Native Hawaiian inmates in a prison in the desert of Arizona practice hula as a means of rehabilitation.
Ciara has helmed nonfiction and scripted projects from development through distribution and marketing. She holds a BA in psychology from Yale University and grew up dancing hula.
A native Hawaiian filmmaker and attorney, Beau is uniquely poised to produce OUT OF STATE. Having worked in Hawai`i’s criminal justice system for six years, his experience has provided the... more»
Terry Leonard has produced over 30+ award-winning feature films over his 12-year career. When Leonard is not working on features he also produces commercials with his production company Strongman.
Chapin Hall has shot features, commercials, music videos, documentaries, TV pilots, and over 20 short films. An accomplished artist in several media, Chapin is always seeking to craft a visual... more»
Jason is a documentary editor and director, best known for editing the 2013 Academy Award® winning film, TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, which earned Zeldes an ACE Award for Best Edited Documentary... more»
Simon Beins is a composer and performer whose work appeared in projects by Focus Features, PBS’s POV and Independent Lens, and has been released on Warner Music’s Rhino Records. His music... more»
Catherine is a filmmaker and international public policy professional who specializes in monitoring and evaluating impact, having worked for organizations like the Clinton Foundation and MIT’s... more»
Justin Williams ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Kaiana Haili CULTURAL ADVISOR
Production still photo credit: Chapin Ellis Hall, Director of Photography
“Out of State is a critical investigation into man’s ability to change. We create a space where viewers can be both analytical of our inmates while also understanding their point of view.”