Meet the Effusion Pictures Family!
Owner | Creative Director
Alejandro Guimoye is an award winning filmmaker and video junkie. He holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from CSUS and has been the recipient of five Emmys from the National Academy Television of Arts & Sciences as well as the "Example of Excellence in Media" award from AWM. Alejandro brings a cinematic style in commercial video productions and a refreshing candor to his films.
Gisela Shirley is extremely passionate about helping companies and individuals maximize their niche market by focusing on what matters most: passion. The passion (reason) that drives everyone to go into business for themselves is the core of a successful marketing strategy that creates an emotional attachment to your brand, product or service. When not obsessing over video and marketing strategies Gisela enjoys perfecting her Peruvian cuisine and having quality family time with her two boys and hubby Chris.
Sales Account Executive
Chris Shirley has spent the last decade successfully helping clients grow their customer base and brand awareness. Through custom-built creative and engaging media campaigns he excels in achieving client goals and expectations. Born and raised in California Chris loves being a father and spends his spare time with his two kids and wife.
Writer | Producer | Director
Rafael Chávez is a successful writer, novelist, poet, director (stage/screen) and producer based out of Sacramento CA. He has worked, acted, and directed stage productions and films for over 20 years. He holds B.A.s in both Theater and Spanish and a Masters in Spanish Literature/Drama. Rafael’s work is inspired by mainstream America and Latino culture and history.
Gary Henry III
Cinematographer | Editor
Gary James Henry III is a Nor Cal based “predator” filmmaker. Armed with a B.A. in Cinema Production and an A.A. in Film & Media Studies from SFSU, Gary is like a fish in the water when it comes to the many facets of filmmaking. His extensive background on films, documentaries, music videos and web commercials give Gary’s work a refreshingly diverse cinematic edge.