The Team

JD Herrera

President/CEO

JD is the President/CEO and general counsel for CirrusFilm™ LLC. Founded in 2010, CirrusFilm is an Albuquerque-based film production company.  click for more ...

Charlie Gravina

Vice President/CFO

Entertainment attorney, and UPM on local independent film, specialized in entertainment contracts, film finance and funding issues. Charlie also produces the annual Filmstock New Mexico film festival. click for more ...

Billy Garberina

Producer-Director-Writer

Billy has been referred to by the Albuquerque Journal as an “Indie Film Guru.” His extensive forays in micro-budget cinema and his varied talents more than back that up. click for more ...

Becca Holmes

Director of Story development

Co-Manager of Active Learning through Opera (ALTO) program with the Santa Fe Opera since 2006, where, with the help of her team of opera artists, she has supported over 40 groups of students in grades K-12 to develop and produce their own operas. . click for more.....

Brandy Rodke

Editor/Director

Brandy Rodke is creatively and persistently driven to work in a team environment to Direct, Produce, Assistant Direct, Camera PA, Boom Op, Script Supervise, Screenwrite, and Storyboard the art of motion pictures. click for more.....

Michael Walter

Producer/Director

Renowned stunt coordinator, stuntman and actor, Michael Walter has joined the team as a producer and director. click for more.....

Jesse Lockwood

Associate Producer

Jesse comes on board CirrusFilm™ as an associate producer. Jesse has completed the University of New Mexico Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media program as well as the Central New Mexico film program.click for more.....

Chris Cervantes

Cinematographer

As a Cinematographer Chris love to bring a story to life through compelling images. He believes that every story can be enhanced with a creative use of light, shadow, camera movement, color, and composition. click for more.....

Jim Behnke

Producer/Director

Jim Behnke (“Drive,” “Knight and Day,” “The Majestic”) is a thirty-five year Hollywood insider veteran with credits that read like a list of Hollywood’s biggest movies.
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Marshall Nelson

Director of Musical Development

Marshall is both a phenomenal performer and composer. As a performer, he has opened for huge bands like The Beach Boys, Blue Oyster Cult, Mariah Carey and Kansas.
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Steve Raye Stanard

Director of Casting & Talent Management

Steve arrived in New Mexico in the summer of 1999.  Upon his arrival, he opened the Talent Management Agency and began building a client database of talent for feature films and TV series production companies. click for more ...