Martina Webster - Producer & Director
Stephany Borders is a Producer of the festival, she is the owner and Producer of Party Planners, a well established event planning business. She has catered countless movie sets, has been on the staff of film festivals and has coordinated many very successful car shows, festivals parades, County and State events!
Katharine "Kat" Kramer founded "Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World" to showcase motion pictures that raise awareness of important social issues. In doing so, she is following in the footsteps of her late father, the Legendary producer/director Stanley Kramer, who was known for taking artistic and financial chances by making movies about controversial subjects. As an actress, Kat Kramer has appeared on stage and screen. "The Colors Of Myself" and "Kriss Krossing" and won awards for her roles as Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" and Anne Frank in "The Diary Of Anne Frank" and starred as Lisa in "David And Lisa," Estella in "Great Expectations, Joan Of Arc in "The Lark" and appeared in the ensemble "The Vagina Monologues." She has appeared in "Going Shopping," "Hollywood Dreams," "What Just Happened?", "Little Fockers" and she currently Co-Stars in Seasons 3 and 4 of the popular webseries "CHILD OF THE 70's." Kat opened the program at the Pacific Pioneers Broadcaster's Awards, and received a standing ovation with a special salute to her idol with the original parody "Dear Lily Tomlin." Ms. Kramer recently sang a heartfelt rendition of "Bless The Beasts And Children" from her father's landmark film "Bless The Beasts And Children" when Tomlin was honored with the Hope Award from the PETCO Foundation. Ms. Kramer headlined for both PAWS/LA and "All For Love" Animal Rescue She has been a presenter for the LA Comedy Awards was a celebrity judge for the LA Music Awards and was recently named Entertainer Of The Year by the LA Comedy Awards. She is set to launch "An Evening With A Trailblazer" and is in production on a short film and reality travel show. Ms. Kramer has headlined the Gypsy Awards for the Professional Dancer's Society honoring Shirley MacLaine,and the late Milton Berle, as well as The Diversity Awards honoring MacLaine and the late Mickey Rooney. Plus Galas honoring Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci. Kat has performed at the "Our Name Is Barbra" and "All for Love" animal rescue Fundraisers. Ms. Kramer has performed for ASL Cabaret and has been a presenter at numerous awards shows including the WIN Awards and Toscars .Kat has recorded an album of Mick Jagger solo covers titled "Gemstone" and is set to launch her new one woman show "My Duet With Mick."
A former Miss Golden Globe, Kat proudly serves on the Advisory Board of the prestigious LA Press Club, the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival, and recently joined the Board Of Director's for the Pacific Pioneer Broadcaster's. Ms. Kramer,who is the Godchild/Namesake of screen icon Katharine Hepburn, is the West Coast representative of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center. She resides in Los Angeles.
Kalpana Pandit , MD is an actor/ independent movie producer/ entrepreneur and also a board certified doctor in the United States. She has been a travelling Emergency Room Physician practicing part time in small towns across the United States while she is pursuing her passion of being a part of great movies. Her early education was in Mysore, India while her higher medical education was in the United States. Her passion for creativity led her to establish her own production banner " House of Pandit" in 2010 which has since produced a multiple award winning HIV/AIDS awareness film "Jo Jo Laali" and a full fledged Bollywood feature film " Janleva 555" both with medical awareness messages. Jo Jo Laali has won Kalpana two " Best Actress" awards in Indian Film Festivals and a total of 13 awards for the film itself . She also coproduced a bilingual feature film " Tum Ho Yaara" in 2012. Kalpana has acted in numerous Bollywood movies , notably " Gajagamini", " Moksha" and " Love Khichdi ". She has travelled far and wide in the capacity of "Guest of Honor" and part of the Jury of various cultural events across America. Currently, her next home production movie from House of Pandit - "Sulige Sikkidaaga - Be fluid as water...." which contains the very imperative message of Womens Empowerment and Epilepsy awareness is receiving tremendous applause in film festivals and has already won four awards in International Film Festivals. Pandit hopes to continue to make timeless classics on celluloid as an actor and a film maker which entertain the audience across generations with their great stories and also carry excellent messages of awareness for the people.
Jesse Valencia is an actor, musician, writer, and multimedia artist living in Northern Arizona. He is currently enrolled the David Lynch School of Cinematic Arts at MUM in Fairfield, IA, in their MFA in Screenwriting Program. He currently records and performs with the indie rock group Gorky, and his book on infamous psychedelic band the Brian Jonestown Massacre will be out in 2019 on Jawbone Press. For more information, please visit
Producer , Director & Owner Martina Webster
has many years of experience in the event planning as well as festival operations. Past
Festival included Co-Producer for the 2015 and 2016 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema in California. Latest projects include Justin Haywards' Music Video "The Wind of Heaven" , Producer on the feature films
"The Wind of Heaven" in Pre- production for 2019 release and Turnover going into production August 2018. Future projects she is considering right now are 3 Features.
Matthew Earl Jones is the Director of the Arizona Office of Film & Digital Media. He has worked on both sides of the camera in film, television and commercials, as well as in the music industry. Matthew has more than 33 years of production experience in the Japanese, New York, Los Angeles and Phoenix markets. Recent credits include : Line Producer on Indie Feature “Manifest Destiny Down” ( Los Angeles ), APOC (Arizona ) on “ Furious 7 ” , and Celebrity judge for Arizona Idol, FOX TV (Phoenix). He has also produced more than 50 national and international television commercials , including ones starring Queen Latifah, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ray Charles.Past clients include: Bandai America, Castrol, Chevrolet, Home Depot, Honda, Lipton, McDonald’s, Nissan, Nissin Foods, Nivea, PacBell Wireless, Porsche, Raytheon, Subaru, Suntory, Toyota, Yamaha, and Ziploc. Raised in New Canaan, Connecticut , Matthew graduated Dartmouth College and for the first years of his career worked in the fields of advertising for BBD&O advertising agency, and brand management for American Home Products Cor poration in New York City. Matthew is the son of pioneering actor Robert Earl Jones and half - brother of legendary actor James Earl Jones.
Stephany Borders - Producer
Jesse Geronimo Valencia
HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE MARIO-MAX is the leading TV- and Media-Royal. Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg-Lippe has become a
popular television host and a successful media celebrity. Commuting between Monte Carlo, New York City and Hollywood, Prince Mario-Max appeared as in hit shows on CBS, Disney´s ABC Network BRAVO, VH1, FOX and was staring in Celebrity Big Brother. He is the leading expert for Royal themes on TV, Royal appearances and the World’s ONLY ROYAL HOST!
Exploring other opportunities next to TV, the Prince branched into acting for movies and films and hit the musical stage as a lead in the Broadway musical Pretty Faces by former Aaron Spelling Producer R.W. Cabell and lead in the stage Production of Dracula. His dancing and musical education was directed by Luigi Faccuito, the inventor of Jazz Dance and Dance Captain of MGM Studios. He became a global media favorite and was featured in in all major magazines from GQ to People Magazine to National Enquirer and frequently appeared in Daily News and New York Post. When Dressed to Kilt approached the Prince, he did the show together with Marcus Schenkenberg and James Bond icon Sean Connery. He opened LA Fashion Week with a Dance and hosted his own EMMY Television Academy Event in Manhattan. Three highly successful American advertising campaigns have been launched with the Prince: An online portal with his images for a new Microsoft product, a commercial of Gold and Diamond Source International and the TV and online promotion of Save on Scents, a market leading scent and fragrance company. Wherever Prince Mario-Max appears, his fun, charismatic and royal appearance creates a special moment and massive interest in the media. His own family history is a royal dream come true. His mother Her Highness Dr. Princess Antonia married the Royal His Highness Prince Waldemar Schaumburg-Lippe with his one thousand years ancestry of kings and queens. Prince Mario-Max received the title "Prinz zu Schaumburg-Lippe" and became the only son of His Highness Prince Waldemar. His father is the cousin of Danish Queen Margrethe, in succession to the British Royal Throne and close relative to all European Royals and even Queen Elizabeth II.
Matthew Earl Jones
WM Theaters - Village 8
Dalea Faulkner is a business Owner, entrepreneur and Essential Oil Educator. In addition to her business, she has experience in the film industry and media relations to film festivals. Mrs. Faulkner is a published writer and her online business extends into mentoring for MLM entrepreneurs. She has also appeared in movies, commercials, and has performed as a singer/songwriter in the past.
Arizona Film Commission Liaison
Doc Skinner has been in the Entertainment Industry for over 35 years. He has worked for Disney, Universal Studios, MGM, Paramount, DC Comics Spieberg, Six Flags over Texas, Seaworld and Carnival Cruise lines just to name a few. Former Stuntman, Producer, Director, Editor, TV and radio Show Host, Concert and Event Promoter, Batman and Lex Luthor for DC Comics and Six Flags Over Texas, Radio DJ for major stations, Nightclub DJ in multiple clubst since 1992. Today Doc is living in Pinetop Lakeside, Arizona working with DarMar Productions along with his Production Company 1028 Productions to bring Quality Entertainment and Events to the White Mountains.
Roger Goff is both a film producer and entertainment lawyer. Roger represents producers, financiers and other entertainment companies and personnel in a variety of transactions and is personally involved in the development and production process; negotiating deals with representatives for writers, actors and directors, in addition to arranging financing and distribution. He also serves as a music supervisor, combining his background in music with his expertise in music law and film law. Prior to becoming an attorney, Roger worked in radio and television broadcasting, commercial production, advertising and as a studio musician. Roger has been an Executive Producer and Producer on several films, including Man Down, starring Shia Labeouf, Gary Oldman and Kate Mara, and Krystal, directed by William H. Macy and starring Rosario Dawson, Kathy Bates, Nick Robinson, Grant Gustin, William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman. He has worked on financing and production for over a hundred films, including the Academy Award winning Dallas Buyers Club, Welcome to the Rileys (produced by Ridley Scott), Splinter, and American Gun. Roger is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University, where he has taught Business and Legal Affairs. He is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Dalea Faulkner - Associate Producer