Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer:
Liz Canner’s bio is here.
Julie Parker Benello has produced documentaries on health and environmental issues for television for the past ten years,. In 2002, Julie co-produced the Sundance award winning HBO documentary BLUE VINYL a film in search of the truth about vinyl (PVC), America's most popular plastic. Julie's commitment to linking filmmaking to environmental health started with her producing a one-hour documentary PROSTATE CANCER: A JOURNEY OF HOPE which aired nationally on PBS in June 1999. In 2005, she founded Chicken and Egg Pictures -- an innovative film company, which provides grants and executive, produces select film projects.
Wendy Ettinger is an award winning producer, director and casting director. Her first documentary, THE WAR ROOM, directed by Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker was nominated for an Academy Award, won the D.W. Griffith for Best Documentary by the National Board of Review and the Audience Award at the Berlin Film Festival. Their second collaboration, MOON OVER BROADWAY, was cited as Best Documentary of ’98 and aired on Bravo. Ms. Ettinger’s first feature film, EYE OF GOD, directed by Tim Blake Nelson, premiered at Sundance, and garnered the American Independent Award at the Seattle Film Festival as well as Tokyo’s Golden Bear Award and was recently re-released on DVD.
Judith Helfand, filmmaker, activist and educator, is best known for her ability to take heedless corporate behavior and make it personal, highly charged, and entertaining. Her films, The Uprising of 34 (Co-directed with George Stoney), Blue Vinyl (for which she and Co-Director Daniel Gold were nominated for two Emmy's), and its Peabody award winning prequel A Healthy Baby Girl (a five-year video-diary about her experience with DES related cancer), explore home, class, corporate accountability, intergenerational relationships and the ever shrinking border between what is personal and what is a critical part of the public record.
Marc N. Weiss is probably best known as the creator and former Executive Producer of P.O.V., the award-winning public TV series showcasing independent documentaries. He has been involved in the production, distribution, and exhibition of independent media for more than 35 years. After several years as an independent filmmaker, in the mid-1970's he became a programming consultant to a dozen international film festivals. He created P.O.V. in 1988 and founded Web Lab – an online laboratory that develops innovative uses of the Internet to explore public issues -- in 1997. Marc is currently developing a fictional TV series that will use the Internet to engage its audience in unique ways.
Sandra Christie has numerous credits including: the Sundance Freedom of Expression Award winner "Family Name", part three of the nine part series for PBS "An American Love Story", the Emmy nominated series "Jazz" produced by Floretine Films and the PBS series "This Far By Faith" produced by Blackside, Inc. and "Matters of Race" produced by Roja Production. She was also associate editor of the Peabody Award-winning documentary "Malcolm X: Make It Plain". She has a B.A in film production from Hunter College.
Jeremiah Zagar is an award-winning filmmaker and editor. His fabulous award-winning documentary In A Dream was recently broadcast on HBO and released theatrically across the country. At age 19, he shot "Delhi House," a documentary about a hospital and orphanage in India. The short premiered at the 2002 Slamdance Film Festival and aired on PBS affiliates across the country.
Since then, Jeremiah has made three more award-winning short films: "The Unbelievable Truth," (WFF 2002) "Baby Eat Baby" and "Coney Island 1945." He has been a semifinalist for a student Academy Award and hopes to one day go to the actual Academy Awards. A graduate of Emerson College, Zagar lives in Brooklyn, but his heart will forever remain in Philadelphia.
Jay Beaudoin has been an image-maker for nearly 20 years. He has an extensive background in all aspects of digital film making, from production through post. He is currently the Director of Photography and Editor for the Interactive Media Laboratory at Dartmouth College and a freelance animator and compositor based in Vermont. Jay is also member of the Board of Directors for Woodstock, VT Community Television.
Nicholas Fischer began his designn career in the mid-90s. As creative partner in the pioneering motion graphics studio panOptic, Nicholas lent an eye-grabbing and inventive visual approach to established brands and artists including RCARecords, SciFiChannel, StevenSprouse, theWuTangClan, Sisqo, Reebok, PepsiCo, RyanMcGuiness, and LOTek. As a freelance designer and animator for the past 7 years he has been involved in projects as diverse as product designs for Nambe, cartoon segues for German comedian Michael Mittermeier, special effects for Bjork’s music video “Wanderlust”, not to mention a broad palette of corporate work for brands such as Nikon, ColeHaan, and Nike. He is currently in production on a narrative music video for indie-label band Aeroplane Pageant, which he expects will lead to specialization in the sub-discipline of 3d animation known as “previz”.
Stephanie Olmanni is a film composer living in Los Angeles, CA. Raised in the suburbs of NYC, she attended the Berklee College of Music as a dual major in Film Scoring & Music Synthesis. Stephanie has collaborated with fantastic directors on films that have screened all over the world. Her music has been awarded the Georges Delerue Film Scoring Award and the Laurie Anderson Women in Technology Award. She is a classically trained pianist and vocalist. Stephanie currently assists on the TV show Grey’s Anatomy. In a mostly male-dominated field, Stephanie is a fresh and powerful voice for female film composers. www.stephanieolmanni.com
Alex Barnett started playing classical piano at age 6 in his home town of Manchester, UK. He since has performed in countless chamber music groups, accompanied singers, jazz combos, tango trios, ran a salsa band, and given the occasional classical recital. He currently plays with Gusano, a 6-piece funk/latin dance band based in the Hanover, NH area, founded by Don Glasgo. For his "day job" he is a professor of mathematics at Dartmouth College, and studies the numerical calculation of waves. He also teaches a course on mathematics and music.
Don Glasgo is an experienced jazz teacher, composer, writer and performer. He has directed the Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. for 28 years. For the past 12 years he was also faculty in music at Goddard College in Plainfield, VT, where he was the Director of the Institute for Creative Music, an innovative artist-in-residence program, and the Director of SALSA MEETS JAZZ: The Afro-Caribbean Jazz Seminar with the Eddie Palmieri Octet (August 2001). Glasgo has composed and arranged over 100 jazz and "Latin jazz" pieces.
Robert Bertsche is a 1989 graduate (magna cum laude) of Harvard Law School and a member in good standing of the bars of: the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania; the State of New York; the First, Second, and Third Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court. He is a partner and head of the Media and Intellectual Property Group at the Boston law firm of Prince, Lobel, Glovsky &Tye LLP, where he has practiced since 2003. Before that time, he was a member of the Boston law firm of Hill & Barlow, A Professional Corporation, where he served as co-chair, with John Taylor Williams, Esq., of the firm’s Media and Entertainment Group. He has an AV rating (the highest possible rating) from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been designated among the “Best Lawyers in America” in the fields of Media Law (2005-present), First Amendment Law (2005-present), and Communication Law (2009) and as a “Super Lawyer®” by the journal Law and Politics since at least 2004.
A full list of credits is here.