Actions are always more complex and nuanced than they seem.
We have to be willing to wrestle with paradox in pursuing understanding.
–Harold Evans

Richard Linnett, director/producer. Originally from Newark, New Jersey, Richard lived in Los Angeles for over a decade working as a screenwriter and first assistant director on television shows, commercials and music videos. He is the author of The Godfather’s Garden, a biography of the New Jersey Mafia boss who inspired the creation of HBO’s The Sopranos and co-author of a non-fiction book about a mutiny on an American ship during the Vietnam War, The Eagle Mutiny, optioned for film by Academy Award-winning screenwriter William Monahan (The Departed). He was the consulting producer and one of the subjects in the 2010 Discovery Channel Silverdocs Festival selection The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan, directed by Henry Corra and produced by Danny Glover. He spent years on Madison Ave. as a director of branded content production at Havas’ Media Planning Group and Omnicom’s Fathom Communications, where he developed and produced the documentary feature Drive and Deliver directed by Brett Morgen (The Kid Stays in the Picture). Drive won a Bronze Pencil at the One Show Entertainment Awards in 2008. Richard now lives in Naturita, Colorado.

W. Alex Reeves, editor The son of a veteran recording engineer, Alex grew up in his father’s Chicago recording studio learning the ropes of music production and management. He moved to Los Angeles in 2006, founding the post production shop Point of Blue Studios, which shares a large-scale production facility in Burbank with Nerdist Industries and RocketJump, two of the biggest content creators on the web. Alex has edited television programs for ABC, NBC, Bravo, Discovery Channel; he has directed three shorts and the indie feature film Alone.

Geoffrey O’Connor, producer. Geoffrey is an Academy Award nominated filmmaker and was one of the original creators with Louis Theroux of the hit British satirical series Weird Weekends, directing and producing several episodes of the BAFTA award winning program including Porn — considered a cult classic in Britain — and The Most Hated Family in America, the first full-length profile of the notorious Phelps family. Geoffrey continues to make films for the BBC’s Documentary Features Unit ranging in subject from methamphetamine addiction in California’s Central Valley to legal prostitution in Reno, Nevada. He was one of the original producers on NBC’s critically-acclaimed Michael Moore show TV Nation, for which he won an Emmy as a series producer. Geoffrey’s independent documentary about an Amazonian tribe on the brink of extinction, At the Edge of Conquest, was nominated for an Academy Award. He started in the industry as a cameraman for 60 Minutes and a freelance producer for the CBS News with Dan Rather (1989-1995), producing over 50 news reports from the Amazon. His work as a filmmaker and writer has been profiled by The New York Times, CNN, PBS, the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, The Times of London, and Best Life magazine. He was educated at Columbia University, The London School of Economics, and AFI’s Center for Advanced Film Studies. He lives in New York.

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