Emmy nominated Oregon Art Beat episode. Produced, written and directed by Jon Garcia for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
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Sex Weather explores modern love and relationships in a new era where gender, race, and sexuality blend, exposing the true heart of an individual where people can fall in love, not with the idea of one another, but with their soul. Traditional perceptions challenge our evolving views on love and sex and what it means to be in love. Is it something that even exists at all?
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What does it mean to truly love yourself?
This science fiction drama explores themes of self love and narcissism through the emerging science of cloning.
Written, directed and produced by Jon Garcia with Ian Stout (Producer/Writer), Lance Page (Director of Photography), Myles Lawrence (Asst. Director/Producer), and Stephanie Salvey (Producer).
Choose your family.
A pair of brothers, inseparable since boyhood, fight with and for each other to become the fighters – and the men – they are destined to be.
Written, directed and produced by Jon Garcia with Jeremy McLaughlin (Producer/Writer), Myles Lawrence (Asst. Director/Producer) and Stephanie Salvey (Line Producer).
Is love a real thing, can it exist between 2 people? 3 people? More?
Polyglamorous is a new half hour comedy/drama series that follows the very realistic, funny and often very touching lives of Clair Barth and Nathaniel Russel — a Portland, Oregon couple opening up their relationship for the first time in their 8 year relationship.
Written, directed and produced by Jon Garcia with Myles Lawrence (Asst. Director/Producer) and Stephanie Salvey (Producer)
Latino LGBT feature film.
Ruben, 25 years old, is from the Texas border town of Nuevo Laredo. His father was American, so Ruben has dual citizenship. He has spent most of his life in Mexico working a slew of odd jobs, mostly the illegal kind. After being involved in a drug deal gone wrong, where one man escaped, a known cartel affiliate Chachito. Ruben finds himself seriously wounded and in a desperate need of medical attention. He manages to cross over the border and steal a car from 4 tourists who have stopped to let their son use the restroom by the side of the road. The father pulls out a gun and Ruben deflects it, but ends up shooting the man in the stomach, killing him. Ruben takes the car and is eventually caught, but not before he manages to bury some cash he took off the drug hoodlums near a mile marker on Highway 10. He ultimately lands himself in the Huntsville penitentiary...
Church & State
“The time will come when the Constitution will hang as by a thread and at that time when it is thus in jeopardy, the elders of this Church will step forth and save it from destruction.” —Joseph Smith, Jr.
Church & State is an LGBT political drama that explores the intersection of an individual’s devotion to God, country, family, and ultimately to oneself; each of which makes demands of us, but which are sometimes in conflict.
Written, directed and produced by Jon Garcia with Marty Beaudet (Producer/Writer)
Lake Productions was created in 2009 by Jon Garcia when he began production on his first feature film Tandem Hearts. Since then he has produced five more features. LAKE specializes in music videos, documentaries, commercials, independent films and behind-the-scenes documentation.
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Jon Garcia is an accomplished musician and Emmy-nominated filmmaker currently living in Portland, Oregon. He has released feature feature films in varying genres in his short career as a filmmaker, including the cult trilogy of The Falls, The Falls:Testament of Love, and The Falls:Covenant of Grace being the most well known. The films have screened in film festivals all over the world and have been available on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, iTunes and many other platforms. As a producer and documentarian, he has worked with Oregon Public Broadcast, Oregon’s PBS station and produced original content for the show Artbeat. He has also done over 40 videos for Wacom Technology, an internationally known company that makes creative hardware. As a musician he has released 2 studio albums, performed soundtracks on award winning feature films and had a popular song on BBC radio in the UK called, “Heart shaped Skeleton Keys” in 2007. As a novelist, he released his first co-written novel this year, which is a book based on The Falls, distributed by Dreamspinner Press. Currently he runs his company, Lake Productions, a full service production company that creates feature films, commercials, and music videos. In February, Jon’s music video, “Feel like Running,” won Paste Magazine’s music video of the year for 2016.
Stephanie Salvey has recently teamed up with Director/Screenwriter/Producer Jon Garcia at Lake Productions where she is the Operations & Project Manager. Her film credits include Line Producer and Public Relations for motion pictures including The Falls: Covenant of Grace and Sex Weather. She is an experienced business and legal writer of documents such as financial forecasts, copyrights & music licensing, entertainment contracts, and business & marketing plans. This fourth generation Portlander has a life mission to assist others to create and experience art. She has enjoyed bringing her creative and business expertise to the entertainment industry for two decades as a legal facilitator, publicist, music promoter, night club owner, band manager, record label staffer, booking agent, business writer, public relations and marketing strategist, and accountant. Salvey’s extensive higher education includes legal studies and a Bachelor Degree with emphasis in entrepreneurial & international business. On staff at Two Louie’s Magazine and Oregon Music News she was a reporter, journalist, photographer, editor, and columnist over many years. Stephanie considers herself a social scientist and her passions and professional experiences are diverse including: lover of languages, original art collector, culinary coordinator for The Bite of Oregon where she launched Iron Chef Oregon, board member for the Jeremy Wilson Foundation, and US Senate candidate. She conceived, owned, and operated several business including Vinnie’s, her beloved large old Portland waterfront concert venue and fine Italian dining establishment.