Education Day - Friday November 16th

Brian David Cange

Brian David Cange is an award winning producer who most recently line produced Roxanne, Roxanne starring Mahershala Ali, Nia Long, Elvis Nolasco for director Michael Larnell.

Also, Brian recently produced the feature documentary Take My Nose... Please! Directed by legendary editor of Allure magazine Joan Kron. The documentary explores society's attitude towards plastic surgery from a provocative, yet humorous point of view. Brian is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz and lives in Brooklyn, NY. 

Shake Jones

Shake Jones is a an award-winning documentarian from New York City. His recent film, The Bicycle Life, is about the Dutch love affair with pedal power. Shake studied acting at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and attended Julia Richman High School's Talented Unlimited Program for the Performing Arts in Manhattan. Shake is a graduate of Pace University and has lived in Australia, Costa Rica, Holland and Spain and has traveled extensively throughout the world. 

Tracee Beebe

Tracee Beebe is an award winning screenwriter and filmmaker whose projects focus on damaged characters and their relationships with each other. She is passionate about creating dramatic "thrillers with heart" that are entertaining enough that the audience doesn't realize there was a message underneath it all.

When not writing or working on set, Tracee coaches other writers and also works as a coverage reader for both screenwriting contests and literary managers. Tracee lives in Llano, Texas.

James Fite

 James Fite, a multi-award-winning filmmaker from Big Spring, TX, is the founder of Check Your Brain Productions. Fite has directed many productions ranging from film, corporate promotional videos, scripted film reviews, shorts, and stage plays. Fite has been involved in several aspects of visual arts, including directing, writing, producing, acting, editing, music scoring, set design, cinematography and special effects. 

John L. Greer III

John L. Greer III is an author and filmmaker from Rowlett, TX who recently graduated from Abilene Christian University.