Ramble Pictures' mission is to produce radiant cinema through powerful storytelling and artful filmmaking. We strive to inspire a sense of wonder and fascination in our viewers.
Jimmy Gildea is from Minneapolis, Minnesota and founded Ramble Pictures in 2015. He is a Director, Producer, Writer, Cinematographer and Editor at Ramble Pictures. Jimmy has a BA in Philosophy with a concentration in Film Studies from St. Olaf College. Prior to founding Ramble Pictures, he assisted in the post-production of Gia Coppola’s "Palo Alto" and the production of Chris Messina’s "Alex of Venice," each as an intern. Gildea also worked as the Assistant Director of The Phoenix Theater Project’s 2012 production of Yasmina Reza’s "Art." Jimmy is passionate about the making of socially impactful cinema, humanitarian activism and creative story telling.
Elizabeth Turner’s journey into filmmaking grew out of her roots as an English major, visual artist and registered nurse. Her first steps into cinema came as an archival researcher in post-production on Jimmy Gildea’s student documentary film, Papa’s Shadow, about Hemingway in East Africa. She and Jimmy have since produced and co-directed several films, including MARCH, a short documentary on the St. Paul Women’s March in 2017.
Maxyn Leitner is from Stillwater, Minnesota, and is independently contracted as a Producer and Webmaster with Ramble Pictures. They have a BA in Mathematics and Philosophy from St. Olaf College with a distinction in Philosophy, a MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and are currently pursuing a Ph.D in Computer Science focusing on Artificial Intelligence. Maxyn has a deep interest in social issues stemming from and impacted by technological advancement, and a passion for exploring how technology can improve our lives.