Allen Birnbach, Photographer/Director
Allen Birnbach’s career has spanned the worlds of advertising and fine art photography for over thirty years. Client assignments have taken him to over twenty countries, driven by his enthusiasm for solving complex logistics and production scenarios while collaborating with unique individuals at every station of life. His work has been celebrated by Communication Arts, Photo District News, Photo Design, The New York One Show and the AR 100. Allen’s commercial website is allenbirnbach.com.
His personal work is fueled by a love of the human spirit and the power and majesty of this planet. Allen’s images been exhibited in galleries around the world, and are represented in numerous private and corporate collections. His personal work has been celebrated by American Cowboy Magazine, Communication Arts, Photo District News, DoubleTake, the International Color Awards, the Black and White Spider Awards, and appeared in numerous books and calendars, including “The World’s Greatest Black and White Photography, No.1.” To see more of Allen's personal work, or to purchase prints from A Handful of Dust, go to BirnbachImages.com.
Daniel Junge, Producer
Daniel Junge is an Oscar-winning (and 2-time nominated) documentary filmmaker. Junge was born and raised in Wyoming and graduated from Colorado College and attended NYU Film School. His first documentary feature, CHIEFS, won best documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival and broadcast on PBS. Since that time, Junge has directed over a dozen feature and short films which have broadcast on HBO, BBC, PBS and over 50 other networks
Ed Done, Director of Photography/Cinematographer
Edward worked 10 years as a Lighting Director and Gaffer on many movies and commercials before making the jump to Director of Photography.
His extensive experience includes narrative films, documentary films, corporate communications, and commercial production. He has experience filming from helicopters, cranes and using motion control and the Time-track camera system.
Edward recently finished the feature length documentary “A Year in the Blue, Inside the Air Force Academy."
David Emrich, Editor
David Emrich, a 26 year film and television veteran, is the Founder and President of Post Modern Company. In the last 15 years, David has built the company on a foundation of providing the best tools, the best staff and the best environment in which to produce creative work. In addition, David continues to work as an editor/post production supervisor for various film and video projects. David has supervised two series for ESPN and edited programs for PBS and CBS. He has edited a number of documentaries including the Academy Award-winning short documentary "A Story of Healing" in 1997.
Lucas Bishop, Editor
Lucas Bishop worked at one of the largest editing houses in Denver for over eight years. As a filmmaker in his own right, he has a gift for assessing what makes a storyline evolve in a compelling way. Lucas edited the trailer for "A Handful of Dust."