MEET OUR CORE TEAM
WE ARE A COLLECTIVE OF MOVERS AND SHAKERS, AND WILD ARTISTS THAT STIR UP THE MELTING POT OF HUMANITY – ALL FOR GOOD
AUSTIN DANIEL BLASINGAME
FOUNDER / DIRECTOR / CINEMATOGRAPHER / ARTIST
Award winning director, father, and husband, Austin Daniel Blasingame, has carved a niche in the film world by combining his vibrant fine art with stunning live action. He is a passionate storyteller and extremely dedicated to his craft. Austin had early success in the commercial market serving clients such as: ABC, IFC, HGTV, MTV, VH1, BET, Ecko Unltd., Simplehuman. His heart for travel and humanitarian work led him to Uganda in 2012 where he co-produced and art directed Moving On, the winner of Best International Doc at Julien International Film Fest, and winner of Colorado Film Awards. The film Many Beautiful Things won best visual effects in the Attic Film Fest in 2016 with official selections in the Heartland Film Festival and Manchester Film Festival. He recently directed a short documentary, It’s Now or Never: A Race to Save Colonel Parker’s Complex, which has been officially selected into fourteen film festivals winning Best Music Documentary Short Film at the Oxford Film Fest. He is also the creative driving force in a riveting (new release) film called Refuge(e). No matter the project, Austin brings clear vision to the table. He is gifted in calling forth the gifts in others and leading with determination.
CO-FOUNDER / PRODUCER
Caroline McGraw is a creative activist, producer and author with a passion for films and special projects that benefit humanity. Over the past 13 years, her passions have taken her across the globe to Swaziland, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Mozambique producing a feature documentary, short videos for the nonprofit sector and various local and international projects. The first feature doc she produced about Swaziland, Never a Neverland (NNL) was awarded Best Humanitarian Documentary by The Women's International Film & Television Showcase (TheWIFTS). It was also officially selected into The Justice Film Festival in LA and had a successful two year run on Netflix. She produced the promotional short called Steps Over Swaziland (S.O.S.) for the film’s action campaign as well. In 2017, she produced the very first Social Goods Market at the Justice Film Festival in NYC and co-produced the Justice Film Festival in San Diego. This year she joined the festival’s producing team and continues to produce the Social Goods Market. Caroline believes in utilizing the power of story to connect people, create community and inspire social change.
Director of Photography / commercial photographer
Steve Simar is a commercial photographer and adventurer. His love for detail and technical lighting ability have led him to a career specializing in high end product photography. Top clients: Google, Adidas, Sony, Asics, Shure, Columbia, Cadbury, Taylor Guitars, Samsung, Ping, Odyssey, Crank Brothers, Intense Cycles, and Scott USA, among others have trusted Steve with major projects. Steve’s passion for the outdoors have taken him across the globe. Recently, his international travels led him to Iceland where he got to spend 10 days focusing solely on capturing the majestic landscape on film. When Steve is not finely tuning sets in studio he can be found immersed in the outdoors with his analogue film camera, or diving out of a plane to set a world record for “The largest (nude) vertical formation in skydiving history.”- a true fact. Steve is a true artist in every sense of the word, his humor keeps work fun and his gift of communication contributes to an efficient and enjoyable production process on every project.