Peter H. Chang - Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Stereographer
Peter is a director, producer, cinematographer, and stereographer who founded Golden Gate 3D in order to fully engage and explore the potential of immersive media. On several recent IMAX 3D shoots, he has been pioneering the use of 7K resolution 3D motion-control time-lapse capture systems. His film "Deus Ex Homine", which began as an IMAX 3D test for a larger project, was awarded Nvidia's Best 3D Video of 2011 along with three Telly Awards. It has played at various festivals and will next be featured on NBC Universal's upcoming "Best of 3D" blu-ray. Golden Gate 3D also made record books by delivering the world's first 3D TED talks as well as the world's first 5K resolution 3D wedding, which was featured on ABC's Good Morning America and World News as well as the Daily Mail, the Huffington Post, and Vanity Fair.
Prior to founding Golden Gate 3D, Peter established Cinefugue, a production company that combines innovative uses of cutting-edge technology with themes related to humanity's future and the young generation. Peter's notable projects include "Lightscapes", an experiential television program on Discovery HD Theater which he created and produced with Christopher Frey, shot, and directed; the award-winning "Children of Enlightenment", a documentary about Japanese youth counterculture which he co-directed, shot, and produced; and the feature film "blink", which he executive-produced. Peter has also pioneered award-winning "fusion films", an innovative concept that combines video, stills, and time-lapse photography. He has photographed several notable subjects from counter-cultural icon Wavy Gravy to Kathy Griffin and was featured on the Emmy award-winning "Kathy Griffin Show" on BRAVO TV. Peter received a degree in English Literature at the University of California at Berkeley.
Christopher Frey - Executive Producer
Christopher Frey is an Executive Producer and Managing Partner of Golden Gate 3D who works on commercial, film, television, and game projects, splitting his time between San Francisco, Tokyo, and London. As an Executive Producer, he has taken the lead on over two dozen commercial spots filmed at locations as far off as Prague and Jaipur as well as closer to home in Los Angeles and New York. He has worked with directors such as Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Spike Jonze, and Wong Kar Wai, as well as working with several A-list talent on a variety of projects, including the likes of Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Halle Berry, Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Travolta, and Kate Winslet. Chris started his career with the interactive agency USWeb/CKS, where by the end of a four-year period he was promoted to Associate Partner of Worldwide Business Development working throughout the US, Japan, and Europe with clients such as the BBC, DreamWorks, Paramount, and Universal Pictures. Chris then went on to co-found an online digital imaging company in Japan, with the company being sold into the Catenas Group in 2000. Prior to co-founding CMI in 2003, he worked in both Tokyo and San Francisco as an Executive Vice President for a VC-backed Japanese startup. Chris received dual degrees in both Asian Studies and Diplomacy and World Affairs with a minor in Japanese from Occidental College in Los Angeles, while having also graduated from the International Division Program at the prestigious Waseda University in Tokyo.
Steve Gibby - Executive Producer, Director, Cinematographer
Steve Gibby is a multiple Emmy-winning, 30-year veteran of several hundred international and national television programs that aired on eighteen different broadcast and cable networks, including NBC, National Geographic, ESPN, ESPN2, Fox Sports Net, Animal Planet, Palladia, Discovery, Spike, Versus (OLN), SPEED, UPN, Fuel, VH1, PBS, Prime Sports Network, DISH, Comcast, and many others. He has received over 70 national awards for his television production work. He serves annually as a national Emmy Awards judge for several competitions: Sports, News and Documentary, and Daytime. His network-level skills and experience include: executive producer, producer, director, editor, scriptwriter, DP, and cinematographer. In addition, Steve is a former multiple term member of the Board of Governors, of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS-Pacific Southwest). He is also a longtime technical and creative writer for several national television and film trade magazines, including Studio Monthly, Film and Video, HD Studio, TV Technology, Millimeter, and Focus. He is currently serving as Executive Producer and Director for a television documentary featuring the country of Belize, including a forward thinking greenbelt development named Sanctuary Belize. Some of Steve's other recent RED camera productions include serving as a DP and cinematographer for a 6-Red camera TV production of the classic rock band Heart in concert in Seattle, and a 10-Red camera production in Manila, Philippines featuring the legendary rock band Journey in concert. He also recently served as an Executive Producer and a DP for "Icy Killers: Secrets of Alaska's Salmon Sharks", which has aired internationally and nationally multiple times on National Geographic Channel. Steve also served recently as a Field Producer, Director, DP, and Cinematographer for alternative sports programs shot in Hawaii that aired on Fuel TV (Fox). Steve's Red camera stock footage is available via Artbeats.
Brad Kremer - Director, Cinematographer
Brad Kremer is an award winning director, cinematographer, and producer especially renowned for his work in the world of snowboarding. "Brad is, without a doubt, one of the most highly regarded and influential snowboard movie filmers/directors in the industry." says Mike Nusenow, Senior VP of Global Marketing for Burton Snowboards. Brad most recently headed up creative efforts at Burton Snowboards and Mack Dawg Productions and is regarded as a pioneer and innovator in the snowboarding industry. He is also the winner of four of the snowboarding industry's Movie of the Year titles and has directed and edited eight feature-length snowboarding films, including the highly acclaimed "Follow Me Around", "Double Decade", and "Picture This". In addition, he has co-directed or led 11 films over the past 14 years. Brad's clients in action sports include Oakley, DC Shoes, Vans, Transworld Snowboarding, Smith Optics, Billabong, and many more. His films have consistently been the highest selling action sports films in the world. In television, Brad has directed and produced programs for Fuel TV, and he worked closely with Warren Miller for Extreme Conditions on the Weather Channel. Brad's work has also been featured by Canon USA in their show reel as one of the new filmmakers pushing the limits of their cameras.
Robert Mooring - Producer, Investor Relations
Robert is a principal capital investor in GG3D He is responsible for generating a significant percentage of initial capital investment, and has engaged investors to dedicate their time and talent to GG3D. As a managing partner he is involved in all aspects of the company from content creation to business development to carrying gear on a shoot. From 2006 to 2011 he worked for Pro Home Systems; engineering and implementing cutting edge home theater and residential control systems. His clients at PHS included the CEO of a Fortune 100 company, an owner of a national sports team, and a multi-platinum recording artist. Robert is also a highly regarded Yoga instructor in the Bay Area community and was featured on the cover of the East Bay Express. He holds a level 1 certification from SPRAT for rope access and professional rigging and is also level 3 certified by AAIRE in avalanche safety and prediction. He puts this knowledge to use regularly climbing and skiing technical routes in mountain ranges all over the world. He holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees from UC Berkeley in Philosophy as well as Molecular Genetics.
Kelyn Brannon - Board Member
Kelyn is a principal investor and board member in the company and is leveraging her experience and network for GG3D. She has been Chief Financial Officer of Delivery Agent, Inc. since April 24, 2012. Kelyn served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Calix Inc. from April 23, 2008 to March 4, 2011 and served as its Principal Accounting Officer. Kelyn served as the Chief Financial Officer of Calix Corp. She served as the Chief Financial Officer of Offermatica Corp. She is a 20-year finance veteran. She served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Calypso Technology, Inc. Prior to joining Calypso Technology, Kelyn served as Chief Financial Officer of Arzoon, and was involved in its acquisition by SSA Global in June 2004. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Studio Systems Inc. (Formerly Creative Planet Inc.). Kelyn served at Amazon.com where she served as Vice President of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the International division. She has also held senior finance positions at Sun Microsystems, Lexmark International and Ernst and Young LLP. She served as Director of Studio Systems Inc. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Member of the Financial Executives Institute and participates on the e-commerce task force of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Kelyn holds a BA in Political Science from Murray State University, Kentucky.
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Sasha Gala - Associate, Board Member
Sasha brings her strong business and legal background to GG3D’s team. Sasha spent 2 years as Chief Operations Officer of the publicly traded Auxilio Inc. There she directed multiple large teams across the country that implemented complex print and sustainability programs in leading hospitals. Prior to this, she served as Vice President of Planning, Quality and HR Strategy. She has experience scaling startups and managing all aspects of operations. She started her career as an associate at the prestigious law firm of Atkinson Andelson, specializing in the area of employment, labor and education. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from UC Berkeley. She received her Juris Doctorate from Chapman University where she was the first woman in the university’s history to be chosen as ‘Speaker for the Class’. She spends much of her free time fundraising for micro-lending institutions to solve poverty. Currently, she is a freelance consultant.