OUR PRODUCTION TEAM:
Benford Standley has been in the business of entertainment for 40 plus years, working with the likes
of Clint Eastwood, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Hoyt Axton,
Waylon Jennings, Taylor Swift, Aaron Neville, Les Paul and many others. He has produced Wild West
Shows, Rodeos, Symposiums, the World Chile Cook-off, several 3 day music festivals, a arts and craft
festival on the strip in Vegas with a concert in a Vegas casino, and hundreds of concerts and bar gigs in
five states and three foreign countries. He produced a very important symposium on runaway kids, a
subject he has written two books on, and presently doing a shocking ebook about.
Christopher Felver is a photographer, author, and filmmaker. His work has been exhibited inter-
nationally, and his works are collected by numerous libraries and museums, including Stanford Univ.
Special Collections. He participated in the 53rd Venice International Film Festival, and screened
films in festivals and museums around the globe, including presentations at the Library of Congress,
he received the Best Art Documentary Awards at the Cinema Arts Centre Independent Film Festival,
and he was a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. He has worked with some of the
greats in the biz and has teamed up with Bruce Ricker, partner and associate of Clint Eastwood's
on several of his film projects. Chris is presently co producing a documentary on Jimmie Rodgers
with Benford Standley.
Dan Jones was recently Chairman of the Ponca Nation, Oklahoma. He was a Field Producer on
the Emmy nominated documentary 500 Nations, working with Kevin Costner. He worked for Disney
Imagineering on the Disney America Project, and performed with Sammy Davis Jr. and Wayne
Newton at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Jones' television productions
include producing The World of American Indian Dance, which premiered on NBC in 2003. In
2001 Jones was the co-host and co-producer of the First Americans in the Arts awards ceremony
webcast, with broadcast partner Yahoo.com. In 1993 he received the Muse Award from the
Association of American Museums for a work produced by the new Smithsonian National Museum
of the American Indian. Jones is a traditional straight dancer.
Len Dell'Amico directed and/or produced many concert films and music videos with such artists
as Sarah Vaughan, Herbie Hancock, the Allman Brothers Band, Linda Ronstadt, Blues Traveler,
Carlos Santana, Ray Charles, Reuben Blades, Bonnie Raitt, and of course, Grateful Dead. Len
first worked with Grateful Dead in 1980 on "Dead Ahead," the band's live TV broadcast and
platinum home video. He was the band's "film and video guy" for the next 11 years. Dell'Amico
and Jerry Garcia co-directed "So Far," the top-selling music video of 1988, which won the
American Film Institute's award for best long-form music program. Len has just recently
released his first feature movie "Everything Must Go."
Frank Mull has been in the "biz" for four plus decades. From Radio, which he began in 1960 at
WFLO in Farmville, VA, he went into the record industry in 1968. Three years at Capitol was a
beginning of over twenty years as a executive in that field, including national promotions with
Mercury and Avco Records. Mull has been as Exec. Director of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.
working with state and national government officials, including mayors, governors and U.S.
Senators, and have him dealing with such legendary entertainment names Red Barber, Dick
Clark, Arthur Godfrey and Paul Harvey, among others. He has been director of operations of the
700-member Reunion of Professional Entertainers (ROPE). Frank Mull has worked with Merle
Haggard for many years as tour manager, merchandise manager and many other hats for Hag.
Richard Bastian aka Sebastian
LA TV stations and CNN with breaking news, and served as photographer for the Daily
News in LA, and lead photographer for three years of the Paso Digital Film Festival.