Date: Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 at 8:00pm
Venue: Oddball Films, 275 Capp Street San FranciscoAdmission: $10.00 Limited Seating RSVP to RSVP@oddballfilm.com or (415) 558-8117
About the Filmmakers:George Ratliff, a Texas native, began his career in journalism. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin film program, Ratliff moved to Costa Rica to write for a Central American newsmagazine and become a correspondent for Texas newspapers. After returning to the states, Ratliff redirected his efforts to film and has written and directed features, shorts and television programs.
His feature documentary, Plutonium Circus, won awards at the San Francisco International Film Festival, the International Documentary Association Awards, and won Best Documentary Feature at the South by Southwest Film Festival. Prior to Hell House, Ratliff worked as a segment Producer/Director for Split Screen on the Independent Film Channel.
In 1997 and 1998 Mortensen was the director of production at Caipirinha Productions where he supervised the post-production and distribution of the critically acclaimed documentary feature Modulations. He is currently producing the feature Mac s American Bar by George Ratliff and the feature documentary Stoked by Helen Stickler.
Selina Lewis Davidson is director of programming at Mixed Greens. After receiving her BA in anthropology at UC Santa Cruz, and working in television in Los Angeles, Selina decided to pursue her desire to make documentaries by attending the New York University Graduate Film Program. She went on to produce film, television, commercials and music videos for more than 10 years prior to joining Mixed Greens. Most notably Selina produced the feature documentary Family Name, winner of the 1997 Sundance Film Festival's Freedom of Expression Award and a 1999 Emmy nominee. She also worked on several projects with the production company World of Wonder, including LA Stories: From the Eye of the Storm, commissioned by the BBC. Selina presently oversees all of Mixed Greens documentary productions, including Sarah Price's Caesars Park, George Ratliffs Hell House, Macky Alston's Questioning Faith: Searching for Meaning When Nothing Makes Sense and Hannah Weyer's La Escuela.