Showcasing high school filmmaking

Showcasing high school filmmaking

Showcasing high school filmmaking Showcasing high school filmmaking

Michelle Eisenreich

Multiple award-winning film industry veteran

  • 2018 Oscar and BAFTA winner for Visual Effects; Blade Runner 2049
  • 2019 Oscar for Visual Effects ; First Man
  • Worked on many films and video games, including: Prometheus, Vampire Diaries, Pacific Rim, 2 Fast 2 Furious, X-Men 2 and many others
  • Attended school in Blythewood, SC


Ron Tucker

Beaufort International Film Festival Director

Documentary film maker and owner of Sandbar Productions

  • Provider of content to many TV providers including: History Channel, National Geographic, ABC, NBC, CBS and BBC
  • Board Member of the Carolina Film Alliance


Rebecca Tucker

Co-Founder and Vice President of the Beaufort Film Society

  • Beaufort International Film Festival Director
  • Producer, director and writer at Sandbar Productions
  • Military documentary film maker
  • Member of the Carolina Film Alliance and the International Documentary Association


Wally Marzano-Lesnevich


  • ALMOST PARIS, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, and Audience Choice Award (Beaufort International Film Festival) and Best Screenplay (Golden Door Film Festival), amongst others; available on numerous platforms, including Amazon Prime, from Freestyle Digital Media 
  • Appears in the features ANNABELLE HOOPER AND THE GHOSTS OF NANTUCKET, available on Netflix, and THE DEPTHS, available on iTunes 
  • Numerous shorts include THERAPY, BRO (Best Homegrown Comedy, Garden State Film Festival); NIGHTINGALE (Opening Night selection, Golden Door Film Festival); SWUNG (Lou Costello Award for Comedy Short, Garden StateFilm Festival) 
  • Extensive theatre credits include LILITH IN PISCES (Hudson Guild/NY Summerfest); ON GOLDEN POND (Hampton Theatre Co.); BLITHE SPIRIT (Dragonfly/Forum); BLACK TIE and HAY FEVER (Theatre Workshop of Nantucket); KING LEAR (Shrunken Shakespeare); THE BIG FUNK (The Drove); THE KING STAG (Edinburgh Fringe) and YES, VIRGINIA... (Threadbare/WHUD 100.7) 


Keith Bogard

Producer, director and writer of photography at Zero Gravity

  • Co-Founder of Zero Gravity since 1999
  • Creates award winning productions for some of the largest companies in the Carolinas
  • Creates TV advertising videos and marketing content


Rebecca Boyd

Documentary Film maker, screenwriter and educator 

  • Academic Advisor at the University of South Carolina School of Visual Art and Design
  • Screenings at numerous film festivals including: Indie Grits, Reel Black Pix film festival, Beaufort International Film Festival, Wild Sound Feedback Festival and the Nashville Film Festival
  • University of South Carolina Professor of Video Production and Screenwriting


Xavier Blake

Sr. EEP Specialist and Producer at SCETV

  • Co-National Coordinator at US INPUT
  • Southeast Regional Emmy winner
  • Two-time Telly Award winner
  • Over 18 years of production experience


Titus Davis

Electronic Field Production Specialist at SCETV

  • Freelance camera operator and editor
  • Telly awards for "Remembering Charleston" and "A True Likeness"
  • Author (Poetic expressions of Humanity) and Spoken Word artist
  • Motivational Speaker


Stephen Wunderli

Award winning video story teller and writer

  • Created Cinematic stories for the Children's Miracle Network, National Hospice Association and others
  • Multiple award winner: WMMY, CINE, ADDY, Communication Arts and more
  • Honored by the United Nations for his work in promoting peace and civility in the media


Stephen McClean Folks

Producer/Director at SCETV

  • 40 years in public television
  • Producer of many award-winning documentary films for the Carolina Stories series
  • Producer/writer for "The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution"
  • Manager for the "South Carolina Hall of Fame Project"
  • Mentor to new film producers


Julie McElmurry

Documentary filmmaker

  • Director of The Charlotte Film School
  • Films featured at 6 film festivals


Dan Rogers

Senior Project Manager at SouthCarolina Film Commission

  • Promotes South Carolina as a destination for film producers
  • Promotes and develops film making talent in the state of South Carolina
  • Has recruited films in South Carolina such as: The Patriot, The Prince of Tides, Forrest Gump, The Notebook and others. 


Matthew Duckworth

Video Producer/Editor/Director

  •  Producer at Bascomb Productions (
  • Multimedia Producer for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business
  • Produces "I'll Show You", a YouTube series of simple how-to videos about making videos, including topics on editing and mobile filmmaking.
  • Co-taught a weekend Dishonesty Film-a-thon with best selling author Dan Ariely ( and Oscar winner Yael Melamede. (


Raymond Smith

Doko Film Fest founder and Festival Director & Documentary film maker 

  • Educator at the University of South Carolina
  • Producer and Director at Modos Media
  • Producer of "Voices from Vietnam: Reflecting at the Wall" which aired on SCETV and PBS across the United States.