Directors. Cinematographers. Photographers. Storytellers.
After Moon Productions is dedicated to telling compelling personal stories. A team of two filmmakers based out of LA & San Francisco.
We are a full service production company; we do everything from ideation, pre-production, production to editing and delivery.
We specialize in:
Commercials and advertisement
Social media content
Short and feature length narrative film
Product, fashion, lifestyle, & event photography
Graphic and motion design
Meet The Team
Dana Dveris grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently lives in Los Angeles. She earned a BA in Media Arts and Culture with a concentration in film production at Occidental College in Los Angeles. During her time in college, Dana wrote and directed the short film, "At Last Deserted" which was awarded the Strand Prize for innovation and excellence in media production. "At Last Deserted" screened at the 2022 Santa Cruz Film Festival.
Dana Dveris and Max Schmitz wrote and directed independent feature film "Let's Meet Halfway", which is currently in the film festival circuit. The film had its world premiere at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival where it won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.
Dana has had a diverse array of work experiences in and around the film industry, including, producing social media content for luxury shoe brand Tamara Mellon, interning for Kodak Motion Picture Film, and working for independent production company, Social Impact Entertainment, where she coordinates and executes post-production and distribution materials for various feature films.
Dana Co-Founded After Moon Productions, LLC, a full-service independent video production company based out of Los Angeles and San Francisco specializing in commercials, music videos, photography and narrative film.
Max Schmitz grew up in Oakland and currently lives in Los Angeles. Max started his college career at Occidental College where he studied Media Arts and Culture and English, after two years he transferred to the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts where he graduated with a BA in Film and Television Production. Max has 5+ years of industry experience working on commercial and narrative feature film sets in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. Max has produced and directed a number of independent projects including independent feature film Let's Meet Halfway which he co-produced and directed with Dana Dveris.
Max's became obsessed with classic and foreign cinema, particularly inspired by the films of Wong Kar-Wai and Andrei Tarkovsky. In his own personal work he sought to embody the ideals of humanism and visual beauty to represent complex emotional journey's, found in many of his favorite international films. Max aspires to bring these same ideals to all aspects of his work, not only in narrative films but in music videos and commercials as well.