Team Bios

Sandra Chandler: Cinematographer

Sandy Chandler holds an MFA from the USC School of Cinema & Television and has established a reputation among the first rank of documentary cinematographers. Her work has been featured at film festivals, received theatrical exhibition, and broadcast widely. She was nominated for an Emmy for cinematography for Living Dolls; HBO. Other credits include The Eyes of Tammy Faye for HBO; The First Year for PBS and the Getty, it was awarded a Peabody; 101 Rent Boys for Cinemax; The Young and the Dead for HBO. She has taught documentary camera at the University of Southern California School of Cinema and Television.

Douglas Blush: Editor

Doug Blush has been an editor, cameraman and director on a wide range of documentaries and other films. He edited the 2006 hit documentary Wordplay, I.O.U.S.A., a competition documentary at Sundance 2008, and SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED which premiered at South by Southwest 2008. He runs MadPix, a production and post production company, with his wife Lisa in Los Angeles. Doug is a graduate of the USC School of Cinema & Television.

Buddy Judge: Composer

Buddy Judge has been writing and performing music since age 11. Starting his career as a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he has performed with, produced, and written music with many different artists including Aimee Mann, Michael Penn, Liz Phair, and The Wallflowers. After producing songs for Aimee’s critically acclaimed record “Bachelor #2” (many of which were featured in Magnolia) and performing on The Oscars in 2000, Buddy began writing music for film in earnest. Some of his recent projects include: According to Spencer, Funny Old Guys, and Sir!, No Sir!

Christopher Kirk: Motion Graphics Designer

Chris Kirk is a motion graphic designer living in Los Angeles. While majoring in film at U.C. Berkeley, he made a documentary on the local rap scene. As in-house designer at Foote Cone & Belding and Goldberg Moser O’Neill, Chris worked for such clients as Levi’s, Dell Computer, Electronic Arts and Kia Motors. Eventually he broke away to form his own progressive company – mindbomb films. Since then he has worked for clients like Sony, MTV, Sega and WebTV. His love of documentaries has led to work on recent films such as Sir No Sir, Fuel and Torn from the Flag.