Film Makers

Justin Coupe


Justin Coupe is a sixth generation Californian, living in the greater Sacramento area. Justin is a board member with the Capital Film Arts Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and development of Northern California's film-making community. Justin first fly fished for steelhead at the age of 12 on Southern Oregon's North Umpqua River. Justin received his B.A. in Film and Digital Media along with Literature/Creative Writing from the University of California at Santa Cruz. In October of 2008, Justin finished principle photography on Cloud's Rest, a documentary that follows Austin Taylor, an inspirational man disabled by cerebral palsy, along his amazing, off-trail journey to the top of Cloud's Rest Peak in Yosemite National Park.

Palmer Taylor


Palmer Taylor is 26 years old and received his B.S. in Applied Physics with a minor in Electronic Music from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Palmer currently works with audio production and sound design, recording audio in the Bay Area and composing music for various projects. Working with the latest audio hardware and software, Palmer enjoys combining synthesized sounds with acoustic instruments to create unique sounds and scores. Palmer is currently working on the sound design and score for the documentary Cloud's Rest.