Juan A Mas has been entrenched in the indie film world for over 25 years. He is very proud and loves to share stories of his humble beginnings on Roger Corman Studios in Venice Beach California. Coming up the ranks the old fashion way has helped him become a seasoned producer and director of television, film and theater with budgets ranging from $2000 to $20 million. He has had the opportunity to work abroad and produce in Croatia, Lithuania, Hungary, for Warner International and Hallmark as well as over the United States.
He has resided in Spokane for the last 16 years where he is actively involved with the Spokane Film, Theater, Music and Art scene through his company Purple Crayon Pictures and a conglomerate of independent film makers know as the SPOKANE FILM PROJECT which he is founding member. He also a co founder of 50 Hour Slam Film Festival, and serves on the advisory board for Spokane Falls Community College Photography/ Video department. He credits his years of experience in the trenches for his ability to bring common sense of nut and bolt producing with a mixture of creative and artistic ingenuity to all his projects and organizations that works with. He is an avid advocate for the continual growth and development of the arts especially film and theater in Washington State and the eclectic city of Spokane.
Most important he is the proud father of 3 very amazing children.