Aaron Hosé is an Emmy Award-winning producer with 15 years of experience in documentary film, television, non-profit, commercial and educational video production. He is a graduate of the Valencia College Film Technology Program, and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Central Florida. As an independent producer, director, videographer, and editor, Aaron has done projects for clients such as the American Automobile Association, T-Mobile, University of Florida, FIS Global, The Paradies Shops, Florida Hospital, and the Government of Aruba.
In 2003, Aaron produced and directed The Groveland Four, an acclaimed short documentary that introduced the riveting story of four African-American boys wrongfully accused and persecuted in Groveland, Florida, in 1949. The film was screened at festivals across the United States.
From 2003 to 2005, Aaron worked as a segment producer for the Dutch TV program Frame, for which he created Frame Goes U.S.A. The series documented college experiences of Dutch Caribbean students in the United States, and was broadcast in Aruba and the Netherlands.
Aaron has been recognized with several industry awards, including two Suncoast Emmy Awards and two nominations between 2008 and 2011 for producing the documentary series The Gallery for PBS affiliate W-UCF TV. As lead video producer for the University of Central Florida’s Center for Distributed Learning, Aaron manages the annual production of 200+ custom-made video solutions for promotional and e-learning applications. His team has collaborated with companies such as Wyndham, Marriott, Cobham, and Sysco to create engaging, high-end video content.
In 2010, Aaron completed his debut feature-length documentary, Voices in the Clouds, which he produced and directed in Taiwan. ‘Voices’ screened and won awards at festivals in the Caribbean, Canada, U.S.A, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. His latest documentary feature, Break Through, is currently touring the international film festival circuit.
Aaron is in production on his next documentary, The Sons of Mapes. He is also a cinematographer for the upcoming documentaries Mumpsy and Just About Famous. All three films are slated for release in 2014.
Chris Bremer is a freelance producer, editor and post-production supervisor who has worked on a myriad of projects for film, web and television. His clients include: Haxan Films, GMD Studios and Atlas Media Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Media Production and Film Studies from Florida State University.
As a production coordinator/manager Chris has extensive experience producing for the Discovery Health show, “Dr. G: Medical Examiner.” Having managed production schedules, budgets and crew for the dramatic reenactments for two consecutive seasons, he developed a large body of work and experience.
Chris also traveled extensively for various documentary films. Most notably, a documentary on legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus, entitled “The Peninsula,” for filmmaker Tom Reid. Chris produced, directed and photographed the mountain bike series, “West Coast Style” in Vancouver, BC for which he won several cinematography awards.
Chris served as supervising editor for the JWT/GMD Studios viral marketing campaign, “FORD DRIVE ONE,” supervising the post-production team in New York, Detroit, Los Angeles and Orlando. He defined best practices and workflow solutions for the editorial team, ad agency, and the production company in the communication pipeline. Chris also served as lead creative editor on four of the commercials.
Working closely with Haxan films on their latest feature films “Altered” and “Seventh Moon,” Chris helped to develop, create and manage the post-production process. This included working with vendors to create custom software solutions and cutting edge, tapeless workflows.
Chris traveled to Taiwan to produce “Voices in the Clouds”, a documentary centered around one man’s discovery of Taiwan’s indigenous tribes. The trip also yielded a gallery exhibit of photographs titled, “Time in a Disappearing World.” National Geographic recently licensed Chris’ photography for their magazine publication.
Chris continues to expand his company, Element 113, by producing and directing original content and exploring new creative avenues in the arts and entertainment industry. Though Element 113 Chris has produced two independent feature films, “Tom and Marlo,” and “Small Hours.” He is currently directing a documentary on brit pop music sensation “Mumpsy.”
A graduate of the University of Central Florida School of Film & Digital Media, John Schaub has produced and directed documentary projects for non-profit organizations such as the American Cancer Society, and the American Diabetes Association. John was also Assistant Editor on Call of Story, a documentary film project for PBS.
As a freelance editor, and compositor, John has worked for companies such as Pink Sneakers Productions and Lightship Entertainment, working on reality shows for broadcast on MTV, VH1, TLC, and CMT. Series John has edited include Brooke Knows Best, Luke’s Parental Advice, My Big Redneck Wedding, Miami Social and Truth Be Told.
From 2003 to 2008, John worked as a producer for Digitec Interactive in Metrowest Orlando, where he coordinated all production efforts and contributed to several interactive projects each year. Productions included high-end commercial spots for broadcast television and radio, industrial films, interactive DVD presentations, and high-definition sales videos. His clients included Hilton Grand Vacations, Fleetwood Vacation Club, RCI, AAA, and InCharge Institute. In 2005, John was recognized with a Gold ARDA Award for his production for Starwood Vacation Ownership Aspen Resort.
In 2007, John joined the crew of the feature-length documentary Voices in the Clouds as producer and editor. Working closely with the film’s director, John supervised second unit production and oversaw the entire post-production phase of the film. In 2010, John produced and edited Just About Famous, a critically acclaimed short documentary about celebrity impersonators, followed by his first feature documentary, Gridiron Girls, about women’s football. In 2014, ‘Famous’ was expanded to feature-length and is now touring the international film festival circuit.
As a national and international award-winning composer, Dr. Stella Sung’s compositions are performed throughout the United States and abroad. Dr. Sung is the recipient of the 2007-2010 Phi Kappa Phi National Artist’s Award, as well as a 2009-10 “Meet the Composer” award. Additionally, her composition, “Rockwell Reflections,” was excerpted and made into an award-winning, five-minute film, which was selected for the “Cultural Arts” award at the 2009 International MOFILM short film festival.
Other awards have been from the National Endowment for the Arts, the German Ministry of Culture, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), and the Division of Cultural Affairs of the State of Florida. Commissions have been for artists such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, saxophonist Claude DeLangle, and guitarist Andrea Vettoreti, and for the Orlando (FL) Philharmonic Orchestra, Jacksonville (FL) Symphony Orchestra, Akron (OH) Symphony Orchestra, and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Sung’s work is published by the Southern Music Company (USA), Theodore Presser Music Publishers (USA), and Editions Henry Lemoine (France), and is currently available on Koch International Recordings, Cambria Master Recordings, Sinfonica (Italy), and Eroica Master Recordings.
Sung holds the Bachelor of Music degree (piano performance) from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), the Master of Fine Arts degree (Composition) from the University of Florida, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree (piano performance) from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Sung is director of the Center for Research and Education in Arts, Technology, and Entertainment (CREATE) at the University of Central Florida, and is Professor of Music in UCF’s new School of Visual Arts and Design.
Stella Sung was named as the first “Composer-in-Residence” for the Orlando (FL) Philharmonic Orchestra in 2007 and continues to hold that position, as well as “Composer-in-Residence” for Dance Alive National Ballet (Gainesville, FL). Her latest, critically-acclaimed composition, “The Circle Closes,” was debuted by the Orlando Philharmonic in 2010.