Daniel Etura was always passionate about film and moving image, making his first short film at the age of 11. Etura studied Fine Arts in Caracas (Venezuela) at the Universidad Armando Reveron. At a young age Daniel worked as post-production director in the renowned latinamerican channel Canal Uno and won several awards with his short-film. With more than 40 videoclips experience behind his back, Daniel has been recently nominated at The Latin Grammys awards for Music Video. Currently Daniel combines his work as a filmmaker and being the head director of the Madrid Skate Film Festival.
Co-founder of Longboard Girls Crew, bearded lady and enthusiast promoter of the female scene. Chus studied advertising in Universidad Antonio de Nebrija of Madrid, and Mastered and worked at Zink Project School. Chus was the scriptwriter of Endless Roads seen by almost 3 millions viewers and renowned worldwide. He will work as scriptwriter and camera assistant during the film.
Marketing Manager and co-founder at Longboard Girls Crew, Monica was one of the Executive producers of Endless Roads, LGC first length movie. Monica studied Sociology and International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Having lived in Israel for 5 years, Mónica knows pretty well the country from within. Making this movie means to her a personal project and a great and exciting challenge.
Valeria Kechichian is Longboard Girls Crew Co-Founder, Press, PR & Social Media Manager. Armenian-descendent, born in Argentina and has been living in Spain for the last 12 years. She co-founded Longboard Girls Crew in August 2010 with Jacky Madenfrost and since then has been promoting female longboarding in every possible way, specially focusing on gender equality. In OPEN, she focuses in the marketing, general production & crowd-founding issues.
Born in Caracas,Venezuela and based in Madrid, Spain. Jacky founded Longboard Girls Crew in the summer of 2010 and she has been working behind LGC Staff for the past 3 years and has been developing this idea together with Monica, Valeria & Chus. Since she lived in Israel she will be helping in all the logistics, production and needs during the shooting. Jacky is also a sound engineering technician and will join the production crew to assure not only the skateboarding standards are met, but also the sound technical features.
Co-founder and head of product research and development at Dasilva, the first and largest longboard brand in Israel - Alon Studied industrial design at Holon Institute of Technology, and today divides most of his time between designing boards and riding them. He is a total skate-nerd when it comes to longboarding tech and culture, and knows the roads in Israel like the back of his hand.
Co-founder and head of graphics, marketing and social media at Dasilva, the first and largest longboard brand in Israel - Ben studied industrial design at Holon Institute of Technology, and today is one of the main driving forces behind the Israeli longboard scene, doing everything from organizing events all over the country to filming and editing videos and getting more people stoked on longboarding. He spends countless hours driving up and down the country and finding new spots to ride - if there's anyone that knows where to ride in Israel - it's him.
The third part of Dasilva, the first and largest longboard brand in Israel - Tom studied Cinema at Tel Aviv University and mostly likes to stay behind the lens. Between working on feature films (award winning 'Cannon Fodder' is his latest creation) and slashing lines in fresh powder on Colorado slopes, Tom is the top longboarding cinematographer and photographer in the country.
Born in Broward County, Florida & raised in Montreal, Quebec. Started skateboarding in 2008 after dealing with college. I'm a cynical person in addition to being considerate. I'm a straight-edge kid. Disenthrall yourself.
Videographer at Skatehousemedia
Photographer for Downgrade Magazine
Professional downhill skateboarder for Sector 9 & Paris Truck Co.