Heather Dew Oaksen Heather Dew Oaksen, Director. Camera, Editor. A media artist, independent producer, and retired professor of new media at Cornish College of the Arts, Oaksen has directed numerous documentaries, experimental shorts, and media installations receiving significant awards for her work including support from The Flintridge Foundation, Artist Trust, Art Matters, The Phelan Foundation, the Mayor's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, the American Film Institute, and the Western States Regional Media Arts Fellowship. Her films, videos and media installations are exhibited throughout the U.S. and Canada. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.U.P. in Urban Planning from the University of Oregon. Visit Heather's website at www.heatherdewoaksen.com
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Caroline Cumming Caroline Cumming. Producer. Arriving in Seattle at the height of the dot com boom Caroline spent eight years as a producer of online development and digital media technologies for various Seattle companies, including Microsoft. A media literacy advocate and educator she moved to the non-profit sector in 2001 as Executive Director of the Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Network, an organization focused on connecting environmental activists with filmmakers. Since then Caroline's focus has been on producing social action media, and advocating for truly independent media that addresses the need for dramatic environmental and social change. In her role as Executive Director of 911 Media Art Center from 2004-06 she directed development of media literacy programs, a documentary producers' forum, and media tools outreach programming for at-risk teens. Caroline is also the co-founder and director of the Irish Reels Film Festival, an annual event bringing new Irish films and filmmakers to Seattle audiences for the past 19 years.
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John J.C.A. Burrow (aka jB). Musical Score. John is a musician, media artist, recording & audio engineer, and composer of electronic and non-electronic music for concert and electronic media. John was empolyed as an instructor of electronic and computer music composition at Cornish College of the Arts from 1995 to 2010. In addition to teaching he also served as the technical director and chief audio and recording engineer for the music department. He is currently an MFA student at TransArt Institute/University of Plymouth where he is focusing on the correlation and translation of video (and other data) into sound and music, and vice versa. Originally from Seattle USA, jB now resides in Doha Qatar with his family, two dogs, and a blue-eyed mini market cat named Frank. The radical differences in climate, sounds and sights are changing his approaches to art and art making as well as his views on the color beige. Some recent examples of his work can be found at http://www.kaanburrow.net/jB.

Joseph Hudson. Additional Camera/Lighting. As a Cinematographer/Lighting Director Joseph began his career shooting social issue documentaries for PBS and commercial stations in Montana over 30 years ago. Joseph has lived in Seattle since the early 1980's where he continues to shoot international, national, and regional documentaries and broadcast stories, as well as commercials, corporate image pieces, and narrative projects. He has worked for all the major TV networks, numerous Fortune 500 companies, and many national and regional NGOs and non-profit organizations. Joseph is the owner of Acme Productions Services. Acme owns 35 and 16mm film gear; High Definition, Beta SP, DVCam and 24P DV cameras; and a small lighting/grip truck. Joseph, an avid traveler and outdoor enthusiast, has shot on 5 continents and in most of the 50 states.

Catherine Wadley. Post-Production Consultant and trailer Editor. Catherine is an independent editor and producer with over two decades of professional experience in the film, video and multimedia industries. She has worked for video production companies, KIRO-TV (CBS), corporate in-house production facilities and non-profit organizations, editing projects in all genres. Her clients include Microsoft, World Vision, T-Mobile, Experience Music Project, Boeing, Expedia and CARE. Active in the Seattle film community, Catherine has served on the boards of 911 Media Arts Center and Women in Film/Seattle. She provides post-production consulting, individual instruction and video editing classes, currently teaching Final Cut Pro editing workshops at Northwest Film Forum. Catherine is a Washington State native and a graduate of the University of Washington.