Meet the award-winning young filmmakers who traveled the world to tell the Vitamin Angels story.
Caleb is a 21-year-old writer, director, and editor from Grand Rapids, MI. He has been internationally awarded for his evocative storytelling in both short films and commercials. At age 19, Caleb directed the critically acclaimed Lost & Found Shop. At 20, he directed the cinematic short documentary It Ain’t Over, which premiered at South by Southwest in 2012 and was recently accepted into the Telluride Film Festival. After being discovered by a production company at NFFTY, Slain co-directed the notorious Surface ad for Microsoft, which received more than 6 million views in less than a week and earned him personal spotlights in both Business Insider and The Huffington Post.
Joel, age 22, has been making films since he was 10. Based in British Columbia, Canada, he has worked on small-crew documentaries, narrative films, and commercials. Joel’s films have played in festivals all around the world and have won numerous awards including a 2011 Directors Guild of Canada award.
After being taken to a galaxy far, far away as a youngling, Alex decided to embark on his own filmic journey. Through the years his stories have matured, eventually finding a home in the LGBTQ community. His latest shorts, Finding Franklin and MUM are currently traveling the world, occasionally picking up major awards but most importantly, they’re connecting with individuals from all walks of life. Besides narrative films, Alex works as a videographer documenting the fashion and behind-the-scenes worlds. He is also currently in the pre-pro stages for his first feature.