Our Team

    GELFAND Principal

    CHRISTOPH<br />

    GELFAND Principal

    Christoph is an award-winning director, writer, and video artist. He was trained on celluloid at The State University of New York at Purchase where he learned the importance of each frame. His short documentary, Chasing Buckner (2006), portrayed the rise and fall of infamous baseball goat, Bill Buckner, and received praise from ESPN, The Boston Globe, and New Hampshire Public Radio. His short documentary Farm (2014) has received national acclaim and was profiled extensively in HD Video Pro magazine. Christoph strives to create work that shows the passion, humor, sadness, and vitality of people and their environments.

    LOSNECK Producer

    CAROLINE<br />

    LOSNECK Producer

    Caroline Losneck is a radio producer, documentarian, and filmmaker based in Portland. She seeks out off-the-radar venues for her documentary work–from buildings slated for demolition, public parks, and flooded city streets, to empty campgrounds and film festivals. As an independent producer, Caroline’s radio work is featured on Maine Public Radio, NPR, Marketplace and WMPG Community Radio. Her most recent short documentary film was featured in the New York Times. Caroline has a BA in Environmental Science from Oberlin College. She considers a microphone a pretty great way to learn about people and their lives.

  • JOSH
    MAYES Director

    JOSH<br />

    MAYES Director

    Josh Mayes is a director and director of photography with 20 years of experience in film and television. He was trained to shoot in a single camera vérité fashion and seeks out documentary projects that challenge him. Throughout his career, Josh has collaborated on every level of production from conception to execution.  He’s worked with some of the highest profile names in television, film and politics, and in diverse environments from large multi-national production companies to small non-profits.   

    HALTON Editor

    PAULA<br />

    HALTON Editor

    Paula Halton learned the art and love of editing while studying at the Conservatory of Theater Arts and Film at Purchase College in New York. For a period of time she worked at Post Factory where she was an assistant editor, working with various feature film and commercial editors. Once she became primary editor, Halton’s clients included Fast Company magazine and agencies DeVito Verdi, Publicis Modem and Grey.  Never one to shy away from the face of adversity she is in constant motion looking to work on various projects that challenge her in a multitude of ways. She hopes to collaborate with those she least expects to.

    She continues to work in commercial, documentary, and corporate work.

  • ALAN
    WEEKS Director of Photography

    ALAN<br />

    WEEKS Director of Photography

    Alan is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director of photography and producer with a passion for documentary storytelling. After graduating with a degree in Film Studies from Yale University, Alan joined the production team at the acclaimed Emmy-winning PBS series ‘American Masters.’ It was there, while learning the ropes of production both in the office and out in the field, that Alan met a handful of cinematographers who would inspire him to pursue a similar path. Since getting his first camera credit in 2000, Alan has traveled the world extensively filming all manner of unscripted material. His television work includes ‘The Amazing Race,’ ‘Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations,’ and ‘Life Below Zero’ amongst numerous other projects for HBO, CNN, ABC, NBC, Travel Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, and Esquire.

    ASHER Composer

    JUSTIN<br />

    ASHER Composer

    Justin Asher is a composer, sound designer, multi-instrumentalist, and interactive audio programmer. He began his career producing records and performing in the New York experimental and salsa scenes. An audio engineer and scholar, he uses production mimicry, feedback, speech, hyper-acoustics, and sonic archetypes to examine the emotional relationship between humans and their technological creations.


    MICAH<br />


    Micah Blumenthal, born and raised in Mt. Vernon, NY.  He earned a BFA in Visual Art and Design at Purchase College and continues to hone his craft as his career progresses. Currently, in addition to art, music, and community-driven projects he is a master of web and graphic design.  Most of all is a happy father of two. Micah is dedicated to creating positive change in his community.