“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
Dan MorrisProducer / Sound Designer
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.
Josh TaylorDirector / Writer
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.
Chase RamseyActor / Producer / Playwright
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.
Chantelle SquiresEditor / Producer / Director
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. She is currently getting ready to direct her first narrative feature.
Jake HartDirector / Writer / VFX
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.
Aaron Egbert AllsopProducer / Editor
Last year, 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.
Brighton BallardEditor / Writer
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 PetersonActor / Writer
Rylee SymeDirector / Writer
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.
Haley is a graduate of East Hollywood High, and has been working with Nighttime Productions since it began. Her focus is on Screenwriting.
Christian McKay HeidickerWriter
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).
Shaylee SymeProducer / Director
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.
Ryan has a background in photography, she was recruited by other Nighttimers to take over as cinematographer. With the Nighttimers she has shot a number of shorts and music videos.
Kohl GlassDirector / Writer
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.
Davey Morrison-DillardWriter / Director / Actor
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.
Topher RasmussenActor / Screenwriter / Playwright
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.
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.
Alex WoodsDirector / Writer / Actor
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.