Chris Paine, Owner
Chris is a filmmaker and environmentalist living in Los Angeles. In 2006, his documentary “Who Killed the Electric Car?” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before being released later in the year by Sony Pictures. The film, which framed a story of a quashed technology as a murder mystery, won critical acclaim to become one of the more successful documentaries of recent years.
Previously, Chris was an executive producer on Faster, a documentary narrated by Ewan McGregor about the world’s fastest motorcycle race, and No Maps For These Territories, a film about the cyberpunk author, William Gibson, with U2’s front-man, Bono. Chris also produced for the MTV series BUZZ and assisted writer/producer Michael Tolkin on the feature films The Player and The New Age.
In addition to his work in film, Chris is also a noted entrepreneur. In 1984, he co-founded Mondo-tronics which provided materials for the Mars Pathfinder mission. His firm, Internet Outfitters, one of the early players in web 1.0, which went public as AppNet in 1999.
Chris studied documentary with Jon Else at Stanford, theater with Sanford Meisner and improvisation with Keith Johnstone. He has a BA in international relations from Colgate University.
For information on Chris’s next project visit http://revengeoftheelectriccar.com
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Shellie Collier, Project Manager
Shellie has over twelve years of experience in green project management, renovation, new construction, and architectural restoration. With this background she is able to consult from a builder’s perspective, while having a full knowledge of green building techniques and materials. In addition, Shellie has studied elements of sustainable design through both biomimicry and permaculture.
Shellie is one of a select few LEED for Home representatives in California. Through her company, Homage Design, she is currently guiding 16 projects through the LEED for Home process, five of which are going for a Platinum rating.
She is guiding British Petroleum through LEED New Construction certification for their re-fueling plant in Palm Springs, California, and is ushering two mid-rise buildings in Los Angeles through the same process.
Shellie is a green consultant for multiple development and architecture firms in Los Angeles and is a Green Point Rater and Certified Green Building Professional.
She has been a guest speaker for many organizations and community events including Alt Build and the Green Building Advisor Program, and has lectured at Santa Monica College for their new Green Building Advisory curriculum.
For more information on Shellie Collier, please visit Homage Design or call her at 213.507.7373