Damian Magista is a photographer, writer/producer of Food Cart, founder of "Chomp! Food Film Fest, and Olympia Film Society Board President. He's worked on shows for PBS and Travel Channel.
Projects include "Food Cart", an award winning short film telling the story of a struggling young chef who runs out of ingredients forcing him to choose between a horrible crime or risk losing everything. "CHOMP! Food Film Fest" a night of food & film featuring a meals prepared by renowned guest chefs and works by indie filmmakers.
Upcoming projects include a documentary film about Olympia Washington during the summer of 1992 (Title TK) and another yet unnamed horror short.
When not working, he can be found tromping through woods and jungles in search of various arthropods to photograph. Some of his observations have found their way into the newly published field guide, "The Social Wasps of North America."
He currently resides in Olympia Washington with his partner Lyndsie and daughter Betsey.
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