About the Filmmakers

Anne, Sam and GaryGARY LUNDGREN (Director) Before writing and directing BLACK ROAD, Gary Lundgren wrote, directed and edited the feature REDWOOD HIGHWAY starring Shirley Knight and Tom Skerritt. Mr. Lundgren’s directing debut was the 2010 award winning baseball comedy CALVIN MARSHALL, starring Alex Frost and Steve Zahn. An alum from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Mr. Lundgren has written and directed many types of filmed entertainment, including music videos, short films, television and commercials. In 2011, Mr. Lundgren was the editor of the feature films WALK-IN and Ben Shelton’s WAKING which stars Skyler Caleb and Tim Daly. In 2013 he edited the international version of Susan Saladoff’s award winning documentary HOT COFFEE for HBO. And most recently Mr. Lundgren edited the ivory trade documentary WHEN GIANTS FALL for Director Leslie Griffith which will be released in 2016. Mr. Lundgren’s production company Joma Films is based in Ashland, Oregon where he works with his wife and producer Anne Lundgren.

ANNE LUNDGREN (Producer) is an independent film producer living in Ashland, Oregon. In addition to working on music videos and national commercials (including recent ones for Hewlett-Packard and Leica Geosystems), she produces narrative features and consults on film production, distribution and marketing. Ms. Lundgren started her career developing Project Management systems in the emerging telecommunications industry. Ms. Lundgren is currently on the Board of Southern Oregon Film and Media and has produced the features, CALVIN MARSHALL (2010), REDWOOD HIGHWAY (2014), and BLACK ROAD (2016).

Director Gary Lundgren and DP Patrick NearyPATRICK NEARY (Cinematographer) is an established filmmaker with over two decades of experience working in all formats of film and video. Director of Photography credits include feature, corporate and commercial work for Apple, HP, the Disney Channel, Animal Planet, Turner Entertainment, Fox Television, Atlantic Records, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, REI and other national clients. Patrick’s recent film credits include BLACK ROAD, REDWOOD HIGHWAY and the critically acclaimed CALVIN MARSHALL and LIGHT OF MINE. Awards include finalist for best cinematography (REDWOOD HIGHWAY, 2014; CALVIN MARSHALL, 2010; and LIGHT OF MINE, 2011) and award for best cinematography (THE LEEWARD TIDE, 2006). Television work includes nationally-syndicated series “Food for Thought”, “Animal Exploration” with Jerod Miller, “Critter Gitters”, and second unit TV movie work for Disney Channel and Animal Planet.