JOHNNY SYMONS, Consulting Producer. Johnny is an Emmy-nominated independent filmmaker. His work has screened at more than 200 international film festivals and is used by hundreds of college educators and community organizers. Johnny graduated with honors from Brown University and has a master’s in documentary production from Stanford University
JOSH PETERSON, Editor. Josh is a freelance editor doing work for a varied list of clients including KQED, Lucasfilm, Apple, and a long list of independent documentary producers. He edited The Rape of Europa, which was short-listed for a Best Documentary Academy Award. He edited the original 9 minute proof of concept trailer for Chasing Portraits.
CATHERINE GREENBLATT, Narrative Development.
Cathy is an independent scholar, cultural projects consultant, and writer. She received a PhD in the History of Consciousness Program from the University of California Santa Cruz, with a concentration in visual studies.
SLAWOMIR GRUNBERG, Cinematographer. Slawomir, an Emmy Award winning documentary producer, director, and cameraman is a graduate of the Polish Film School in Lodz. Born in Poland, he immigrated to the US in 1981. His most recent film is “Karski & The Lords of Humanity.”
DARYN ROVEN, Sound Editor. Daryn is a seasoned recording engineer/producer, working freelance out of his home studio for over a decade. Previously he was chief engineer at Russian Hill Recording, one of San Francisco’s premiere recording facilities.
VÉRONICA DUPORT DELIZ, Editor. Véronica has been recognized for the visual aesthetics and story-telling capability of her work, and the passion she has for her craft. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with special distinction & holds a Master of Fine Arts in Cinema from San Francisco State University. Véronica is the editor for the new 3 minute trailer.
MATTHIAS ZIMMERMANN, Composer. Matthias, an award winning composer, arranger, orchestrator and conductor. A Swiss native, he studied film music composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA where he graduated with honors in Film Scoring. He has been commissioned on projects ranging from commercials, song arranger, to composer, orchestrator and conductor for feature film scores. Matthias composed and produced the original score for the new 3 minute trailer.
And a Thank You to Kristian Melom who filmed the introduction piece for the Kickstarter video campaign.