Filmmaker of Season 3

Directors of short film "BLACK EYES"

MJ Palo

MJ is an award-winning screenwriter, director and producer.

After working with directors Mikhael Bassilli and Luc Walpoth, MJ moved from screenwriting to producing and directing.

MJ is best known for the feature film Baby Money and Carp-e Diem, short films Mommy’s Pickles and No Virtue, TV series Memory Lane, and web series The Target List, Capture Narcos, Black Eyes and Waking Up Eighty.


Andrew started Reno Tahoe Graphics, a commercial videography company, in 2015 and officially launched Mad Wife Productions in 2020 to handle narrative productions. With the goal of making the highest quality cinema based content from his hometown Reno, Nevada.

Andrew started his career at 18 working for the Walt Disney company. He has worked all over Flordia and California for Disney finding his passion for cinematography.

He loves every aspect of film creation from the team collaboration, to exciting viewers. He has worked almost every job a set has to offer meaning he knows the ins and outs of what he asks of his team.

Andrew is incredibly proud of the team we have made at Mad Wife Productions and wants to show the world the highest level of cinema-quality can be produced in Northern Nevada.