About Us

Garage Filmmakers

We are a collective of filmmakers that specialize in different genres of the industry. We produce music videos, films and commercials.

Our production team is located through out North and South America.

meet

The Team

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Danny Ruan

Director

Danny Ruan studied filmmaking in Ecuador at ITV, where he made short films that received national and international awards. Danny started working as an assistant director on various TV series. He worked for 4 years at Visión Uno and Cinema Pubicitario where he learned from acclaimed international directors and professionals in both film and TV industry. His work in TV and commercials earned him the Gran Condor de Oro award. Danny’s passion for music eventually led him to directing music videos and creating the “Garage Filmmakers” brand. He has directed music videos internationally in Bolivia, Cuba, Dominican Republic and the United States, including the worldwide hit “AM”, by Nío García, collecting more than 150 million views on YouTube alone.

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Qbah Rico

Director/Producer

Qbah Fernandez is an entrepreneur, music producer, audio engineer and film director who graduated from Full Sail University. He has over 13 years in the television industry and has worked for major Emmy nominated television networks as well as local stations such as WFMZ and PBS. He also is seasoned in the music industry with over 9 years of experience which has allowed him to work and travel with Latin Grammy winners and 3 x Grammy nominated producers. Although his passion lies in production, he also proudly sits on the board of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as its current Vice Chair.

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Tom Antos

Cinematographer/Director

Tom Antos is a director, cinematographer and visual effects artist – all rolled into one. In addition, he has over twenty years of experience in the areas of CGI and classical animation. This work has earned him several awards, including Telly, Promax BDA and Worldfest Gold Remi. Tom’s professional experience ranges from small budget DIY projects to large Hollywood productions like “Bait” (starring Jamie Foxx) and “Everyone’s Hero” (starring Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg). Tom has been sharing his filmmaking experience and knowledge through online tutorials that have gained a large audience on YouTube. His films and tutorials have been seen over 95 million times and his YouTube channels have over 350,000 subscribers and average 1 million views per month.

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Dara Keila

Producer

Dara Keila studied audiovisual production in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has worked in many production areas such as line producer and art director although her main focus is executive producing. Dara’s dedication has led her to work in various successful commercials, music videos and audiovisual events. She also studied human behavior, autism and ABA therapy which she applies in the audiovisual field to understand, handle, hire and lead a group.