Allen grew up climbing trees and skinning his knees he once cried for 2 days when his parents cut a tree down on their 3 acre piece of land. From these roots he has gone up ward and out ward traveling the world, Allen is the creator and curator of Nomadsight – temporary street art instalment of world photography, it moves from city to city and in this manner grows it collection. From this project he was invited to film a documentary in the Amazon on Wapapura, in looking for a film festival to share this film on Earth Day, he found that none existed, so he created one!
FILMMAKER OUTREACH & GUEST ACCOMODATION
Annie is a festival accommodation and screenings curator. She is a permaculture specialist and community facilitator.
Eli is a wild one at heart who harmonizes mostly in nature and for that his work is for environmental protection. Eli is a director at California Conservation Corps north bay. He is the Chief Consultant at True Stream, where they help companies work towards Zero Waste. Eli proud to see his passion for nature and art come together with The Earth Day Film Festival.
Dr. Mellan is a film maker and water artist with an Earthy soul. When Oliver learned about the idea of creating an earth day film festival he too was at first shocked it didn’t already exist since then he has been a necessary force in it’s creation. Oliver has produced the feature film Radiation Filters that is both narrative and documentary in format that takes viewers to the Fukushima nuclear disaster and how we might live on a healthier planet by examining our own lives.
Content creator and logistics advisor
John will also be helping with promotion through a partner film festival, Pictoclik, where John is a board member. John is also a talented film maker and artist with his own project organic electrics. He will also have an original piece curated into the show at merchants.
BRAND & DIGITAL SPECIALIST
Dara is a talented branding and design specialist in Australia. She has made an incredible brand and logo for The Earth Day Film Festival. She has also created the first website.
Ira is a San Francisco photographer who combines natural scenery and avant-garde. She shoots realistic portraits focusing on organic pictures. She curates the visual concept of TEDFF 2016 and 2017 as well as the festival’s website.
Venue Facilitator at Merchants of Reality
Distinguished painter in S.F. and one of the original founders of Merchants of Reality. He will be our host for the main Venue of Merchants of Reality.
Stefanie Atkinson Schwartz
V.R./A.R. Curation/ Production
Is the Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality curator and producer for The Earth Day Film Festival.
Stefanie is a perceptual hacker, photographer, producer of unique visual imagery for cross platform use – print, mobile, web, television, video – AR/VR
Stefanie has an inspiring vision – to overlap the worlds of Biomimicry / Art / Sensory Perception and Neuroscience using new technologies including AVR /VR/ Mixed Reality for the purpose of Assisting Human Potentiality for more Expansive Experiences here and Now.