Giant Step Films is an Austin, Texas based production company dedicated to creating honest and inspiring documentary films.

THE FILMS

OP-ID

Currently Filming

The rise in migrant deaths at the South Texas Border has created a humanitarian crisis. The dead are buried as “unknowns” without proper analyses or DNA collection, leaving no hope of identification.

This is their story.

THE GREAT JOURNEY

Coming Soon

Over ten years ago, eight teenage friends made a trilogy of not-so-epic fantasy films in their backyards.

This year -- they reunite to finish the story.

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ELIAS

What begins as a story about the life and death of Dr. Elias Ghanem, 'Physician to the Stars' and Las Vegas Athletic Commissioner, evolves into a tale of what it truly means to lose a loved one, and what everyone leaves behind once they pass from this life.

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THE TEAM

PRODUCER + DIRECTOR

JOSHUA DAVID MATTHEWS

Joshua has written, produced, and directed numerous short films, including Dawn, which has been screened at several film festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival. The Great Journey marks his first feature-length film.

OP-ID, his second feature film, is currently in prodcution.

PRODUCER + EDITOR

KEVIN RAY

Kevin has worked as an editor on numerous short and feature films. He has worked for White House Post in Los Angeles, edited the feature film The Shift, and worked as Assistant Editor on the feature film CBGB.

The Great Journey marks Kevin's first directorial effort. He also served as the film's editor and main character.