Marina Zenovich [Director/Producer/Co-Writer]
Marina Zenovich is a director and producer. Her most recent film, "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired" — called "a documentary of rare fascination and power" by Entertainment Weekly — was an Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2008. Other films include: "Who Is Bernard Tapie?" — a study of the French former politician/convicted criminal turned actor, and her fascination with him, and "Estonia Dreams of Eurovision!" — about the wacky world of Tallin, Estonia as it prepares to host the Eurovision Song Contest. Her first documentary, "Independent's Day," a look at the struggles of independent filmmakers set at the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals, featured Steven Soderbergh, Neil Labute and Greg Mottola. Marina also works for Gallery HD's series, "Art In Progress," where she has profiled Julian Schnabel, Robert Wilson, John Baldessari, Takashi Murakami and David Lynch, among others.
Jeff Levy Hinte [Executive Producer/Producer]
President of Antidote Films in New York, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte most recently produced "The Last Winter," an eco-horror thriller co-written and directed by Larry Fessenden. Nominated for best ensemble cast at the 2007 Gotham Awards, the film premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival, and was recently released by IFC Films in September 2007, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Also in 2007, Jeffrey produced the documentary "Bomb It," a comprehensive investigation of graffiti, covering street art from all around the world. "Bomb It" premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival’s World Documentary Competition. Selected as one of Variety’s "Producers to Watch" in 2003, Jeffrey has also produced many other critically successful and award winning films, including Gregg Araki's "Mysterious Skin," Catherine Hardwicke's "Thirteen," and Lisa Cholodenko's "Laurel Canyon." Additionally, Jeffrey edited the 1996 Academy Award-winning documentary "When We Were Kings," has served as a juror for the Independent Spirit Awards, and is a board member for Independent Features Project (IFP) of New York.
Steven Soderbergh [Executive Producer]
Steven Soderbergh has executive produced a wide range of features, most recently "I'm Not There," directed by Todd Haynes and starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Marcus Carl Franklin, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger and Ben Whishaw, and "Michael Clayton," directed by Tony Gilroy and starring George Clooney. He is currently producing "Solitary Man," directed by Brian Koppleman and David Levien. Other executive producer or producer credits include: director for Gregory Jacobs' films "Wind Chill" and "Criminal," George Clooney's "Good Night and Good Luck," and "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," "A Scanner Darkly," directed by Richard Linklater, "Rumor Has It…" directed by Rob Reiner, "Syriana," directed by Stephen Gaghan (for which Clooney received a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award), Lodge Kerrigan's "Keane," which played at the Telluride, Toronto and New York Film Festivals, John Maybury's "The Jacket," and "Far From Heaven," directed by Todd Haynes, "Insomnia," directed by Christopher Nolan, Anthony and Joseph Russo's "Welcome to Collinwood," Gary Ross' "Pleasantville," and Greg Mottola's "The Daytrippers."
Randy Wooten [Executive Producer]
Randy Wooten is the co-founder of Ocule Films and Cheap Lullaby Records. He currently has several films in production and is based out of Venice, CA.
Lila Yacoub [Producer]
Lila Yacoub produces narrative features, documentaries and shorts. She associate produced the critically acclaimed "The Anniversary Party," written and directed by Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming; Lasse Halstrom's "The Cider House Rules," and Rob Iscove's "She's All That." Lila also produced the short film, "Easter Sunday," which stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, and was in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival. Most recently, Lila consulted on Robert Redford's "Lions For Lambs" and Stephen Daldry's forthcoming "The Reader."
Joe Bini [Editor/Co-Writer]
Joe Bini won the Documentary Film Editing Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival for his work on the film "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired." He has edited the last 14 Werner Herzog films, starting with "Little Dieter Needs to Fly," which was the I.D.A's Film of the Year in 1999, and continuing through such notable documentaries as, "My Best Fiend: Klaus Kinsky," "The White Diamond," "Encounters at the End of the World," and "Grizzly Man," which was named the Best Non-fiction Film of the Year by both the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the New York Film Critics Circle, where it shared the honor with "The White Diamond." Fictional feature films he has edited include, "Invincible," starring Tim Roth, "Rescue Dawn," starring Christian Bale, and the forthcoming "Bad Lieutenant," starring Nicolas Cage. He has also edited numerous television documentaries, working both in the U.S. and the U.K., including a five part series on DNA, which was a PBS/Channel 4 co-production. The series won an Emmy for Outstanding Science, Technology and Nature Programming, and a Grierson Award in the U.K. for Outstanding Non-fiction Program. He has twice been an advisor for the Sundance Institute's documentary workshops and served as a juror for the American Documentary category of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
P.G. Morgan [Co-Producer/Writer]
P.G. Morgan has written and produced TV dramas and documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4. He has also won BAFTA and Amnesty International awards for his journalism.
Michelle Sullivan [Associate Producer/Researcher]
Michelle Sullivan is a graduate from New York University. Her most recent completed feature documentary productions include "The Wrecking Crew," produced by Denny Tedesco, "Bomb It," produced by Jeffrey-Levy Hinte and Jon Reiss, "Spine Tingler: The William Castle Story," produced by Jeffrey Schwarz. Her most recent completed television productions include the National Geographic Channel documentary, "The Bridge," the History Channel thirteen-part series, "Boneyard: The Secret Life of Machines" and the 2008 Emmy-nominated PBS mini-series "Craft in America," "PBS American Masters: Marilyn Monroe: Still Life." Past Productions include the 2005 Emmy-nominated "Cary Grant: A Class Apart" and "Irving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood," for Turner Classic Movies. Michelle is a member of the Producers Guild of America, IDA, Focal International and Clear, Inc. She lives in Los Angeles.
Tanja Koop [Director of Photography]
A native of Germany, Tanja Koop lived in London for many years and studied cinematography at the National Film and Television School. In Europe, Tanja shot numerous documentaries, narrative films, and television projects before relocating to Los Angeles. Tanja’s feature film credits include Werner Herzog's "The Wild Blue Yonder" (FIPRESCI Prize, Venice Film Festival) and Little Chenier, for which she received an award for Best Cinematography at the Solstice Film Festival. Currently she divides her time between US and European productions, working both in documentaries and feature films.
Mark Degli Antoni [Composer]
Mark was a founding member of the band Soul Coughing. He has performed with Low, David Byrne, John Zorn and Laurie Anderson, among others. His film scores include Hardly Boys (Dir. William Wegman), Cherish (Finn Taylor), Marie and Bruce (Wallace Shawn) and "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired."