DIRECTOR & PRODUCER: Rémi Kessler has produced numerous commercials, feature films, music videos, television series, corporate films and documentaries throughout the world, with artists including DJ David Guetta, and iconic fashion designer Ozwald Boateng. Over the last decade, Rémi has produced several documentaries, including THE WONDERFUL HISTORY OF THE HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS, and for the 100th anniversary of Orson Welles’ birth, SHADOWS AND LIGHTS that opened the classic section of Cannes Film Festival in 2015.
PRODUCER & EDITOR: Robert McFalls has nearly thirty years of experience in editing TV series, independent feature films and documentaries. Recent credits include the documentary feature DALAI LAMA RENAISSANCE, and A GOOD DAY TO DIE about native American leader Dennis Banks. McFalls also directed and edited HOME GROWN, an intimate portrait of a family living off the grid in the middle of urban Los Angeles, which won the People’s Choice Award at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival.
CO-PRODUCER: Linda Othenin-Girard has worked for twenty years as a journalist and news producer for NPR affiliate KPCC Radio in Pasadena. She hosted her own show TALK OF THE CITY, a two-hour daily talk show and was the Senior Producer of AIR TALK WITH LARRY MANTLE. Linda has produced hundreds of programs and segments on Los Angeles City politics, public policy, law enforcement, and housing and homelessness, including several remote broadcasts at the Downtown Women’s Center, a facility that provides permanent supportive housing for homeless women in Los Angeles.
CINEMATOGRAPHER & CO-PRODUCER: Beth Cloutier has been the cinematographer for many documentaries, most recently Stranger Fruit, the explosive film chronicling the events of what happened to Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. The film premiered at SXSW 2017 in Austin, Texas. Her credits include Borderline directed by Rebbie Ratner, The Year We Thought about Love, directed by Ellen Brodsky, and programs for the Discovery Channel, the Sundance Channel, PBS, A&E, Lifetime Network, CNN, CBC, the Food Network and the Fine Living Network. She is an adjunct cinematography professor at Emerson College. Beth directed Last Stand at Dodge, which recently premiered at the Salem Film Festival.
MUSIC COMPOSER: Omar Fadel – Omar Fadel is an award winning, Los Angles based composer for film, television, and video games. He is also a multi-instrumentalist, whose scores frequently feature him on a wife array of instruments, including piano, guitar, cello, drums and percussion. Omar’s work can be heard in numerous films, television shows and video games, namely the global game franchise Assassin’s Creed, The Dictator, and the Oscar nominated film, Day One.