Walking with Francis, an art film written, directed and produced by Culver, chronicles the last days of St. Francis of Assisi, received an audience with Pope Francis I in Vatican City. A documentary under the same name is currently in production and features author Tobias Wolff, Franciscan monk Brother Bill Short, and noted sociologist and spiritualist Jean Houston among others.
The feature documentary Radical Kindness (narrated by Martin Sheen) explores the life and teaches of Irish author and priest Monsignor John Sheridan; it won both a Gabriel Award and a CIMA Award in 2015.
Culver directed, co-wrote, and co-produced the holiday feature film An Evergreen Christmas (available on Netflix) starring Robert Loggia, Naomi Judd, Charleene Closshey, and Booboo Stewart, a film nominated for BEST PICTURE at the 2014 California Independent Film Festival and won AUDIENCE AWARD at the 2014 AMFM Festival.
Critically hailed as a “revelation”, Jeremy’s script for the stage show Feather: A Musical Portrait fuses on-stage drama with film, music, and live portrait painting. It premiered Off Broadway in the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival.
Charleene co-produced and starred in feature film An Evergreen Christmas, receiving a BEST ACTRESS nomination at the 2014 California Independent Film Festival. She also composed the music score and much of the film’s soundtrack.
Producing with writer/director Jeremy Culver, Charleene composed the score and starred in the cutting-edge musical Feather: A Musical Portrait, a show fusing theatre with film, music, and live portrait painting; it premiered Off Broadway at the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival.
Closshey made her Broadway debuted in the Tony Award-winning musical Once in 2014; additional theatre credits include Nine, Hair, The Wild Party, Jekyll & Hyde, Striking 12, and the U.S. premiere of A Night at the Oscars, among others. She studied both drama and music disciplines at Circle in the Square, Juilliard, New York University, and Berklee Music.
Charleene’s ambient chart-topping album Glimpse is featured in yoga and meditation classes worldwide as well as in the Insight Timer meditation app. Her violin playing landed her onstage with Josh Groban, the TransSiberian Orchestra, Ricky Skaggs, and Frank Sinatra, Jr.; she’s even dueled fiddles with legendary country artist Charlie Daniels.
Jeff served as the Director of Photography on feature film An Evergreen Christmas, later providing hundreds of visual effects in conjunction with his personal company ReAgent Productions.
He holds Additional Editor credits for Universal’s Mostly Ghostly 2 and the upcoming Bob Yari film titled Papa (Giovanni Ribisi, Minka Kelly). Jeff was the Director of Photography and Editor for the short art film Walking With Francis featuring Barry Bostwick which was later endorsed and blessed by Pope Francis I.
Jeff continues to produce numerous award-winning commercials for companies including Deloitte, Golden State Warriors, and AstraZeneca. He also directs music videos for artists including Nicki Minaj, Too Short, and pop duo MKTO.
Maher’s producing resume includes over 20 Number One singles and collaborations with artists including The Judds, Kenny Rogers, Ray Charles, Olivia Newton-John, Ike & Tina Turner, and many more. Recently, Maher engineered the Grammy award-winning album “The Last of the Breed” with Willie Nelson.
Brent’s engineering credits include all the projects he has produced and also extend to Ike and Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary”, Roy Orbison, Diana Ross & the Supremes, Faces, Duke Ellington,Chuck Berry, Sammy Davis Jr., Gladys Knight, Merle Haggard and the Strangers, Glen Campbell/ Tanya Tucker, Sly and the Family Stone, among others.
With a passion for motion pictures and film-making since a young age, Washington, D.C. native and Tisch School of the Arts at NYU summa cum laude graduate, David’s professional experience has ranged from aerial and underwater photography to visual effects and animation.
Whether on set or in an edit bay, splicing film or blending pixels, David’s passion is for telling stories and conveying ideas through the magic of sound and images.