ABOUT SARAH MINNIE
Sarah Minnie was born and raised in the heart of Chicago, Il. Sarah graduated with a degree in Communication & Digital Media from Carthage Carthage College. After College, Sarah dove right into the corporate world and quickly moved her way up the ladder. After 4 years, she knew it was the perfect time to blend her corporate 'know how' and her passion for film into a career. She then realized, life is too short to not do what you love!
As a Creative Producer/Creator, Sarah has made it a priority in her life to uplift and motivate; whether it be on set with her crews/cast or mentoring students about pursuing their dreams. Sarah has produced a number of digital mediums such as: Music Videos, Feature films, short narratives, commercials, freelance blog posts and more.
Sarah's mission in the industry (and in life) is to cast people of color (specifically womxn) in roles that are empowering and badass.
There was a time when Rudy Rubio was working the corporate life for a few years, after receiving his BS in Computer Science from DePaul University. He left that life, wanting more of a creative outlet. There he found himself receiving a degree at Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy for Cinematography & Editing.
Rudy is now an established freelance cinematographer, specializing in documentaries, music videos, and narratives. He has now found himself working more on social activism projects. Rudy has already received an Emmy Nomination for his work on the budget cuts of Chicago Public Schools called "Are We Equal?" His most recent project brought him to Kenya and Rwanda to help tell stories of brave women creating powerful solutions to global issues.
Rudy is always pushing the limits on sharing his experiences through film and with others, hoping to educate the public and to change the world for the better.
Stephanie graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Paralegal Studies. A couple of years into the field, she realized there was more she wanted to accomplish. In search of adventure and a fresh perspective, Stephanie moved to Malaysia in 2013 and spent a year teaching English and backpacking throughout South East Asia. Stephanie's eagerness to understand and connect with people of different cultures, coupled with her desire to embrace beautiful landscapes, led Stephanie to uncover her natural talents for travel and photography.
Upon returning to her hometown of Chicago, Stephanie began a certificate program at the Chicago Photography Academy, which allowed her to master the more technical side of photography and broaden her creative skills. Stephanie has a passion for street, event, and fashion photography, while also being a master of corporate head shots and behind-the-scenes photography.