falling uphill


Born in Bogota, Colombia, and raised in Rochester, NY, Richard grew up
with a love for storytelling and the collaborative process of filmmaking.

He currently works as a Producer/ Line Producer for feature films, commercials,
and television. His recent credits include American Idol, The Secrets of Jonathan
Sperry, La Mission, All About Evil, After,
and The Empty. He has studied filmmaking
formally at Visual Studies (Rochester, NY), The International Film and Television
Workshops (Rockport, ME), Wright State University (Dayton, OH), and has received
his B.F.A. in motion picture production from the Academy of Art University in San
Francisco.  He also produced the feature films: Stitch in Time, starring Richard
Riehle; The Chateau Meroux starring Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future, Taxi)
& Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure, which was released in 2008 by
Universal Vivendi, starring YouTube celebrities Ryan Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi.
The film debuted on iTunes as the #1 downloaded independent film for six weeks.

Richard continues to work on productions in the San Francisco Bay Area,
Los Angeles, and New York.


Judy Lewis, a native Californian and labor and delivery nurse, has always loved
movies! Over the past several years, she has learned the arduous process of film
production and now collaborates with some of the bay area’s most promising up
and coming filmmakers. Her credits include: Full Grown Men, Fallen Angels,
The Not So Excellent Adventures of Ryan and Sean, Hot Blood Sundae, Allie's
Sleepover Club
, and now… Falling Uphill


Jesse Dana is a two time Emmy award winning cinematographer with a decade
of experience shooting in environments ranging from large sound stages to San
Quentin Prison. He has lensed five narrative and documentary features in addition
to over 30 regional, national, and web based commercials as well as 40+ music
videos. His work has been featured on MTV, Fuse, BET, World Star Hip Hop,
Pitchfork, AOL, Spinner, Wiretap Music, The Tripwire, Pop Matters, FensePost,
Laughing Squid, Wired, Lovely Junkie and IHEARTCOMIX.