JUDGES OF 2021
Our Film Festival Judging Process in 3 Rounds
Oneshia Edens aka “Lovely Big O” is a Greenville, SC native, who shares her Christian Comedy throughout the United States and Internationally. The well-known entertainer uses her full-figured physique, family and church experiences to make anyone she meets laugh! She also draws upon her own personal experiences as a single parent and youth growing up in Greenville SC. Oneshia spreads the same level of fun and excitement on the airwaves every weekend on the number one radio station, 107.3 JAMZ in Greenville SC!
Security advisor for the music, motion picture & television industries, judge for multiple film festivals, avid film aficionado, and owner of a Steve McQueen replica ‘Bullitt’ picture-car, Gregory Harrison is well versed in the cinematic arts history & appreciation of filmmaking and helms one of the leading all-Veteran risk management firms for creative professionals above-the-line and production security.
Cameron Smyth is a Santa Clarita native. He was born and raised in the City and attended all local schools (Peachland Elementary, Placerita Jr. High and Hart High School). He attended college at U.C. Davis where he received a degree in Rhetoric and Communications. After graduating, Smyth returned to Santa Clarita and immediately became involved in the community, coaching high school volleyball and football. He also became involved in local politics joining the staff of then-Assemblyman Pete Knight and running his successful campaign for the State Senate.
Roy is a colorist and the founder of Reason Studio in Burbank. He color grades hundreds of projects every year including feature and short films, music videos and commercials, etc. Many of these projects have been distributed to theatres as well as top streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Videos. A lot of his works have participated in major festivals and won awards. Reason Studio produced a short educational film “What is Color Grading”, the short film gained much popularity and helped many filmmakers understand the importance of color in post-production.
During that time, Charlie helped developed some of the world’s most successful movie franchises, including the Pirates of the Caribbean saga, the National Treasure films, the Bad Boys series, and most recently the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick, premiering summer 2022.