Paige is an award-winning filmmaker based in Missoula, Montana. Her newest
feature length documentary From Place to Place, about Mandy & Raif aging
out of foster care and changing the system that raised them, has been
instrumental in changing child welfare policy across the country. Williams
recently directed two short documentaries in Haiti – The Spirit of the
Valley and Step By Step. The Spirit of the Valley premiered at The
International Montana Cine Film Festival and Step By Step premiered at the
Green Film Festival in Seoul, Korea. Williams’ personal award winning
documentary feature Mississippi Queen screened in 34 film festivals
winning five awards. The film has distribution through the IFC/Sundance
channel and Williams created it into a television pilot. Paige Williams
founded Porch Productions in 2006 having graduated from The University of
Montana with an MFA in Digital Filmmaking and an MA in Directing.
Matt earned his Masters in Social Work from the University of Montana. Matt has extensive experience working with at-risk youth and managing non-profit organizations. Matt has a particular interest in the power of voice and stories in working towards social justice. In 2008, Matt began working with Paige Williams and Porch Productions to produce the film From Place to Place. In 2009 Matt joined Paige as a co-owner of Porch Productions. In 2010 Matt joined Antwone Fisher and Oren Moverman as a member of the National Association of Social Workers’ Communications Network Advisory Committee.
Having spent much of the last 15 years in dark editing suites, Danika brings experience and passion to the puzzle of editing. After graduating from Skidmore College with a degree in Psychology, she explored the world of photography and media arts at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, and the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. She arrived in Missoula in 2005 after a 9 year stint working in post production and editing in Los Angeles. Danika currently is co-owner of Spark Creative, a full service production and advertising agency in Missoula.
David holds a B.S. in computer science from the University of Montana and a M.Mus. in Music Technology from New York University. He studied digital signal processing, composition, and film scoring with Dr. Robert Rowe, Dr. Richard Boulanger, Dr. Ron Sadoff, Dr. Charles Nichols, and Dr. Kenneth Peacock.
As a technologist and former software engineer, David embraces the modern resources available to composers, yet he understands the essential organic musicality of living, breathing musicians.
David recently co-composed the score to the award winning and internationally recognized fim, SAVING LUNA, a feature length documentary by Mountainside Films. Currently, he is employed by Mountainside Films and resides in British Columbia, Canada.
Kendahl discovered his creative niche in the Media Arts program at The University of Montana, where he refined his skills as a visual artist and fused multiple art forms and production techniques. He gained three years experience in marketing and event promotion, and since has done freelance work for several political campaigns and small businesses.