Down By Pictures is the Los Angeles based creative team of filmmakers Joel Garber & Robin Hardy.
Joel Garber is a Milwaukee born filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He received his M.F.A. in Cinema from San Francisco State University. His films have screened at festivals around the world including the Palm Springs International ShortFest, the Miami Short Film Festival, the Wisconsin Film Festival, NewFilmmakers LA & NY, and the Canadian Film Centre. Joel makes a living as a Director, Writer, and Editor for clients such as CBS, HGTV, Animal Planet, and the L.A. Greek Film Festival. He is also the co-founder of the Interfaith Institute for Vulnerability and Family Darkness, a storytelling workshop and performance series.
Robin Hardy is a Los Angeles based Actor, Writer and Producer who grew up in the film industry on sets such as Sex, Lies, and Videotape and Erin Brockovich. Originally from Louisiana, Robin received a B.A. in Theater from the College of Charleston and she continues her studies with the Stuart Rogers' Studio in L.A. Having worked with A-list Directors and Producers in both production and the editing room, Robin has a varied and nuanced understanding of the film world that she is parlaying into her own films.