Meet the Shockfest Crew
Guil Claveria is the creator of Shockfest Film Festival and Mockfest Film Festival of Hollywood. He is a nationally award-winning multi-media producer and devoted college teacher. As an independent writer/producer/director/actor, Claveria has accumulated over two dozen awards for his thought provoking short films and received a Senatorial Citation for writing from Ohio Senator Tom Roberts. He is a martial artist, military veteran and an avid motorcycle enthusiast. On his spare time, he writes and composes musical theater.
Alesha Claveria is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California-Santa Barbara and a Eugene Cota-Robles fellow. Her research interests include Native North American theater and performance and Indigenous theory. She currently holds an M.S. in Public Relations from Montana State University - Billings, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing-Fiction. Her recent article was published in The Eugene O'Neill Review. She is also a contributor for a forthcoming edited volume on Native American rhetoric to be published 2019 by the University of New Mexico Press.
Production Design Manager
Matt is a long time entertainer and team member of the
Shockfest crew, having served as Production Manager for the film festival since 2013. He is also the host of the Telly Award Winning Travel Series, Haunted Routes and has worked alongside the rest of the Shockfest team filling multiple roles on their various productions.
Candice is the in house editor and occasional Director of Shockfest Horror Factory. She spends most of her time on the computer, creating the media, trailers and occasionally feature films produced by the Shockfest crew. Her Director credits include the Telly Award Winning documentary, "Haunted Routes: Wicked West Coast" and "I Am Miranda: Chains Chainsaws and The Cricket". She is a Horrorhound award winner, loves the film judging process and is excited to be a part of this year's Shockfest Film Festival.