Authorized Dealer Films embodies a genuine and singular approach to story-telling as a stylistic choice. By producing untold stories, we unravel industry standards and redefine the truth through intentional settings, protagonists and premises. Our films encapsulate a stoic fluidity within the sleek contours and dangerous allure of a Formula one car.
Geoffrey Jean-Baptiste is a Director, Director of Photography and Steadicam Operator based in New York City. He began his career at 18 as a personal assistant for a filmmaker living and working out of the Chelsea Hotel.
He has since spent the last thirteen years on hundreds of sets including major motion pictures, Commercials and TV productions, starting as a production assistant and working his way up and through the camera department. After learning how to operate the Steadicam from legends such as Jerry Holloway and its inventor Garrett Brown, Geoffrey continues their legacy of diligent dedication to work ethic and technique.
In 2011, Geoffrey founded Authorized Dealer Films, a film production company thats delivers authentic and high-quality creative content while producing intrepid, original, long and short form narratives. Geoffrey’s genuine intentions reverberate through his creative choices and an aesthetic that amplifies story-telling in it’s purest form.
Kaela Francesca is a creative producer and multidisciplinary performance artist by way of New York City and the Bay Area. Her work is rooted in the delivery of culturally-driven media and films that empower audiences through authentic story-telling.
Her background encompasses over ten years of arts non-profit management and program coordination, specifically focused on utilizing digital media as a platform for change-making. Kaela’s current work resides in the production and execution of a wide pool of narrative and commercial content, heavy on voice, context and texture.
Her most recent work features award-winning short-film, Father’s Day, written by Jim St. Germain and starring Michael K. Williams as well as advancing the relaunch of Authorized Dealer Films as Executive Producer.