Daniel Baer is a producer, director and editor of nonfiction films. He directed, shot and edited The Hotel Upstairs, which premiered to rave reviews at the 2001 IFP/West Los Angeles Film Festival. It has been seen at film festivals worldwide. As a student, he produced and directed Echo Soup and Horse Dreams in BBQ Country, two award-winning short films that screened at film festivals around the world and were broadcast on various PBS affiliates.
Baer has worked as both shooter and editor on numerous documentary productions including MTV's award-winning True Life documentary series and the independent documentary features, John the Road (2002) and Viva Chile Mierda (2003). He has also taught filmmaking and editing on the college level.
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Srael Boruchin is an award-winning cinematographer. He won a New York Emmy for Best Documentary Camera for Get the Message and a Daytime Emmy nomination: Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography for Full Frontal Fashion. He has also worked on projects for HBO, PBS, A&E Biography, The Sierra Club and Madison Square Garden. He is President of Synchronicity Films, a production company based in New York.
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Sean McGinn is a New York-based DP and editor. After spending several years as a staff videographer for Metro TV, he moved on to TV, documentary and short film projects. Recent TV credits include CNN, VH1, ABC's The View, CBS' Star Search, Food Network's Food Nation with Bobby Flay, WE's Full Frontal Fashion, WNET's New York Voices and Metro TV's Subway Q&A. Short film credits include the award-winning Washington Road (2001) and Hair Of The Dog (2003). He is currently co-producing a documentary on monastic life in America.
Christopher Ward is founder of Audio Craft productions, whose clients have included HBO, Good Morning America, A&E, Discovery Channel, MTV, and VH-1. He received an Emmy nomination for Best Documentary Sound for Get the Message.
Scott Healy is a New York-based musician and composer best known as keyboardist on Late Night with Conan O'Brien . He has worked with Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Al Green, BB King, Taj Mahal, Sheryl Crow, Jackson Browne, Graham Parker, The Band, Branford Marsalis and Tony Bennett. He's also a composer and arranger.
Mike Worth is a film and multimedia composer, who brings his rock/blues roots and his orchestral training to his projects. Credits include Magnetism, a short animated comedy shown at the California Independent Film Festival and on NickToons. He wrote the theme for the TV sketch comedy pilot, Craig's Variety Show. Worth is writing the music for a documentary, Drawn, and working on a new rock album.
Mark Geary is a songwriter, guitarist and performer who has been compared to Van Morrison and Ron Sexsmith. Geary regularly plays the US club circuit and received critical acclaim for his latest CD Ghosts, which includes two tracks used in Vito After.
Guy Klucevsek recently performed on John Williams' score for Steven Spielberg's Munich. He is a world-renowned accordionist and founder of The Accordian Tribe, an international line-up of composers/accordionists who have recorded two albums. He has also performed and/or recorded with Laurie Anderson, Anthony Braxton, Dave Douglas, Bill Frisell, Fred Frith, Robin Holcomb, the Kronos Quartet, Natalie Merchant, Jubilant Sykes and John Zorn.