Movie Makers was birthed out of a love of creative arts and cinema with a desire to help young performers custom make their original stories come to life on a big screen.
I started Movie Makers when my kids were little, but truly have been making movies with and for my friends throughout my life. Armed with a big box of costumes, cardboard and paint, and a willingness to go to great lengths for a moment of art, Movie Makers produces original films exploring live action filmmaking, stop motion animation, and storybook tableaux art. Our films have premiered for friends and family, projected on a bedsheet in my backyard and coming soon will premiere at Cal Shakes!
As a founding member of Bay Area Children’s Theatre, I'm no stranger to the power of creativity and the performing arts for young people. I know what the arts did for me...it was fun, nurturing, challenging, exciting, inspiring, and grounded me in my purpose as a kid who had a lot of energy.
Movie Makers goal is to empower students to express themselves creatively while making films they love. Movie Makers believes in the power of film making and the arts to teach young people that their voice matters and that it is up to them for it to be heard.