Bringing the world to you…Abuela Luna Pictures has produced award-winning films, Emmy-nominated television productions and numerous commercial videos shot across North America, Europe, Asia and South America.

"Mellars’ films present passionate musics and beatific visuals…"

- CineSource

"A sensual film, rich and colorful"

- Houston Chronicle

"Hugely inspirational… The fine camera work captures rich colors… Vivid splendor…"

- The Huffington Post

"Mellars traveled south on a seven-year odyssey in South America to film Tango Illusions."

- San Francisco Chronicle


Latest Productions

film festivals and television

International Acclaim

Global Audience

Abuela Luna films have screened to acclaim across the globe: From New York to London, Berlin to Toronto, Washington to Rome.


Our San Francisco Emmy-nominated TV productions have aired to diverse audiences across the US and abroad.

Premiere Venues

The Indian Embassy with the Smithsonian, Oxford, Cambridge, US Navy Memorial, The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.


Joshua Dylan Mellars has been feted with numerous awards: “a masterful filmmaker who blends music, imagery, poetry and narrative….”


The Abuela Luna team

Joshua Dylan Mellars and Sofia Englund have collaborated on diverse works, from drama “Shakespeare in the Shadows” to social documentary “Building a Better Society.” Their productions have aired on television nationwide and been feted at film festivals and distinguished venues around the world.

Joshua Dylan Mellars


Sofia Englund


Our Work

What We Do