About the Over Coffee Films TeamThese are the guys that get things done. With ample experience and versatile skill sets, the Over Coffee team has the range and capabilities to tackle nearly any film production project.
Director of Photography
Ben Boldt is the director of photography for Over Coffee Films. He has a photography background and is skilled with various camera types. In his off time, Ben can be found running marathons, climbing mountains, and taking photos of the great Northeastern Washington landscape.
Mitchell Crane is the CEO and Director for Over Coffee Films. He has experience directing short films, commercials, music videos, as well as short documentaries. When not working on films, Mitch is an avid outdoorsman and can often be found skiing fresh powder or rappelling down a mountain. Mitch appreciates a number of filmmakers, but Clint Eastwood is perhaps his greatest directorial inspiration.
Adam Nannini is our dedicated screenwriter, and for us, he’s written short films, commercials, and has helped with narrative ideas for projects like music videos. He’s received an MFA in Fiction and has written screenplays, stage plays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and newspaper movie reviews. His style is gritty, dark, working class, and sometimes surreal. Adam is influenced by writers like Kurt Vonnegut, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Graham Greene, and Flannery O’Connor. In film, Adam is a fan of filmmakers like Stanley Kubrick, the Coen Brothers, and Alfred Hitchcock. He’s a big fan of classic film and aspires every day to be more like Humphrey Bogart’s Rick from Casablanca (his favorite film).
Jax is a skilled actor, and he has either starred or acted in many Over Coffee Films projects. He has experience in both stage and screen, and Jax is also the casting director for Over Coffee Films.
Jared Thompson oversees all aspects of audio for Over Coffee Films, from recording to music selection. Receiving his degree in audio production from the Art Institute of Seattle, Jared focused mainly on studio production and live sound reinforcement. It was during the opportunity to work on the company’s first short film, Over Coffee, that Jared found his calling and hasn’t looked back since. When not working with Over Coffee Films, Jared enjoys watching movies, golfing, the outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends. Jared’s favorite films are Inception, The Big Lebowski, Fight Club, Garden State, Wish I Was Here, Grandma’s Boy, and many others.