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“I read somewhere that Toru Iwatani, the creator of Pac-Man, said the original source of inspiration for the Pac-Man character was a pizza with a slice missing,” smiles PES. “That got me thinking. What if I recreated Pac-Man but really used a pizza? What if I recreated a bunch of classic arcade games based around this concept? What would Space Invaders look like? What about Centipede?” The stop-motion visionary reveals, “From that first line of thinking came Game Over, what I consider as my first ‘food’ film.…


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    • PES is the creator of some of the most widely viewed stop-motion films of all time, including Roof Sex, KaBoom!, Game Over and Human Skateboard. His uncanny knack for transforming familiar objects through stop-motion animation has earned him global recognition and dozens of honors. His short Western Spaghetti was named #2 Viral Video of the Year by TIME Magazine and won at Sundance in 2009. In 2013, his short Fresh Guacamole became the shortest film ever nominated for an Academy Award. PES has also directed dozens of…

  • SANDRO-Bio


    • Sandro has been photographing people for more than thirty years. In 2012 he teamed with Nikon to produce and direct the short cinematic video Joy Ride, which helped introduce the D800. He most recently completed Dream Park, a video short captured entirely using the Nikon D810. His editorial work has been featured in The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Time, Forbes, Details, Graphis, New York Magazine, ESPN Magazine and more. Among his numerous advertising clients, Sandro counts companies such as Allstate Insurance, Anheuser-Busch, BMW, Gatorade, Coca-Cola, Honda, Milk…

  • bio-pic-allen-farst


    • Director and producer Allen Farst of Niche Productions has filmed, directed and produced documentary films, music videos, network and cable productions, sports and interview segments for local, national and international clients. He serves as lead camera operator for helicopter drone aerial footage used by Rahal Letterman Lanigan, IndyCar, Hyundai, United Technologies Aerospace and others. Corporate clients include Beechcraft, Carrier, ABC, ESPN and ExtraTV.

  • ET-Bio


    • Elke Talbot is a North Carolina-based food photographer and filmmaker, originally from the British Virgin Islands. Elke will be graduating from Appalachian State University in May with a degree in Commercial Photography. She discovered her love for food, food culture, and photography at a young age. Elke is inspired by delicious smells, cast iron skillets, natural lighting, exciting tastes, and people who share a connection with food. See more of Elke’s work at

  • Viet Nguyen


    • A native of Austin, Viet graduated from the film school at the University of Texas and lives and works in Los Angeles as a television editor on network and cable shows including Party Down, Human Target, How To Live With Your Parents and The Following. He also directs, writes and produces short-form projects. For his short film, “Crush the Skull,” Viet was recognized with a number of awards, including Best Film of the 2010 NBCUniversal Short Cuts Film Festival. Viet directed the Veronica Mars documentary and will…

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