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George Reese
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George Reese is the writer, director, and producer for Reconquista. He also did the editing and visual effects for the film.

George recently returned to television and film after an extended career detour into technology. After selling his cloud computing firm to Dell in 2013, he has served man behind-the-camera roles in productions ranging from web series and music videos to short and feature films.

Reconquista represents his first screenwriting effort. A feature-length version of the script has been an official selection at a number of film festivals and, most recently, won Best Action/Thriller Screenplay at the 2016 New Hope Film Festival.

George is currently collaborating on an original series for Seeka TV and directing a short film for Z-Fest.

 

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Ben Enke is the director of photography for Reconquista. He also did the post-production color.

Ben began his career studying film theory and storytelling craft at the University of Minnesota. He has an affinity for filmmaking that balances intimacy and spectacle, with characters and stories being shown through larger-than-life visual moments.

Since graduating in 2012, Ben has served as cinematographer on three narrative feature films, a feature length documentary, and several shorts. He has also directed an ongoing live- action web-series.

In addition to narrative work, Ben provides high-quality, professional video production services through Enke Films LLC. His clients range from CCM Hockey to Rochester Motor Cars to Maybelline NY. Enke Films specializes in event and business promotional videos in addition to a variety of sports work.

Ben is a fan of the nerd genre of science fiction and superhero films. He is known for playing hockey, drinking Mountain Dew, and an affinity for all things Apple.

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Ben Enke
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Katie Varecka, 1st Assistant Director

Katie Varecka, 1st Assistant Director

Devin Taylor, 2nd Assistant Director

Devin Taylor, 2nd Assistant Director

Jasmine Navy, Script Supervisor

Jasmine Navy, Script Supervisor

Jennilee Park, Sound Mixing and Design

Jennilee Park, Sound Mixing and Design

Steven Hoff, 1st Assistant Camera

Steven Hoff, 1st Assistant Camera

Benjamin Treichel, Gaffer

Benjamin Treichel, Gaffer

Casey Pearson, Makeup Artist

Casey Pearson, Makeup Artist

Barb Portinga, Costume Design and Wardrobe

Barb Portinga, Costume Design and Wardrobe

Ryan Schaddelee, Special Effects Coordinator

Ryan Schaddelee, Special Effects Coordinator

Michael Sodergren, Stunt Coordinator

Michael Sodergren, Stunt Coordinator

Paulino Villarreal, 2nd Assistant Camera

Paulino Villarreal, 2nd Assistant Camera

Not pictured:

  • Peter Paddock, Composer
  • Meagan Sogge, Production Manager
  • Bethany Langham-Jones, Assistant Script Supervisor
  • Dylan Calhoun, Assistant Stunt Coordinator
  • Monique Reese, Still Photographer
  • Trevor Daniels, Grip
  • Bryce Wandling, Grip
  • Mike Horwath, Production Assistant
  • Nathan Ringham, Production Assistant
  • Emily Tunison, Production Assistant
  • Ian Holisky, Second Unit Team
  • Andrew Hunt, Second Unit Team
  • Nick Larner, Second Unit Team
  • Parker Peterson, Second Unit Team