THE TEAM


senior tennis movie

Kate Dandel
Director/Producer • Scout Hill Productions

A creative instigator with a passion for compelling stories, Kate Dandel is an award-winning writer, producer, director and consultant. She was a recipient of 2016 SIFF/Aegis Living $50,000 Filmmaking Grant & a 2015 King County 4Culture Grant. She has also won numerous fiction-writing awards.

Prior to focusing on writing and filmmaking, Kate worked for over ten years in marketing and consulting, serving a diverse slate of clients ranging from national healthcare systems, Fortune 500 companies, and regional nonprofit organizations. She holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MPA and a BS in Psychology from the University of Washington. In addition to handling the direction, production, public relations, finance, logistics and events for GOLD BALLS, she managed a successful Kickstarter campaign and coordinated the distribution of the film. GOLD BALLS is her first film.

Email

senior tennis movie

Amy Enser
Editor

An award-winning filmmaker, Amy has been prolific in Seattle, Washington since 2004 as a freelance editor. From 2011 to 2015 she worked with new media company Studio 216 as their Creative Director.

Film credits include, The Beast Inside (Seattle University Fellow, SIFF 2014), Dinner Dialogues Documentary Series (Bronze Telly Award, 2013), The Only Time We Have (KCTS 2013, 1 Reel Film Festival, SIFF 2013), C.B. (KCTS 2013, SIFF 2012), This is Ours (Dances With Films 2012), Welcome to Doe Bay (Regional Emmy Nominee 2014, KCTS 2013/14, SIFF “Best of Fest” 2012), Volunteer (Honolulu Film Awards Special Jury Prize 2012), History is Tradition (MOHAI Best Film in Open Category, 2011), Busking Cadenza (SIFF 2011), Modern Views (WA State SHPO Award for Historical Preservation 2011), Walk Right In (DocMiami 2010), A Healing Art (PBS POV 2009), The Heart is What Remains (Best Short, Local Sightings 2009), Ars Magna (National Emmy nominee 2009, PBS Documentary Spirit Award 2008).

senior tennis movie

Catherine Grealish
Composer

With a passion for music and collaboration, Catherine is a composer for film, media and live performance. She recently won Best Documentary Score at the Garden State Film Festival for her soundtrack for Gold Balls. In 2014 she won the Independent Music Vox Pop Award for her soundtrack for the film All Things Hidden.

Catherine is the Executive Director for the Alliance for Women Film Composers. She plays many instruments including violin, piano, and guitar. Catherine’s music has been featured in award-winning films, including the short Pearl which won Best Short at the Mexico International Film Festival and Madrid International Film Festival. She also composed music for Ellen Gerstein’s short film Come Away With Me, which has won many awards including Best Sound and Music at Australia’s Connect Film Festival. She also scored the video game: The Hole Story, which won the 2016 ID@Xbox Rising Star Award.

senior tennis movie

Andres Garreton
Cinematography

With over 40 years in the entertainment business shooting features, commercials, documentary and television, Andres is recognized not only for his work but mostly for what he brings as a human person. His leadership, commitment to excellence, unique visual style, and passion for his work has earned him recognition and awards at Berlin, Cartagena, Toronto, Chicago and New York International Film Festivals, including an EMMY for cinematography in 2001. Clients include: Sony, Paramount, Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal, Showtime, Amblin Entertainment, Imagine Entertainment, Apple, Microsoft, ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS.

“I love my work and feel extremely passionate about communicating ideas, along with the endless possibilities to promote change and exchange between cultures and people in this world. As filmmakers and entertainers we certainly have an enormous responsibility to use our skills wisely.”

senior tennis movie

Nathan Miller
Cinematography

Nate has acted as Cinematographer on numerous music videos, commercials and shorts. Nate worked as Second Unit Director of Photography on Megan Griffith's feature film LUCKY THEM (a Toronto Film Fest selection), Lynn Shelton's TOUCHY FEELY (a Sundance selection), and Megan Griffith's THE OFF HOURS (a Sundance selection and best cinematography nominee). In 2013, in addition to steady commercial work for corporate clients, he was Director of Photography for the web series ROCKETMEN, and shorts WHEN YOU WERE MINE and Mel Eslyn's THE NEXT STEP, an Official SIFF Selection.

senior tennis movie

Heather Pilder Olson
Associate Producer

Heather is a writer, producer, and director. She is currently a producer for the feature film THE HARD SONG, which will shoot in November 2017. She wrote and directed the short film DATE STORIES, which was selected for the Northwest Film Forum’s 2014 Local Sightings Film Festival, and the Harrisburg-Hershey and Columbia Gorge Film Festivals in 2016.

She was a producer for the short film PEARL, which won Best Short Film at the Mexico, Madrid, and Milan Film Festivals in 2015, and Best Drama at the Seattle Transmedia and Independent Film Festival in 2016. Screenwriting credits include the teleplay CRACK THE WHIP, and feature screenplays DODGERS and BIRTH. She also produced the short WYATT STEPS OUT, selected for the Northwest Film Forum’s 2013 Local Sightings Film Festival, as well as the shorts MOOO and CONVICTED, both selected for the Seattle Transmedia and Independent Film Festival in 2014.


project supporters

Gold Balls Movie
Gold Balls Movie
Gold Balls Movie
Gold Balls Movie
Gold Balls Movie
Gold Balls Movie
Gold Balls Movie