Gene Massey is a Los Angeles-based film director and Sai Devotee who films around the world for the Sri Sathya Sai Service Organization (SSSSO) covering a wide range of Sai service activities, including medical camps, hospitals, orphanages and Sai Schools. From 2000-2002 Gene worked as a cameraman in Sathya Sai Baba’s Ashram and directed the first live Internet Broadcast from Prasanthi Nilayam in February of 2002.
Recently Gene has made a number of short films and documentaries for the Sai Organization, and he has filmed in twenty-five countries, including Russia, India, nine countries in Africa, eight countries in Central and South America, and Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji.
Gene has been a Devotee of Sathya Sai Baba since 1980, when he began attending the Hollywood Sai Center, the first Sathya Sai Baba Center in America. He is the current Vice-President of the Sathya Sai Baba Center of Hollywood, and participates weekly in the center’s homeless feeding project, and from 1999 – 2014 he taught an EHV-based Life Skills class at a Los Angeles County prison for teenage boys.
From January through May 2013, Gene traveled throughout India for the All India Sai Organization filming Sai Service activities and Sai Schools. Gene documented the wonderful work being done by the dedicated followers of Bhagavan in mobile medical camps, hospitals, Sai Schools, vocational trainings, and tribal village upliftment in 21 Indian States. In this latest filming, Gene accumulated over 113 hours of video on Sai Schools and Sai Service throughout India and is now editing this footage into two one-hour documentaries for broadcast on Indian television and worldwide distribution.