GIFF-CON JURY 2020
Christopher Crane is an American ex war veteran, born in Boston, raised all over , but currently resides in Los Angeles. Chris attended the University of California, Dominguez Hills
– Carson, CA, where he studied Digital Media. Chris has an associate of science degree from the Los Angeles Film School, where he concentrated on the editing aspect of filmmaking.
While in the military, he was a United States Air force editor; edited documentaries, news segments, instructional videos, change of command ceremonies, and productions ranging from base-wide to Air Force wide-disseminated videos, capturing and editing footage on the battle field sending it down to news agencies for broadcast.
He has an expertise in all aspects of Avid Media Composer (i.e. Transcoding, digitizing, AMA, media organization, color correction, exporting, etc.)• Digitized/Transcoded both standard and high definition footage.• Organized files and kept running database of all raw footage.• Corrected files, including but not limited to color correction and sound syncing. Software: AVID, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Adobe After Effects, Soundtrack Pro, Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Cleaner XL, Sorensen Squeeze, Compressor, Sonic DVD, DVD Studio Pro.• Equipment Used: AVID Adrenaline, Nitrus, and Mojo.
Oscar Garcia was born in Los Angeles California, lived in Guatemala until he was 19 years of age, and moved back to Los Angeles, California in 2004.
Oscar served with the U.S. Marines as a Combat Camera asset for 5 years, and while on duty as a Combat videographer he covered Important events world wide including the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in 2009.
Today a proud Veteran and a graduate from the Los Angeles Film School, Oscar makes Films as a Cinematographer and Editor.
Lord Abraham Greatson is a poet, actor, and producer from Galveston (Auia), Texas. He’s been in one feature length film as a principal character, Dark Harvest 2004 version and several plays by local playwright, actor, director Matthew Stanford and Erma Phillips.
He is currently in the process of self-publishing his first poetry book entitled, “What’s Stirrin’?!” and truly hopes for community support of this years Film Festival events.
He is elated that Sherill Hilton is undergoing such an amazing overtaking by bringing to Galveston an event to help promote film and television enthusiast globally to showcase their talents and promote their artistic works.
He looks forward to the growth of the Galveston Film Festival and participants to realize their dreams of being world renowned film makers and story tellers.