Napa Valley, California | USA
Amelia Ceja immigrated from Mexico when she was 12 years old to work in Napa Valley as a grape picker. The daughter of agricultural workers, Amelia met and befriended farmworker union founder Cesar Chavez as a child and honors his legacy today by operating a vineyard that prioritizes workers and the planet.
Director • Kari Birdseye
Producer • Kari Birdseye
Director of Photography • Dave Getzschman
Editor • Rob Getzschman
Editor • Chris Jordan-Bloch
Key Cast • Amelia Morán Ceja
Kari Birdseye, Director and Producer
Currently a campaign manager for WildAid, Kari Birdseye is an Emmy award-winning producer, sustainability author and communications specialist, with extensive experience in corporate & environmental communications. She successfully developed and implemented state and national public relations programs and has twenty years of management experience in media, communications and public relations. She served as a high-profile spokesperson for the California wine industry while developing and implementing the California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing Practices program. During her eleven years at Cable News Network as Executive Producer, she supervised editorial content and production of the highly-rated Weekend Morning Magazine Show.
Dave Getzschman, Director of Photography
Dave Getzschman has spent more than 20 years using pictures to convey a sense of the reality he sees around him. His images have been published in every major newspaper in America, and his work has been honored by Pictures of the Year International, the National Press Association, and Photo District News. He is a certified yoga instructor and practitioner and lives in Los Angeles.
Rob Getzschman, Editor
Rob Getzschman is a comedy film and television editor in Los Angeles, making funny videos for companies like Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Upright Citizens Brigade, Funny Or Die and College Humor. He loves post production but frequently acts as producer and director to tell stories for companies like LinkedIn, Square, Sungevity, and more. He plays bass in a band called Highland Hawks.