James Bauckman, Creator & Producer – Mr. Bauckman brings both his passion for sustainability and for developing human potential to this new media project. His experience includes managing schools and a research laboratory, building and operating a Montessori School, and owning and managing Revolutionary Productions, LLC, the production company behind Being the Change.
Mr. Bauckman holds a Bachelors degree in Biology and Chemistry, a Montessori Elementary Credential, and is working on his Masters degree in Educational Administration at Western Washington University. He has always been committed to providing services beneficial to the community. His greatest strength is his passionate belief in the equality of all people and the inherent beauty and strength they possess.
His work as a chemist, teacher, principal, business owner, and environmentalist has allowed him to live, travel, and work all over the world, including Macchu Picchu, the Galapagos Islands, New Zealand, Europe, Australia, and the Caribbean. These experiences have inspired him to make positive change in the world his life’s work.
Peter James, Photographer & Web Designer – A formally trained commercial photographer, Peter James is a strong advocate for independently owned businesses, and works to help them increase their marketing success with custom photography, local stock photography and cutting edge website design.
With clients ranging from local small businesses to multi-million dollar companies as well as non-profits and government agencies, Peter James has established himself as one of the region’s most esteemed commercial photographers and web designers.
His work can be seen at:
Commercial Photography: www.peterjamesphoto.com
Landscape and Stock Photography: www.nwstockphotos.com
Web Design: www.peterjamescreative.com
John Mortenson, Director –Mr. Mortensen is the principle behind the Think-A-Tron Media Laboratories. An Electronic Media Design Company specializing in Video/Film, Motion Graphics, DVD, CD-ROM, Internet Development, Design, and Production. Established in 1995, The Laboratory continues to fulfill the needs of its diverse local, regional, and national clientele with creative production solutions that blend both the technical and aesthetic to achieve exceptional results.
Think-A-Tron serves a client base that include Boeing, Apple Computer, ESPN, T-Mobile, Intuit / Quicken, Hasbro, Chiron Pharmaceuticals, Symantec, FOX Television, TLC, Hasbro, Outdoor Life Network, MSNBC, Wizards of the Coast, AT&T, Tesoro, Konami Yu-Gi-Oh!, Microsoft and T-mobile. Recent projects include TV commercials for Quadrant Homes. Location video shoots for Hasbro Games in Tokyo & Paris, CSPAN, Lucas Oil, and NBA Entertainment. Graphics and Animation for Chicago based Jon Don, and website development for Seattle’s Northwestern Industries.
Think-A-Tron regularly works world wide with recent on-site production & editing for Hasbro’s Wizards of the Coast Pro-Tour in exotic locations such as Malaysia, Paris, Prague, Spain, and Tokyo. Along with video production, the labs has designed and constructed database driven websites for clients such as Stanford University, The Tulalip Tribes, Daredevil Robbie Knievel, and an online order and music delivery system for Jrae Entertainment.
In his 25+ years of production experience, he has worked in nearly every production capacity and in nearly every production environment. Mortensen resides in the Pacific Northwest with his 2 daughters, Madeline and Annabelle. You can find his work at: www.thinkatron.com
Jeffrey Westcott, Treasurer – Mr. Westcott is responsible for all financial and accounting functions of Revolutionary Productions. He has been working with various emerging companies for the past fifteen years, including developers of biofuels, environmental services, medical devices, and financial services dot-coms. Prior to that, he worked in corporate accounting, government audit, and as an analyst with regional brokerage/asset management firms. He received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Scranton, his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and is currently completing his CPE credits for his Washington State CPA licensure.
Mike Barbero, Director of Photography– Mr. Barbero is a Graduate of the Northwest Film School and is a huge driving force behind Darkheart Visions. Domenic excels at being creative. He also is very passionate about music and loves to incorporate his own music into works he has done. Overall Domenic’s passion for video and music speaks for itself in the projects he works on. Domenic has spent many years practicing his craft of acting and writing and directing. Domenic spent 1 year at Northwest Studios in Bellevue taking acting classes as well as 6 months at Kim Brooke Talent Agency in Seattle rounding out his game. His senior work includes writing, directing, producing, and acting in the T.V. pilot called “SIX GRAND” which was recently picked up by Cinebarrre theatre chain and was playing nationwide at select theaters. Domenic has written and directed over 10 commercials, three of which were made for Doritos superbowl competition. He has done 1 feature length movie and has worked for NBC and is working on an international feature length documentary about fashion. Darkheart was also official video team of Seattle fashion week 2011.
Dana Reed Crediford, Office Manager & Assistant Producer – Ms. Crediford holds an MA in Children’s Theatre Education with an emphasis in costume and stage management from WWU, where she also had the distinction of working as a Writing Fellow, leading to years of work in writing, editing, and office management. Her local work includes dozens of productions directed and classes taught in both private and public schools, community theatres, with parks and recreation, and for the home-schooled.
She brings over 20 years of support for the local arts community, including stints as a board member for both the Arts Consortium and the Bellingham Theatre Guild, and has lent her expertise to several seasons of the local children’s program “Grandma’s House”. Her costuming emphasis has been exercised in many local stage and film productions and at the Mount Baker Theater. She is an accomplished actor and singer with many credits in community and professional stage performance, for theaters, with local musicians, and in television and radio commercials.
Georgia Menides, Co-writer/ Editor – Ms. Menides is an independent art junkie. Before starting the four-year journey of bringing Still Green to life, she produced, art directed, marketed, and coordinated premieres for a wide range of theatres, music videos, and independent films. She is also production consultant on the dark comedy The Chronicles of Apartment 17.
She is an award winning screenwriter and produced playwright. Other screenplays include Inside the Butterfly Net (Hampton Film Festival Screenplay Competition: Finalist: 2002, Austin Film Festival: Second Rounder: 2003). She is a producer on Inside the Butterfly Net which is in development. Her plays have been produced in theaters including SoHo Repertory Theatre (NY), Pulse Ensemble (NY), and C-MENT Children’s Theatre (CA).
Production credits include Lame, an experimental Christian comedy and The Casket, a short Italian tragedy set in the late 1940’s. She has also worked as the Art Director/ Marketing Associate for the family comedy Freedom Park, which screened in theatres across Central Massachusetts and won several awards at film festivals. Working in marketing for the Austin Film Society, she helped launch the premieres for Spy Kids, and The South by South West International Film Festival: 2001.
She holds a BFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a new committee member for Tisch Alumni West. She also reviews movies for Film Threat and is an active member of Film Independent.
Dave Richards, Location Sound Engineer – Mr. Richards is a location sound engineer, studio engineer, DJ, violinist, record label owner, and life long collector of all things recorded, Dave began experimenting with recording and listening critically at a young age when his big brother gave him his record collection and an old dual tape deck. After years of experimentation, Richards began recording bands in his basement in 1998 and has since worked on a multitude of projects for a wide variety of clients. Expanding from musical and studio clients, Richards quickly fell in love with location sound. Working with and learning from some of the best sound engineers in the Northwest, he feels equally at home as an audio engineer working in the studio or on location for television, commercial projects, or full length features. Carefully walking the line between creativity and craft, Richards is able to capture the audio in a way that maximizes efficiency on set while never losing sight of the level of quality necessary for the final product.
Langley West, Editor & Visual and Special Effects – From a very young age, Langley has had a love of movies, particularly those containing a variety of special effects. Since pursuing a degree in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics, he has been providing visual and practical effects for short films, independent feature films, television, commercials and web content and has worked as a video editor for television news. In addition to computer generated effects, Langley enjoys creating special effects makeup and stop motion animation.