David Gaz is an award-winning creative director and filmmaker. After graduating from art school, Gaz moved to Paris where his experimental work in photography led to two patented imaging techniques. Upon his return stateside, Gaz opened studios in San Francisco and Los Angeles, which he closed in 2002 to focus on filmmaking. GOOD VIRUS is his second documentary, following the 2009 film SELL IT TO THE DEVIL.
Sara Glaser is an Executive Producer, 1st Assistant Director, and Social Activist. She received a BA in Cinema from San Francisco State University. Upon moving to Los Angeles she immersed herself in the life of film production. Glaser has worked as a 1st AD on a number of cause-oriented projects including the independent feature PERFECTION and the state-funded documentary METH INSIDE OUT. Glaser’s social activist efforts are dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of Earth’s ecosystems and stem from the belief that if everyone holds themselves accountable, necessary changes to social conditions can be achieved. She will soon earn a M.B.A. in Sustainable Management and has recently launched the KIND MEDIA FOUNDATION with co-founder Daniela Rey to continue supporting socially-charged projects.
Chane’t Johnson, a Dallas-native, who has been building an impressive resume since her arrival in Los Angeles in 2001 armed with a MFA from UCSD in theater, is playing an integral role in GOOD VIRUS. After being credited with eleven guest starring roles on television in 2009, Johnson is currently preparing to direct the short film, THE PONY MAN, as well as producing this documentary. Her role within the GOOD VIRUS project is broad, and not only touches upon her skills as a producer, but she is also acting as the film’s mascot, portraying the GOOD VIRUS and acting as the film’s interviewer.
Robert Hensley is an award-winning designer and playwright, and works as the Director of Education for a cosmetic company. GOOD VIRUS marks his first foray into production of a documentary. Hensley’s interest in the project stems from the excitement, unbridled giggles, and smiles that accompany any explanation of the project.
The Kind Media Foundation is an innovative media non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering meaningful social projects through the production of high-end video, web, print and social media at low cost. The partnership with GOOD VIRUS allowed KMF to contribute to the tremendous work involved in the production of this documentary by providing services like web design and social media management to improve GV’s online presence, engage the community and increase financial support. For more information please visit KindMedia.com.