“Building a Better Society” Web Release

“Building a Better Society” Web Release

Building a Better Society, directed by Joshua Dylan Mellars, is now available for online streaming on the KRCB North Bay Public Media website at www.krcb.org/buildingabettersociety. The documentary made its television premiere in June on PBS affiliate KRCB Channel 22.

“Building a Better Society” Returns to PBS

“Building a Better Society” Returns to PBS

Building a Better Society, directed by Joshua Dylan Mellars, returns to PBS affiliate KRCB Channel 22 this Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 PM. 

“Building a Better Society” Premieres on PBS

“Building a Better Society” Premieres on PBS

Building a Better Society, directed by Joshua Dylan Mellars, premieres tonight—Friday, June 26th at 8 pm—on PBS affiliate KRCB Channel 22. Building a Better Society Synopsis More and more American wage earners cannot meet the demands of a rapidly increasing cost of living.  While housing, food, fuel, education, and healthcare costs accelerate upwards, wages for […]

“Building a Better Society” TV Promo Airs

“Building a Better Society” TV Promo Airs

The television promo for Building a Better Society has begun airing on PBS affiliate KRCB Channel 22. The documentary program premieres Friday, June 26th at 8 pm on KRCB.

“Building a Better Society” filming begins

“Building a Better Society” filming begins

Director Joshua Dylan Mellars and producer Sofia Englund began filming a new documentary, Building a Better Society for PBS affiliate KRCB Channel 22. The program features individuals and organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area who are working to mitigate widening income equality in our society. The KRCB production premieres Friday, June 26th at 8 PM.

“Shakespeare in the Shadows” Trailer Release

“Shakespeare in the Shadows” Trailer Release

Abuela Luna Pictures has launched the trailer of its latest production Shakespeare in the Shadows: “Classically trained stage actor Mark Cohen teams with award winning documentary director Joshua Dylan Mellars in a mesmerizing, minimalist montage of Shakespeare soliloquies. The camera captures Cohen—who honed his craft at Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) affiliate Guildhall in London—as he […]

Abuela Luna films PGA Golfer Petersson

Abuela Luna films PGA Golfer Petersson

Abuela Luna Pictures recently completed production of a promotional film for PGA golfer Thomas Petersson. Shot just south of San Francisco at the prestigious Lake Merced Golf Club, the short film showcases Petersson’s world class technique as he drives, chips and putts on the club’s well manicured course thus providing an inside look into what […]

Pianist Marilyn Thompson Records Soundtrack

Pianist Marilyn Thompson Records Soundtrack

Classical concert pianist Marilyn Thompson recently recorded the soundtrack to Abuela Luna Pictures’ latest production Shakespeare in the Shadows. Thompson performed her many colored and much nuanced renditions of Rachmaninoff and Schubert compositions at Northern California’s Prairie Sun Studios to complement the drama of the new Shakespeare film. The Prairie Sun Studios 1950’s Baldwin grand piano and […]

Abuela Luna films “Executive Insights – Creandum”

Abuela Luna films “Executive Insights – Creandum”

Abuela Luna Pictures has wrapped production of a promo featuring Johan Brenner, General Partner in leading venture capital firm Creandum, at a special event in San Francisco’s financial district. (Creandum has helped launch an array of successful tech startups including music streaming service Spotify). The event took place at K&L Gates overlooking San Francisco’s embarcadero […]

“Shakespeare in the Shadows” Starts Shooting

“Shakespeare in the Shadows” Starts Shooting

“Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes and groves…”  As Abuela Luna Pictures’ Shakespeare in the Shadows began filming, thespian Mark Cohen donned Prospero’s robes on a windy Northern California beach to shoot a speech from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Director Joshua Dylan Mellars worked quickly to frame Cohen from numerous camera angles. As the nuanced […]