The Crew

John Bucher (Director, Writer)
John Bucher is an award-winning writer, filmmaker and culture communicator based out of Hollywood, California. He has produced film, television and video programming in more than 30 countries around the world including Iraq, Mongolia, China, Argentina and Morocco. His documentary work on AIDS in Africa received both Telly and Omni Awards. He has served as the Executive Director for the Damah Film Festival and currently teaches at the Los Angeles Film Studies Center. He also serves as the Director for Story Development for the Global Short Film Network. He has taught seminars on story, film and pop culture on five continents.  John co-owns Sideshow Media Group, a culture communications company based in Los Angeles, California, that produces original music, comics, books and films. Visit his web site at johnbucher.org

Joshua Bucher (Writer)
Joshua Bucher is the author of books including Out of Nowhere and Witches Moon. He serves as the Creative Director for Sideshow Comics and is currently in development on several literary, comic and graphic novel projects. He lives in Hollywood, CA.

Bob Sanford (Producer)
Bob Sanford has produced films including Shut Up And Die Like and Aviator, Through the Glass, Haircut, and Not Evelyn Cho, starring Joe Manganiello of HBO’s True Blood. Bob co-owns Sideshow Media Group, a culture communications company based in Los Angeles, California, that produces original music, comics, books and films. He specializes in marketing and continues to produce out of Colorado Springs, CO.

Drew Maw (DP)
Drew Maw has served as Cinematographer on films including Just Cops, Ships in a Bottle, Breakdown, Hope Reigns and many others. He has also directed episodes of the television series Stage 5. Drew lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.


Jordan Steele (Editor)
Jordan is an up-and-coming filmmaker whose passion for film comes at the crossroads of where art and technology meet. You will most typically find him in one of his two favorite places: either behind the camera or in the edit bay. He has been a key part of multiple award winning shorts, and his first feature film as an editor went on to win an award for Best Student Feature Film, among others. Jordan is now based out of Los Angeles, but has been hired for projects all across the United States and loves to travel for production. Visit his website at jordan-steele.com.