Meet the Hope In The Holy Land Film Team
Justin Kron is the founder of the Kesher Forum, an inter-denominational gathering based in Chicago, IL for Christians who are interested in learning more about Jewish culture and building bridges with their Jewish friends and neighbors. He is also the founding director of eXperience Israel, a spiritual pilgrimage program for Christian young adults, and he writes and speaks frequently on topics related to the Jewish heritage of the Christian faith, Christian anti-Semitism, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He and his wife, Judy, have three teenage children and reside in the Chicago area. Go Cubs!
Todd Morehead is from Southern California where he lives with his wife and four children. He is a graduate from Talbot Seminary with a M.A. in Biblical & Theological Studies and the author of Grafted In: Understanding God’s Role for You and Your Jewish Neighbors. He has a passion for leading Christians to Israel—a country where he has visited over twenty-five times—to help instill God’s heart for both the people and the Land. In 2012 Todd directed and co-produced the documentary Promised Land: Israel Through The Eyes of Surfers, featuring 3-time World Surf Champion Tom Curren. In his spare time, he loves to surf.
Jesse Schluntz is a contract filmmaker based in Southern California who specializes in story-driven content ranging from web shorts to feature-length documentaries, including Promised Land: Israel Through The Eyes of Surfers. His passion is to tell honest stories that matter and inspire change, and create high quality work for all his clients regardless of the purpose of flavor. Some of his clients have included ESPN, Patagonia, Quicksilver, Surfer Magazine, and Titleist.
Troy Tertany is the principle at Anchor Design Co. based in Southern California which focuses on helping purpose-based organizations exponentially grow with the use of web development, graphics, photography and high level strategic planning. Troy has a broad range of experience including marketing art direction on Promised Land: Israel Through The Eyes of Surfers. His passion to help others and be a part of something larger than himself is what motivates him on a daily basis.
Andrew Thompson is a film-maker based out of Southern California. He has a passion for story-telling and loves to share beautiful imagery alongside it. He has worked with brands and organizations such as Intel, Microsoft, Sony, Nike, Reef, Compassion International, World Vision, and Nations Foundation to name a few.
Dustin Wise is a sound engineer, musician, producer, and filmmaker from Nashville TN. He and his family relocated to Nashville in 2011 from western Colorado. Since then, Dustin has had a role in a wide range of productions and his work has been featured by brands such as Apple, Nike, and Red Bull. He is passionate about telling amazing stories, chasing big ideas, and creating great stuff with the worlds coolest people.
Any affiliation that the film team has with a particular organization does not infer an endorsement of this project by that organization.