Roman Jaquez is an independent filmmaker. He possesses a vibrant and unique creative vision which carries through to his projects, many of which are centered around telling stories around the world, inspiring people towards growth, inclusivity and unity.
His career began in 2004 when he graduated from the Arts Institute of NYC, earning a degree in Interactive Multimedia and Web Design. His skills range from expert knowledge of Apple's Final Cut X, Mac OSX, and Apple Pro Apps. A professional cinematographer, his unique background in both film and design have provided him a unique technical viewpoint.
In 2013, he founded Compass Pictures a faith led film production company. Under which, produced and directed the feature length film The Way Forward (2017). The film depicts the intricacies of forgiveness and the father son/daughter relationship. It has gained notoriety on the International film festival circuits including NYC, Rome, Cannes, Malta, Moscow, L.A. and more.
Actres, Ashley Elizabeth Lee holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Theatre from Belhaven University. She has spent over twenty years performing in ballets, musicals, plays, and in other areas of the arts. Some of her favorite roles include: performing as a principle dancer with Northeast Ballet Company, Missy in The Marvelous Wonderettes, Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Elf in Shrek, Eponine in Les Miserables, and Echo in Eleemosynary. She thanks her parents for always supporting her crazy dreams and sends all her love to Spencer, her wonderful husband and constant source of encouragement. Hebrews 12:1-3
Singer, Joyce Im Bartholomew, Worshiper of Jesus. Mother and wife. Singer and song writer. Newly released “Songs From The Deep” music album. Movie Executive Producer at Blaze Productions. Volunteer spokesperson and opening act for Pre-Born! (PB) sponsorship concerts. My heavenly Father receives all the credit and glory for everything good that is happening!
filmforhope.com and https://www.linkedin.com/in/romanjaquez