Film Competitions For A Cause
YAB YUM is a collaborative movie and television production studio based in Savannah, Georgia USA. This talented crew went on to win a regional Emmy Award for the film they created in our very first Soul Proprietors film competition! Team lead Jody Schiesser worked on three seasons of Style Network's Emmy-winning series RUBY, and Tyler Perry's THE HAVE AND THE HAVE NOTS, as well as eight feature-length movies. Will Hammargren Will is the Location Specialist for the Savannah Film Office in Savannah GA and Josh Jasso owns the very successful Mixed Market Media production company.
Team lead Joe Volpe graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Film & Television, as well as being honored with a Nomination for Best Cinematographer for the short film "Extraction". He is also a graduate of Parsons New School of Design and Technology MFA. His work on numerous independent films has allowed him to hone directing skills as well as camera work.
The Walker Media team was comprised of: Kevin Goss, Roger Smith, Noah Sterling and Jeff Walker. Team lead Jeff Walker has produced corporate video in the Coastal Empire for 25 years. As a marketing and fundraising executive he has conducted annual fund campaigns, produced multi-media materials for advancement, and advised dozens of churches and non-profit organizations on marketing strategy. Jeff's eye for humor and wit caught the attention of Soul Proprietors producer, Debbie Brannigan, and he was hired to direct and shoot the 2016 competition.