Raphael Hitzke is an award-winning director and producer.

He is currently working on an animation short film.

His previous film BEE had a successful festival run and won the Sonoma International film festival. The film is on iTunes and is distributed worldwide by ShortsHD. The film is both a mystery and a love story.

His previous film “Vive La Food”, about two French Chefs, won the “Best of the Best Film Award” at the 2009 Tucson Slow Food & Film Festival. The film then went on to be screened at multiple festivals across the USA.

His first short film “Jacques (Just a little tenderness)” was shown on the 2005 opening night of the Sacramento French Film Festival and received the “Audience Award for Best Short Film.”

He was the marketing coordinator and member of the committee for the Sacramento French Film Festival for 10 years.

He’s passionate about telling positive stories that are both thought provoking and entertaining.