Kim Connell, EDITOR, is a documentary editor, producer, director and the president of Rainlake Productions. Her films have competed at Sundance and other top festivals, have been released theatrically and have aired on The Sundance Channel, PBS, TLC, Discovery and many more television outlets. Her film, Crossing Arizona was an official selection in competition at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006 and an CINE Master Series Award winner. Her film Mariachi High, aired nationally on PBS in 2012. Other documentary films include Player Hating (2010 Indie Fest Award & 2010 Accolade Award), Four Seasons Lodge (Audience Award Miami Jewish Film Festival with cinematography by Albert Maysles),Odd Ones Out (an original hour for Granada awarded a 2009 Telly) and Follow My Voice With the Music of Hedwig (official selection Tribeca Film Festival and Sundance Channel broadcast).
Katherine Patterson, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, is a cinematographer, director and producer who has shot numerous award winning documentary programs for public and commercial television. She was cinematographer for Loki films on 12th and Delaware (Dirs Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing) which competed at Sundance and aired on HBO. She was also the cinematographer on Love Crimes of Kabul directed by Tanaz Eshagian which aired on HBO and screened at many festivals around the world. She won an Emmy for outstanding camera on the PBS series City Life and she was honored with an Alfred I. Dupont Award by Columbia University for her work on Hopkins 24/7. She is currently directing her first feature documentary film.
Funders include Chicken and Egg Pictures, The George Gund Foundation, The Park Foundation, New York State Council for the Arts, The Anthony Radziwill Documentary Fund, NextPix/First Pix, The Playboy Foundation, and private contributions.