32K Productions is a creative and ambitious production company. We are a bilingual, woman, and minority-owned company that's passionate about social justice and doing good in the world. We work closely with our clients to create cinematic, compelling messages that exceed the expectations of the budget. We believe everyone has a unique story to tell, and we enjoy partnering with our clients to tell it.
Director & Editor
Javier Briones is a bi-lingual filmmaker and curator with over 10 years of experience in both narrative and documentary film. Motivated by social and personal concerns, he makes films that are complex, layered explorations of history, memory and subjectivity. His films focus on people from Latin America and the places, spaces and moments where social, political and cultural structures take on visible and tangible forms. His works include El Soñador, Luz, and The Earth Did Not Speak, which was nominated for a 2016 International Documentary Association Award. Javier has been an Artist in Residence at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program and the San Francisco Film Society. Some of his most notable recognitions include the JustFilms Princess Grace Award, The President’s Award at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, and the Delphic Art Movie Award. He is a curator at the San Francisco chapter of the Video Consortium, an international organization for journalists and documentary filmmakers.
Cinematographer & Colorist
Chris provides the photographic vision for 32K projects. His diverse experience across narrative, documentary and commercial formats is united by a cinematic lighting sensibility cultivated over many years of experience and study. Favorite subjects include include landscape, architecture and on-location interviews. Notable projects shot by Chris include The Earth Did Not Speak, a documentary featuring dramatic Central American landscapes and a candle-lit memorial, and Heroes and Hearts, a video showcasing the diversity of San Francisco for San Francisco General Hospital. In his spare time, he volunteers with Filmmakers for Action, with a focus on advancing LGBT issues.
Producer & Editor
Sarah is a professional cat-herder…with 10+ years of experience as an editor and producer. She excels at puzzling together disparate elements of a project to create a compelling narrative. Her nuanced understanding of pacing and story-telling have been honed during the 100+ projects she has under her belt. Sarah utilizes her experience to anticipate and overcome the inevitable hurdles that pop up in any project. She has an obsessive attention to detail and a pragmatic approach to problems on and off the set. She believes strongly that partnerships are the fastest and most enjoyable path to success. In addition to her work as a filmmaker, Sarah has taught both film studies and editing at San Francisco State University.