Some two and a half years ago Daud Sani and Wendy Campbell of Retina Cam Productions were able to film the beginnings of artist Brian Peterson's journey in starting "Faces of Santa Ana". Since then they have spread Brian's story of the painting and support of his homeless friends at over 14 film festivals across the US, inspiring and moving thousands while receiving several awards and rewards along the way! The next step in sharing Brian's message of love to the world is with the release of their short documentary to the public. Please watch and share this wonderful lesson Brian teaches of how a simple act of love and kindness can change lives and perspective, one person at a time.
about the filmmakers
DAUD SANI, DIRECTOR/DP
Born in Pakistan and raised in the US, Daud has a passion for telling stories through visual medium which is evident in the personal touch of his filmmaking style. Daud has written and directed short films, commercials and music videos while working his way to making his debut feature film in 2017. What drew Daud to filming the “Faces of Santa Ana” story is Brian’s one on one, human to human interaction with each and every homeless person he’s helped, proving that compassion and love on a personal level works.
WENDY CAMPBELL, PRODUCER
Wendy is an award-winning producer of both narrative and documentary film content. Her films have been selected to screen in twenty five festivals including the prestigious Napa Valley Film Festival and the American Documentary Film Festival having won seven awards in the process. Wendy was touched by Brian Peterson’s story from the minute she met him and has been driven to share it with as many as possible. The overwhelming success of the short film has reignited her desire to tell the ongoing Faces of Santa Ana story with the making of a feature length documentary.