Aaron produced and edited the award winning feature length documentary, Llama Nation. That same team is now working on their second doc. Aaron also works in video production at SLCC.
Christian McKay Heidicker
Christian McKay Heidicker
Christian is an Avrec staple and is often the first person new members meet. He recently published his first book, Cure for the Common Universe and is currently working on his second, Throw Your Arm Across Your Eyes and Scream (coming Summer 2018).
Davey Morrison-Dillard
Davey Morrison-Dillard
Davey is an award winning filmmaker based out of Provo Utah. He and his wife Bianca are the creators of Adam and Eve the series. Recently, Davey was one of four recipients of a Davey Foundation Grant for his short film Pug and Wolf.
Brent Geisler - DGA
Brent Geisler - DGA
Brent is a member of the DGA, and has been an assistant director on a variety of productions throughout the nation. Currently, he is spearheading his passion project, Bandwagon Series on Youtube.
Chantelle Squires
Chantelle Squires
Chantelle started her film career as an editor and has edited a number of feature length films. She was a founding member of Mirror Lake Pictures, where she made her first doc feature and is in pre-production for her first narrative feature.
Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor
Josh is based out of Salt Lake City. His first feature length script was a finalist in the Slamdance Screenplay Competition, he is now working on his second. He also works on the steering committee for TedxSaltLakeCity.
Brighton Ballard
Brighton Ballard
Brighton is a graduate of East Hollywood High. She worked as an intern editor at X96 and is now an editor and writer for Nighttimer Productions.
Andrea Peterson
Andrea Peterson
Andrea works as an editor and journalist. Recently she completed the first season of a web series called You Again, which she wrote, produced, edited, and acted in.
Topher Rasmussen
Topher Rasmussen
Topher is an actor and writer based in Salt Lake City Utah. His writings have been featured in fringe festivals across the globe and his acting talents have been featured in numerous plays and films.
Jake Hart
Jake Hart
Jake is a narrative filmmaker based out of Ogden Utah. His feature length script The Long Haul, is currently official selection in the Oaxaca Film Festival and is a finalist for best comedy.
Rylee Syme
Rylee Syme
Rylee is a Salt Lake City native and a graduate from East Hollywood High. She is one of the founding members of Nighttimer Productions and is currently in the process of directing her first feature, Downtown.
Jeff Goodey
Jeff Goodey
Jeff is the founder of C Street Studios which specializes in commercial, fitness, beauty, and cinematic story telling.
Shaylee Syme
Shaylee Syme
Another member of the young and fierce Nighttimer Productions group, Salt Lake City based Shaylee focuses her efforts on producing and keeping the team energized.
Kohl Glass
Kohl Glass
Kohl is an Emmy Award winning screenwriter. He went to Sundance in 2007 with his short film Der Ostwind. Since then, Kohl has directed two feature length films and runs the Director Workshop at Avrec Art House.
Chris Burke
Chris Burke
Arthur VanWagenen
Arthur VanWagenen
Arthur is the head of distribution at Excel Entertainment, and has years of experience with entertainment law from his days as an attorney with New Line Cinema and local boutique firms.
Alek Sabin
Alek Sabin
Alek is a graduate of East Hollywood High and a member of the C Street Studio team. He has worked G&E and cinematography on a variety of projects.
Nick Dixon
Gabriel Gallant
Brannon Richardson
Tyler Measom
Stephen Smith
Joseph Clay
Zach Johnson
Andy Farnsworth
Dallin Cerva
Derek Reinhardt
Jacquelyn Cerva
Brandon Ray Olive

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