Dennis Ho's is a writer, producer and director who has generated numerous successful and award-winning projects. His latest film, "A Better Place" garnered 2016 “Best Director” at the Lyon International Awards, "Best Narration Feature" with the Los Angeles Movie Awards and “Best Independent Film for 2015” with Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. His roster of projects as a television producer include Marvel’s animated TV series, “Fantastic Four” and “Iron Man.” Dennis’ wealth of experience as a short-form creative for major distributors and networks include a legion of on-air promotion and advertising for television shows and theatrical features for Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros., Universal and ABC. He recently wrapped up two other films as Executive Producer for “Broken Memories,” starring Ivan Sergei and Rance Howard and “Day of Days,” starring Tom Skerritt. "Qi" is Dennis Ho's first foray into the documentary arena.
Jerome Leroy is an award-nominated composer who has written original music for feature films, TV movies, short films, video games and live events. In 2016, his original score to Dennis Ho’s “A Better Place” was nominated in the Best Music category at the Lyon International Film Festival. Along with scoring numerous award-winning short films, he started his career by writing music for independent feature films, and soon contributed to studio releases from New Line Cinema (“A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas”) and Universal Studios (“The Tale of Despereaux”). His credits in the film industry also includes Lionsgate’s tentpole movie “The Hunger Games”, “The Liberator” (with music by LA Phil Music Director Gustavo Dudamel), Don Handfield’s “Touchback” (starring Kurt Russell), and “50 To 1," directed by Academy Award winner Jim Wilson.
Mike Davis has over 20 years in the television/film industry and has been involved with some of Hollywood's most creative images. His dynamic range of work includes visual effects (The X-Files, CSI Miami, CSI Vegas, Being John Malkovitch, The KAOS Brief), motion graphics (CMT, E! Entertainment Television, RTL, K-CBS News, K-CAL News, Al Jazeera, Showtime, TBS), commercials (Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Cup-O-Noodles, Six Flags), music videos (Cher, Britney Spears, Ricky Martin, Eminem, Tyrese, Bette Midler, Kiss, Jewel, Marilyn Manson), feature films (The Mighty Macs, God’s Ears, Archie’s Final Project, Seeking Dolly Parton, Broken Memories, Day of Days) and documentary’s (Absent, Ron Howard: 50 Years in Film, Artur Schnabel: No Place of Exile). Mike was nominated for a Grammy and an Emmy award, (E! News Daily – Best News Graphics Package).
Mike Messenheimer began his career in the Denver as a photographer for television news and sports where he distinguished himself with several National Press Photographer’s Association awards, an Emmy, and Golden Mic. He was named the Denver Press Club’s Television Photographer of the Year.
In Hollywood, he continued shooting stills for entertainment news and shot behind the scenes on “at least, 1000 sets" and eventually became a Camerman/DP for television and features.
Some of his television DP credits include Biography, Intimate Portraits, Sightings, Borderline, NBC promotions, Discovery Channel, HBO, MTV, Playboy Channel Commercials- Nike, Miller Brewing, Coca-Cola, McDonalds, and Olay. His feature films include "Positively True Adventures of an Alleged Texas Cheerleading Mom," and “Late Shift.”
He has now retired to a sleepy seaside hamlet on the California Central Coast, but continues to spend an inordinate amount of time behind the lens of his still camera.