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Eric Mofford
Eric Mofford

Eric Mofford is a producer, director, line producer and budget consultant. He has been involved in over 150 film, television and on-line productions as well as numerous music videos and commercials. His credits include the Emmy-winning television series 24 and the iconic indie feature, Daughters of the Dust. Recently he served as Head of Production at Lone Wolf Media overseeing documentary projects for NOVA, Nat Geo, Animal Planet, Smithsonian Channel and PBS. Previously, he served as Head of Production at Lady of the Canyon where he produced projects such as the dramatic television pilot, Finding Hope, with Chris Mulkey, James Morrison, Darby Stanchfield and Molly Quinn; and the comedy documentary, We’ll Always Have Dingle, shot in Kerry County, Ireland. He also served as Head of Production at Unconventional Media, producing the Emmy-nominated award-winning documentary, Houston We Have A Problem, and the live action portions for the EA video game, Need For Speed: Undercover, with Maggie Q.

Mofford, a member of the DGA, has written and directed projects for Disney Interactive, Saban Entertainment, The Discovery Channel, Image America, United Way and TBS. He co-produced Senior Year, a 13-part PBS documentary series on high school. He has sold two feature film screenplays and has various projects in development. His dramatic blues film, Travelin’ Trains, won a dozen national and international film festival awards and continues to play in art museum showcases over 25 years later. He has done schedules and budgets for both large studio productions and small indies and has shared that knowledge teaching numerous media workshops, both in the United States and internationally.


Jeffrey Seckendorf
Jeff Seckendorf

Jeffrey Seckendorf has been making movies and training filmmakers for years. Beginning his career in the 1970's as a stills photographer, he went on to a decade of directing and shooting commercials in NY and LA. This led to his current career as Director and Director of Photography.

Jeff received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his silky, black and white photography on JUDY BERLIN, the winner of the 1999 Sundance award for Best Director. The wide screen epic, FINDING HOME opened theatrically in the summer of 2005 and received Best Cinematography awards at the RomeInternational Film Festival and the Tiburon Film Festivals. He recently completed live actin photography on the video game, NEED FOR SPEED.

Jeff directed the acclaimed short, THE CRUX, and the pilots JOURNEY THROUGH FAITH and BEVERAGE BARN.

Jeff began his teaching career at the International Film and Television Workshops in Rockport, Maine, in the mid 1980's. As a member of the master faculty and advisory board, Jeff has taught almost every cinematography and lighting class The Workshops offers. He has taught numerous other workshops around the world and is the founder of One On One Film Training, a program offering individual training to emerging directors and cinematographers. One On One is on the web at

Jeff is a technical SCUBA diver, Scuba instructor, and co-owns Unified Team Diving. He is also a triathlete, bicycle track racer, commercial pilot, competition aerobatic pilot, and Certificated Flight Instructor and an accomplished ice and rock climber. Clips of his work and resumes can be found at

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