For 27 years, Robert Denerstein served as film critic of the now-defunct Rocky Mountain News, a Denver daily. He continues to review movies at deneresteinunleashed.com, and has expanded his activities to include the making of several short films for non-profit organizations, teaching about film and conducting an on-going series of programs for the Denver Film Society, which operates a year-round film center and the annual Starz Denver Film Festival. He is the panel moderator and chief interviewer for the festival, and is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.
Lucas Lee Graham is a cinematographer from Casper Wyoming. Lucas’ film Escape From Tomorrow was the breakout hit at the 2013 Sundance Film festival. His other film credits include Cold Turkey and the upcoming Suburban Gothic. Lucas is also a graduate of the prestigious American Film Institute and can normally be found in either Marina Del Rey California or Cody Wyoming.
Liisa Anselmi Dalton, a Wyoming native, owns and operates various businesses in Rock Springs, including 3 hotels. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame and then went on to receive a law degree from Duke University. Currently, Liisa serves on both the State Board of Tourism and the Sweetwater County Tourism Board.
Brian Patrick has been directing award-winning documentaries for over 30 years, including 3 that have aired on National Public Television. He has taught film production at 5 universities and was Filmmaker-in-Residence for the Wyoming Arts Council. Patrick currently is a Professor in the Department of Film and Media Arts at the University of Utah.
Ken has been a feature film location manager for more than 25 years, working on such projects as "Fatal Attraction," "Wall Street," "Black Rain," "Thelma and Louise," "Bridges of Madison County," "The Thin Red Line" and most recently, "Oblivion." He shot thousands of locations throughout the country for directors such as Adrian Lyne, Oliver Stone, Ridley Scott, Clint Eastwood and Terrence Malick.
In addition, Ken has worked on scouting assignments for Tony Scott’s, “Unstoppable,” Michael Bay’s, “Transformers 3,” and Warren Beatty’s “Unnamed Howard Hughes Project.” He also specializes in architectural photography and film and television set photography, as well as fine art photography.
John A. Guthrie is an ATVAS-award winning writer/producer from Laramie, Wyoming. John is also an artist, musician and novelist. He has produced content for film, video, videodisc, videogame and network promotion: in English, Spanish and Russian; with entertainment and documentary product sold into distribution by Kodak, Discovery and Turner International.