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Scott Ballard

Scott Ballard is an award-winning Director, Producer and Director of Photography with over 12 years experience filming narrative features, shorts, documentaries and music videos. His HD, Super 16mm and 35mm work has played in festivals around the world, garnering several awards. He holds an MFA in Film Production from Boston University. He is currently in pre-production on his forth feature film, FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN THE UNIVERSE. His third feature film, DEATH ON A ROCK has just entered the festival circuit and has won one award at the four festivals it has played so far. His second feature film, A STANDING STILL is currently in festivals and has won 6 awards with 3 nominations in the 14 festivals it has played. His first feature, WELCOMING DEPARTURE is currently distributed through IndieFlix.  

Dicky Dahl

Dicky Dahl co-wrote and produced The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack, a documentary portrait of cowboy folksinger Ramblin’ Jack Elliott that won the Special Jury Prize for Artistic Achievement at Sundance in 2000 and received wide theatrical distribution. His hybrid memoiresque narrative, The Curio, is currently showing on the film festival circuit and marks his feature directorial debut. He’s the co-creator of Crazy Possible, a mid-life crisis travel series set along the Continental Divide Trail.  His latest project is Mr Immortal Jellyfish Man, a feature documentary about a Japanese scientist’s quixotic quest to unlock the secret of the immortal jellyfish.  He’s a video editor extraordinaire, having edited untold numbers of projects both commercial and creative, and can be found on set filling the roles of sound recordist and assistant director.   dickydahl@greatnotionfilm.com

Edward P. Davee

Edward P. Davee is an award winning writer/director whose films have screened in several film festivals, theaters, colleges, and art galleries around the world. His first feature, How the Fire Fell, won Best Feature Film at the Seattle Film Forum’s Local Sightings festival, had theatrical runs throughout the Northwest, and was distributed internationally by FilmBuff. In 2012, Davee won the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship and and additional grants from both the Oregon Arts Commission and the Regional Arts and Culture Council. The proposal for his 2nd feature film, Lost Division, won him the annual RACC Innovation award as well. Davee’s films are uniquely visual, unconventional, atmospheric character studies, commonly marked by low-dialog storytelling, and dream-like sounds and imagery.In addition to co-founding Great Notion Filmmaker Collective, occasionally appears as an author, director of photography, and sound recordist.