Ela Roth grew up in east Germany as the wall between socialism and capitalism was being torn down. Her family and friends are musicians, ranging from the orchestra, to the jazz stage, to the underground of Berlin.
She went on to achieve an advanced degree in health economics, and worked in this field professionally.
Through extensive worldwide travels, she has become a curator, photographer, and a filmmaker. She worked with the distribution of the US/Honduran documentary ‚La Finca Humana‘ in the US and Germany, and shot and directed her own feature doc, entitled ‚Two Mothers‘ in Vietnam.
She is featured and partnered with Greenpeace, Make SMTHNG, ReFashionReFood, Berliner Klimatag, Fairtrade Initiative Saarbrücken, and others in connection to her art-based woman’s empowerment project in Honduras.
Joey Capone is a writer, actor, director, and producer who has been in love with cinema from an early age growing up in southern California.
He has won multiple ‘best actor’ festival awards and appeared alongside Nicolas Cage, Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Chris Evans, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Aubrey Plaza, Anthony Mackie, and many others.
He has been a producer, production manager, 1st AD, Art Director, and writer on feature films (Carlos Spills the Beans, On Holiday, The Black Belle, Prevertere, Turn Into Earth), as well as many music videos (Outkast, the XX, Victoria + Jean).
He has had a long-time connection to Latin America, having first experienced it as a youth doing humanitarian work in Mexico and Brazil, then living in Mexico for various periods of time, and most recently living and working as a volunteer schoolteacher in Honduras.
Ela and Joey currently live in Berlin with their baby daughter, Matilda.