Christine Autrand Mitchell

Christine Autrand Mitchell

Writer, Director, Producer

Christine is an award-winning and optioned screenwriter, producer and director. Her screenplays run from drama and comedy to thrillers and sci-fi; she also writes copy, industrial and event scripts, plays, and has published articles and short stories. Her skills are also sought after as a screenwriting consultant.

Her film and TV credits include Producer (with an award winning feature), Director and Casting Director, along with other below-line positions. Her years as a business consultant meld perfectly into the Producer role. With her production company, Entandem Productions LLC, she specializes in narrative projects to create unique, original and thought-provoking films for a socially conscious audience. She’s created and works with non-profit organizations supporting the arts.

Having grown up in Spain, Austria, Germany and the U.S., she’s a proud polyglot and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and daughters, who all share the creative temperaments and talents of musicians, artists and writers, oh my!

Derek Nickell

Derek Nickell

Producer & Editor

Also a Disabled Navy Veteran and Computer and Network Engineer. After serving six years in the US Navy as an Electronics Technician and Satellite Engineer, Derek spent the next five years working for such companies as Sony Vaio, L3 Communications and General Dynamics. In 2005 he started experimenting in Film and Television, learning the production process from the ground up, ultimately producing a six episode local television show and directing Last Comic Standing’s, Dat Phan in his debut Comedy DVD release. In 2008 he quit his full time position as a Systems Engineer to focus solely on the industry and moved to Los Angeles. He took this once in a life­time opportunity to learn the ways from some of the most influential people of his career, developing him into the multi­faceted Producer and Editor he is today. In late 2013, after running a successful production company for nearly 6 years, Derek, his wife Jennifer and daughter Eryn moved to Portland Oregon where he continues to Produce, Edit and Direct Film, Television and Commercial content.

Bradley Sellers

Bradley Sellers

Director of Photography, Int’l Cinematographers Guild

Bradley specializes in location cinematography and romanticizing unsung quotidian moments through photography. He studied experimental filmmaking and received a BFA in Cinema at The Ohio State University, which lead to directing music videos for bands in the late 80‘s through the 90’s. After moving from Chicago to Los Angeles in the mid 90‘s, he focused on cinematography and began shooting promos, features, and series, including cult favorites MR. SHOW and CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM. He moved to Portland in 2007, and has expanded his repertoire of "Non Fiction Food" photography for shows like Top Chef, Gourmet’s Diary of A Foodie, Curtis Stone, and commercial projects for Harry and David. He continues to work as Director/DP on commercial/corporate branding projects, and as a Director of Photography on longer narrative films.

Lori Lewis

Lori Lewis

Casting Director

Lori has an extensive background in the entertainment industry dating back to her days as an entertainer/actor. She began casting in 2001 as an extras casting assistant before moving on to principal casting in 2006. Because of Lori’s background as an actor, she makes an extremely effective and empathetic casting director. She’s cast for television and such films as DEEP DARK, TWILIGHT and THE ROAD.

Jennifer Rose Shafer

Jennifer Rose Shafer

Assistant Director

Jennifer found her life’s passion in filmmaking while obtaining her degree at CSU Fresno, where she was a member of B# Sharp, the on-campus video production club and took part in the creation of a variety of projects including corporate videos, a televised comedy skit show, and as Director/Editor of the The Fresno State Collaboration Fashion Show. After receiving her BA in MCJ, Electronic Media Production emphasis, she worked as First Assistant Director for a non-profit short film and Second Assistant Director and Continuity/Props Supervisor for a web series. Filmmaking holds Jennifer’s heart and her future. She hails from the Madera Ranchos in California, raised and living in the same home since birth.

Rose Barclay

Rose Barclay

Hair & Make Up

Rose Barclay was born and raised in Portland Oregon. Hair and make-up have sparked her interest since she was a teen, from Si-Fi to the glamour of yester year, in Movies and on T.V. She attended Phagan’s Beauty School right out of High School, which led to a career of 8 ½ years in the salons including her own, Hairy Truth. Rose attended the Northwest Film School shortly after returning to Portland that started a 15 year career in film, with hair and make-up. She finds Portland as her true home, welcoming art and the creation of life, every day.

Steve Waters

Steve Waters

Gaffer

Steve is known for his work on features Gone (2012) Leverage (2008), Untraceable (2008) and Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006). Steve keeps busy with regular gigs on TV shows Portlandia and Grimm, and a number of short films. His Camera and Electric credits reach over 50 productions. He’s also produced a number of shorts.

Patrick Blevins

Patrick Blevins

Gaffer

Cameras have always been interesting to Patrick and he considers learning to light pictures a treasure. He grew up in Tennessee but Bozeman, Montana is where “it found film for me, directing me on the pathway of light.” After moving to Portland, he learned from the opportunities in G & E, allowing him to become a better cinematographer. He will continue to build relationships on hard work and dedicate passion to the Vision.