In The Parlor Team
Ms. Boucher has been involved in the film and television industry for over 20 years in Oregon and California as part of several award winning feature films, short films, music videos, commercials, industrials and educational videos. She has produced, directed, written and designed. Heidi’s eye for detail and experience in many facets of production have given her the tools needed to create visually interesting pieces that not only deliver the client’s message but help them stand apart.
Other projects currently in pre-production include a documentary that has taken her to Germany to interview Holocaust survivors and another on the effects of video games on the developing brains of children. She prides herself in pulling together solid teams for outstanding project outcomes both technically and visually.
Project awards include Telly, 2nd and 3rd place, Best Music Video, Sacramento Film and Music Festival, and several national film festivals, Official Selections for short films. In addition to her production work, Ms. Boucher has over 25 years experience as a home death care guide.
For the past five years Ruby may be better known as an actor but she began her production career over 25 years ago in England working as a Production Assistant, Producer, Director and Writer. She has worked on feature films, shorts, music videos, documentaries, industrials and television.
As a director/producer her awards include Best Program Music Video 2008, 2009, and Independent Music Video, Runner Up 2010, Sacramento Film and Music Festival. In 2007 her short film, Five Down, was a top 10 finalist in a competition sponsored by ThinkSync Films and Raindance
David ‘Sketch’ Sketchley began his film career in London, in the mid 80s cutting TV commercials and music videos on film and tape. An early user of non-linear editing systems he has over 20 years experience with Avid Media Composer.
Moving to California in the mid 90s he worked in Los Angeles extensively on music videos and music oriented long format sports and entertainment shows for TV. Now based in Sacramento, he has, for the last decade, worked on all forms of long and short format projects tending more toward independent feature projects and documentaries. He has been the recipient of multiple awards for television commercials and music videos as an editor and director.
Brian Hamm has been working as a Director of Photography since 1999. Brian began with a degree in Audio Post Production and ventured his way onto set as a Production Assistant, then to a Grip, a Best Boy and eventually picked up a camera to shoot short films and music videos.
Brian understands the value of his supportive local crew to achieve the highest production quality and while making set-ups efficient to enhance creativity. With experience in many formats such as film, high definition, red, and DSLR, he has developed the skills to create a supportive look to suit any project.
Brian has worked for Discovery Channel, History Channel, Travel Channel, Sirens Media, Discovery ID, A&E, Drive Thru Records, Cash Money Records, Astone Flanagan Agency, KeJo-Productions, MSNBC, California Department of Justice, and many others.
Awards include “Best Cinematography” at the Sacramento International Film Festival, Regional “Emmy Award” for Idea Factory, “Best Documentary” at the Honolulu International Film Festival, as well as several film festival “Official Selections” for short films, documentaries and features.
Brian’s talent has allowed him to build a network of clients who have continued to bring him new opportunities throughout the years. His professionalism, passion and dedication to his craft are evident in his work and compliment his character as a DP.
Ian began shooting black and white 35mm photography at age 14; he developed and printed his own pictures. Webb continued to study the art of black and white photography until age 20. While attending community college in Sacramento, he served as a photojournalist for The American River Beaver and The Lincoln News Messenger. In 2008 Webb began studying Digital Film & Video Production at Art Institute of Sacramento – California; he instantly fell in love with Camera Operating.
In 2010, Webb received the “Best Cinematography Achievement Award” from The Art Institute. He has served as Camera Operator for two music videos, both of which received the ‘Best Program Music Video’ award at The Sacramento International Film Festival. Webb can operate a multitude of digital film cameras including, The Red One, Sony Ex-3 & Ex-1, Panasonic HPX-300, Panasonic HVX-200, Canon 5d, 7D & T2i.
In June 2011, Webb graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Digital Filmmaking and Video Production from The Art Institute of California, Sacramento. Presently, Webb works at M Entertainment in Northern California as a camera operator and finishing editor for the television show, “Bringing it Home”. Webb also works as a freelance camera operator and editor. He currently resides in Northern California.
Daniel has worked sporadically as a production assistant for the last six years, and has worked closely with Heidi Boucher on many projects. His previous experience as the owner of Ugly Truck Hauling has given him the tools to handle key administrative tasks throughout the production of In the Parlor. Daniel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampshire College in 2012 and currently lives in Vienna, Austria where he is pursuing a Master’s degree in ecological economics.