Rachel Lyon is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and a professor at Queens College in New York City. She has directed several acclaimed documentaries, including Mr. Dreyfuss Goes to Washington for the History Channel, Shadow Over Tibet for PBS and the Emmy Award winner, Men Who Molest, for PBS’s Frontline. Lyon has created over 60 documentaries for PBS, NBC, CNN, National Geographic and the History Channel, among others.
Jim Lopes is an entertainment and media attorney. A Harvard graduate, he has experience working in film, television and music. He was formerly an executive with a subsidiary of MCA Universal, where he first worked with Rachel Lyon. Lopes later served as general counsel for CBS/Fox Video, licensing hundreds of films. More recently, he has served as a vice president and associate general counsel for Reader’s Digest and its music, publishing and television divisions. Lopes is currently producing a documentary on the Cape Verdean whaling families of New England.
Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.
Charles Ogletree is the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law Chair at Harvard Law School and the founder and executive director of Harvard's Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice. He has examined complex issues of the law and human rights not only in the classroom, but also on the Internet, in the pages of prestigious law journals and in the world of the public defender—in the courtroom and in public television forums. His book, From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race and the Death Penalty in America, was used in research for the film.
Jim Morrissette has more than 25 years of experience as a cinematographer and videographer. He served as a primary cinematographer for the Kartemquin Films series The New Americans as well as on groundbreaking independent films such as Hoop Dreams and the Frontline documentary The Farmer’s Wife. Morrissette lensed Shadow Over Tibet for Lioness and numerous other productions for PBS.
Christine Intagliata’s writing credits include two History Channel specials, Duel: Hamilton and Burr and Mr. Dreyfuss Goes to Washington, and the independent documentary First Basket. She has written programs for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and for Discovery Communications’ Global Education Partnership. Intagliata was also part of the Frontline team that produced the Emmy Award-winning Retreat from Beirut about U.S. military involvement in Lebanon.
Leo Sidran has produced music for several films, including the Academy Award-winning song "Al otro lado del Río" for the film The Motorcycle Diaries. He also composed and produced the score for the documentary film With All Deliberate Speed and recently has been developing new media musical content for MTV and Motorola.
Ted Griffis’s television programming credits include pieces for CNN, the History Channel and the documentary The Day They Died. Additionally, through his company Griffis Arts, he has produced programs for the Learning Channel. He currently works as a staff editor for Cathode Ray Club in New York.
Gerry Kim has served as video producer/editor for the New England Sustainable Farming Project at Tufts University and on several documentary programs and non-fiction series, including Antiques Roadshow and Frontline.
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