The Film 'Olive' co-directed by Radio Alice and You Tube personality Hooman Khalili and Pat Gilles, is the first feature film to be shot entirely on a smart phone. On the road to many ‘firsts.’, Olive is now aiming to appear on 2,000 or more screens across the Unites States without the backing of any major studio. Hear from the crew and catch a sneak peak at footage from this revolutionary film set right here in the Bay Area."
Matt Fishkin is Executive Director of the California Film Institute and Executive Director of the Mill Valley Film Festival.
Patrick Gilles is a Bay Area independent film maker, writer-director. Aside from his recent work as co-writer, co-director, cinematographer and editor on the feature film "Olive", he continues to produce media for television, internet and industrial education. Upcoming projects include, Music Store, co-written by Geoff Couch, was optioned by Experience Media Studios N.A. in 2011 and is scheduled for production Summer 2012. Patrick is currently working on the feature film, Clyde Stinson on the Eve of Greatness, scheduled for Spring 2013 release.
Chris Kelly is a Silicon Valley attorney with a long track record of building innovative companies and making the Internet a safer place for kids and adults alike. As the first Chief Privacy Officer, General Counsel, and Head of Global Public Policy for Facebook, Chris helped the company grow from its college roots to the ubiquitous communications medium that it is today. He is currently an active angel investor in projects and companies seeking transformational improvements in technology, media, and finance. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, a masterâ€™s degree from Yale University, and his law degree from Harvard University. Raised in Santa Ana and San Jose, he lives in Atherton with his wife Jennifer, an entrepreneur and former prosecutor, their son Aidan and daughter August. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco 49ers Academy, an alternative public middle school in East Palo Alto.
Hooman Khalili is a morning show radio personality in the San Francisco Bay Area on Alice Radio 97.3 FM. He has been part of the Sarah and Vinnie morning show, for the past 11 years. Hooman job at the station encompasses, phone screening, movie reviews, and celebrity interviewer for the show. He has interviewed countless celebrities including Sting, John Travolta, Julianne Moore and Ed Harris, George Lucas, Maroon 5, 50 Cent, and Hunter s Thompson to name a few. In 2006, Hoomanâ€™s voice entertained a new segment of the population as he participated in the Pixar animated movie â€œCarsâ€.
In 2008, Hooman created the #1 most view non partisan video to get the youth of America to vote in the presidential election. The video received 5.1 million views on YOUTUBE and ended up in the museum of Radio and Television in NYC.
In 2012, Hooman co-directed "Olive", a feature film shot exclusively with a smartphone.