JUDITH E. HERBERT

Editor

Judith Herbert has worked consistently as a documentary editor since 1980. She has worked as a picture and sound editor and also as an editorial consultant on a number of award winning films. She was sound editor on the Academy Award nominated, Promises to Keep. She achieved personal recognition for Potomac: American Reflections when she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing.

PETER SILVERMAN

Post Production Editor

Peter Silverman received his BFA in film production from Chapman University in California. He specialized in editing, sound-design, and motion graphics animation. After graduating, Peter started Silverman Media Services LLC, a DC based digital media production company, and has worked with clients including Whole Foods Market, FAA, and Hanley Wood.

MARGARET SCLAFANI

Post-Production Coordinator

Margaret has a background focus in Visual Anthropology and Film. She has worked in DC, New York, and Boston with Catalyst Films, Hurry Up Sister Productions, Iguana Films and Priority Films. Many of these film companies and projects have been helmed by women or address women and immigration rights issues.These films include: Un Par de Suenos, Holly, Slippery Slope, and No Job for a Woman (in production).

FRED KARNES

Composer

Fred's evocative musical score is the heart of the film. His previous credits include National Geographic. He has worked with Milton Berle, Susan Sarandon, and Jerry Orbach.

SKIP SORELLE MPSE

Sound Design and Mix

Skip is truly a team player, with a keen ear. A Native Texan, Sorelle has spent time with the music scene in Nashville, and was a founding member of the Group Andre Perry Studio in DC, and currently makes his home with DC's Team Sound & Vision. Prior credits include PBS, National Geographic and Miramax.

TOM KAUFMAN

Director of Photography

DENNIS BONI

Director of Photography

RALPH QUATRICCI

Photo Animation and Technical Advisor

RANDI COHEN COBLENZ

Development Director

With a Masterís in Mass Communication from Emerson College and undergraduate degrees in Archaeology and Art History, Cohen Coblenz brings her eclectic background to the Ciesla Foundation. Having marshaled marketing campaigns on a shoestring budget as well as editing for non-profits, Randi is well acquainted with the challenges of funding documentaries. She has also worked as PreEditor for various documentary shorts including Lost Dog and Cat Rescue, Jewish Mama's for Obama, New England Lighthouse Documentary and promotional videos for Earthwatch Institute.


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