creators and Artists
Elizabeth Coffman has produced and directed films about communities in crisis—from Louisiana to Bosnia. Many of her films include or are about writers, such as “Flannery”, “One More Mile” with writer Aleksandar Hemon, “Veins in the Gulf” with Martha Serpas and “Souls and Sonnets” with Rita Dove. She works with Ted Hardin at Long Distance Productions.
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Mark Bosco, S.J. is a Jesuit priest and a professor. He is an authority on the works of Flannery O'Connor and Graham Greene. Mark’s most recent book is Graham Greene’s Catholic Imagination, published by Oxford University Press. He is the Vice President for Mission and Ministry at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. “Flannery” is his first film.
Chris O’Hare is an experienced television and film producer who lives in London, England and Lucca, Italy. He shows including Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto, Private View, and On the Road Again. He has an Emmy Nomination for Dr. Seuss’ Daisy-Head Mayzie. Chris is an executive producer of “Flannery,” recording many of the original interviews used in the film.
Ted Hardin is a film producer and director of photography whose work has been featured on the BBC and New York Times sites. Ted worked at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Ohio and the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada as DP, director, editor, lighting director, and assistant director. Ted is currently working with Elizabeth Coffman on documentaries about Venice, Shakespeare and climate change.
Bob Hercules is a veteran television producer and director, as well a co-founder of Media Process Group, and his work has been seen widely on PBS, the Discovery Channel, the Learning Channel and the Independent Film Channel. He is the co-Director of Peabody Award-winning film, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”.
Generating artistic spectacle through the intersection of cinema, sculpture, theater and technology, Heidi Kumao reframes ordinary gestures to explore their psychological underside. Her interests have manifested a wide range of hybrid art forms including: a game interface which empowers users to hack live CNN broadcasts, provocative electronic clothing, electromechanical girl’s legs that “misbehave,” experimental animations, and narrative video sculptures. Website
Mat Rappaport is a Chicago based artist, curator, and educator known for works which utilize mobile video, performance, and photography to explore habitation, perception, and power as related to built environments. Website
Emmy-nominated composer, Miriam Cutler is passionate about scoring documentaries, among them Emmy winning, Sundance, and Oscar nominated films: ETHEL, LOST IN LA MANCHA, THIN, POSTER GIRL, KINGS POINT, GHOSTS OF ABU GHRAIB, AMERICAN PROMISE, VITO, DESERT OF FORBIDDEN ART, SCOUTS HONOR, LICENSE TO KILL, ONE LAST HUG. Her score for THE HUNTING GROUND, received the Best Documentary Score Hollywood Music in Media Award (HMMA). Other recent films include LOVE GILDA, RBG, DARK MONEY, FINDING KUKAN, A PLASTIC OCEAN, THE BREAST ARCHIVES and EMILY ON THE EDGE OF CHAOS. Website