The Broken Table

Director Biography – Richard Par Richard Par was born on October 4, 1979, in Valinda, California. Passionate about movies ever since he was 10 years old, Richard went on to studying filmmaking in the Film & Electronic Arts Department at California State University, Long Beach. Richard has worked in the entertainment industry since he graduated from […]


Director Biography – Dwayne Cameron Hi there, I am a self-taught actor, screenwriter, filmmaker, and visual artist. For the last 25 years I have worked primarily as a professional actor and practicing visual artist. As an actor I have worked with over 60 directors starring in 300 episodes of TV Series and a dozen feature films. […]

Evolution of Earth, Wind and Fire

Director Biography – Grayson Villanueva, Bakari Holmes Choose Your PathProgramsLearnBlog ANNOUNCEMENTS Black Music Month – An Elevate Success StoryJune 24, 2021 June is Black Music Month, which means it’s time to shine the spotlight on one of the musical talents that we have right here in the Elevate community. Music has always been instrumental to the […]

The Ride

Director Biography – Joshua Charperrin Woodard Joshua Charperrin Woodard, 37 from Jonesboro, Ar is a writer and director of short films. Joshua uses the short film format to learn the art and develop his style of filmmaking with his end goal of making a feature film in the near future. Joshua believes that emotionally impacting films […]


Director Biography – Joel Tauber Activist. Artist. Filmmaker. Wake Forest University Associate Professor. Joel Tauber sparks discourse and facilitates change via direct actions and interventions, films, video installations, photographs, public art, podcasts, and written stories. Projects include: Border-Ball, BELT: A 2-Man Memoir, UNDERWATER: An Operatic Disco, The Sharing Project, Pumping, Sick-Amour, Searching for The Impossible: The […]


Director Biography – Thapelo Kgomotshwane Thapelo Kgomotshwne has a B-tech in performing arts technology ( the use of Studio Audio Effects in film and television from Tshwane University of technology. His being in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years of show experience behind him and directing and producing. He worked on the following productions. […]

Once There Were Stories

Writer Biography – Lynn H. Elliott I was born in Cardiff, Wales. My degrees are from Nottingham, England and the University of in Santa Barbara (MA/PhD).I taught English and Creative Writing at California State University Chico. i was Chair of English for six years. I am an award-winning playwright and screenplay writer, as well as a […]


Director – CHRIS “Bear” ADAMS