Filmmakers of Chow Down

Julia Grayer

Julia Grayer

Julia has been making films for the past six years, including Conversations with Flower (2005), which screened at the Cape May NJ State Film Festival and on Cinequest Online. In 2004 Julia was the Assistant to the Producers on Pigdog Films’ award-winning Nail Polish and worked with 9.14 Pictures, creators of the critically acclaimed documentaries Rock School (2005) and The Art of the Steal (2009).

Gage Johnston

Gage Johnston
(Director/Producer/Director of Photography)

Gage has been producing and directing films for the past 10 years including Edward, Stella And The Machine, which screened at Euro Underground and Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, and Something's Happening To Robin Stark. Stark premiered during the Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema and opened the Philadelphia Museum of Art films series in 2006. Gage is currently teaching writing and production at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. She has also worked on many local and national documentary films and commercials.

Mark Weinstein

Mark Weinstein (Editor)

Currently based in Toronto, Mark has been editing for more than 10 years including editing the feature film Something's Happening To Robin Stark by director Gage Johnston. His portfolio also includes corporate videos, TV commercials, and the documentary An Extraordinary Three Weeks, which debuted at the 2006 Bermuda International Film Festival for the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda.

Hugo Marmugi

Hugo Marmugi (Animator)

Hugo has worked on a number of animated short films (Bacon, The Trouble With Harry, Chasin' Jason, Trees), which have screened at the Philadelphia Film Festival and the Black Maria Film Festival. He has collaborated with many local filmmakers on various projects. Hugo has also worked on Friday: The Animated Series for MTV Animation and is currently a producer at Aardvark Video Works.

Jim Boggia

Jim Boggia (Composer)

Jim first started learning to play the guitar when he was only five years old. He has released three critically acclaimed albums: Fidelity is the Enemy, Safe in Sound, and Misadventures in Stereo.  Blackberry selected one of his tracks for a new ad campaign and his songs have also been featured on MTV’s Real World and ABC-TV’s Men in Trees. Jim has developed a loyal grass-roots fan base for his dynamic, improvisational live shows. His work has been embraced by numerous fellow artists and kindred spirits, many of whom have lent their talents to Jim’s albums including Aimee Mann, Juliana Hatfield, Jill Sobule, and Amanda Marshall.


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