Dyllan McGee is an executive producer at Kunhardt McGee Productions, overseeing all documentary and web programming along with her partner, Peter Kunhardt. Recent documentary projects include the Emmy Award-nominated documentary Gloria: In Her Own Words (HBO), Emmy Award-winning Teddy: In His Own Words (HBO), Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS), This Emotional Life (PBS), African American Lives 1 and 2 (PBS), Oprah's Roots (PBS); The American President (PBS), and In Memoriam: New York City, 9/11/01 (HBO). From 2003 to 2005, McGee served as the director of content and operations for the International Freedom Center on Ground Zero in New York, a cultural institution that was proposed as part of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation’s redevelopment of the World Trade Center site. In addition to her film work, McGee also serves on the board of directors for the Gordon Parks Foundation and the Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation, both not-for-profit organizations with a focus on photography. From 1997 to 2007, she served on the board of directors for The Taft School. She lives in Katonah, New York, with her husband and two sons.
Betsy West is a veteran of ABC and CBS News and currently an associate professor at the Columbia Journalism School. She has more than 25 years of experience in television news and documentary films. Her senior roles at Turning Point (ABC), Nightline (ABC), 60 Minutes (CBS), 48 Hours and 9/11 (CBS) have earned her 22 Emmy Awards and two duPont-Columbia Awards. Joining Storyville Films in 2006, she co-produced the feature documentary Constantine’s Sword and is executive producer of The Lavender Scare, currently in production. More information is available at www.storyville.org.
Barak Goodman is co-founder of Ark Media, an independent documentary film production company located in Brooklyn, New York, that produces historical, cultural and public affairs documentaries. In recent years, Ark Media has been nominated for an Academy Award, a duPont-Columbia Award, an RFK Journalism, a George Foster Peabody and a Writers Guild Award and won a National Emmy. More information is available at www.ark-media.net.
Pamela Mason Wagner is a director, producer, writer whose numerous documentary films have broadcast on prime time television channels including: PBS, ABC, NBC, CBS, Discovery, Discovery ID, National Geographic, History, TLC, Hallmark, Lifetime and MSNBC. Wagner won the Primetime Emmy Award in 2001 for theAmerican Mastersfilm about Lucille Ball:Finding Lucy. Her experience with contemporary subjects along with dramatically told historical docu-dramas uniquely positions her as one of New York’s most versatile non-fiction storytellers.