January 22, 2024 - January 22, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us at 7:00 PM on Monday, January 22, 2024, for DIFF INSIDE FILM with Out of Order Studios, part of the DIFF educational screening and talk series for film students.
The program includes a screening of works by award winning producers and directors from Out of Order Studios, followed by a Q&A.
Admission is complimentary for students, parents and instructors. Reservations are required.
KERRI NAVARRO, is an award-winning producer based in Dallas, Texas. Over the past 15 years, she has produced feature films, short films, broadcast radio, television, and creative content for Fortune 500 companies. While producing WFAA’s The Gordon Keith Show, she took home a Lone Star Emmy Award. She is co-producer and production manager for The Chosen television series. Kerri is a leader in the DFW production community and has served as President of the Dallas Producers Association and Vice President of Women in Film Dallas.
ERIN GARDNER is a Lone Star Emmy® Award winning producer who focuses her talents on brand engagement and narrative production. She has supported storytelling for American Airlines, TRG, AT&T, Sally Beauty and ABC. In her spare time, she writes puppet shows for her church.
CHAD GUNDERSEN’s producing career began over 25 years ago while in college at the University of North Texas. While there, Chad co-founded Night & Day Films in 2000 and made numerous award winning commercials, music videos and short films. Going out on his own in 2006, Chad started Gundersen Entertainment where he worked alongside studios like 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate and Sony to produce multiple life-changing films. Some of his more notable projects include Like Dandelion Dust starring Academy Award Winner Mira Sorvino and Barry Pepper, The Trial starring Matthew Modine, Hoovey starring Patrick Warburton and Lauren Holly, as well as the children’s animated series, Owlegories. In 2015, along with producer Chris Juen, Chad started Out of Order Studios, where they have produced numerous TV shows, animated projects and feature films, including the ground-breaking TV series, The Chosen.
For the last 25 years CHRIS JUEN has been involved in many studio tent pole films for both Visual Effects and Animation while working at Sony Pictures. In 2004, after playing a key role on Robert Zemeckis’s Polar Express, he made the jump from Live Action to CG Animation. He played a crucial role in helping to setup the new Sony Pictures Animation Division. While at Sony his credits included Co-Producer on hits like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and Arthur Christmas, as well as Digital Producer of the animated films Surf’s Up and The Polar Express. Juen is also credited as the Visual Effects Producer on Beowulf and a Visual Effects Producer on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. In 2015, along with producer Chad Gundersen, Chris started Out of Order Studios, where they have produced numerous TV shows, animated projects and feature films, including the ground-breaking TV series, The Chosen.