Jana Park Moore , Owner
Jana was the first female Director/Producer to win the Championships Round of Honolulu's Showdown in Chinatown film competition with her film "Arthur," which went on to screen as an Official Selection at the Big Island Film Festival. She also produced the film "Dillon," which won "Best Short" and "Best Cinematography" at the Worldwide Women's Film Festival and was chosen as an Official Selection at over half a dozen international film festivals. She is the Director and Editor of the Kamehameha Schoolʻs online show Pacific Conversations as well as the Location Manager of Discovery Channelʻs Deadliest Catch: Bloodline, Seasons 1, 2, and 3.
Jana Directed, Produced, and Co-Wrote the film "The Baby Lu`au," which was nominated for Best Narrative Short at the Long Beach International Film Festival. It was chosen as an Official Selection at 10 film festivals worldwide, including screenings in Tokyo (Japan), Cambridge (England), Cambodia, Guam, Oregon, Alaska, and in Hawaiʻi at the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival and Ohina Short Film Festival. She was one of the Producers of the PIC-funded short film "E Malama Pono Willy Boy" and the Hawai'i Filmmakers Collective-supported short film "APPA," currently in production.
Born on Oahu and raised on Moloka`i, Jana has been captivated by film-making since her parents let her loose with a video camera at the age of 8. Throughout her youth, Jana wrote, directed, starred in, and produced multiple plays, video skits, and short films, eventually moving to Los Angeles and earning her first degree at L.A. Pierce College. As a SAG-AFTRA Actress, she has had two co-starring roles on Hawai'i 5-0 and appeared as a supporting lead in several short and feature films.
Jana supported herself through college by working in the Restaurant Industry, eventually becoming a General Manager, where she honed her business skills while learning the important dynamics needed to lead a team to success. She then studied Politics and Film-making at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, earning a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in Women's Studies. She has also completed over 100 hours in the University's Pacific New Media program, studying Film and Television Directing, Producing, Editing, Writing, Lighting, Sound, Art Design, and more.
Hapa Film Studios Owner Jana Park Moore's passion is film-making. She has worked with clients including Disney, The Discovery Channel, Louis Vuitton, and more. Photo by Pawel Nuckowski/Oahu Films