About the FilmMakers

Justin Rowe

Director and Editor of Crazy Art

Justin Rowe, director and editor of Crazy Art, was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, close to Hollywood.

He has worked in the film and television industry for almost 20 years and is a UCSB Film Studies graduate. Justin worked on feature films at Walt Disney Pictures and Ivan Reitman's Montecito Picture Company. He also has worked as a freelance camera operator and sound mixer for network television and cable outlets such as CBS, NBC, FOX, Animal Planet, Court TV, and the Outdoor Life Network.

In 2004, Justin produced, directed and edited The Aphrodite Project that explored the healing aspects of art when individuals come face-to-face with a cancer diagnosis. The film premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Crazy Art tells the inspiring stories of three schizophrenic artists. The film won an Audience Choice award at the 2010 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, placing in the top 5 out of over 200 films in the Audience Choice category.

Justin's production company, 10 Toes Over, is located in Carpinteria, California. As well as directing documentaries, Justin's company also produces corporate videos, web content, and television commercials