INAYA GRACIANA YUSUF - DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CINEMATOGRAPHER
Inaya is an Indonesian-American filmmaker. She has worked on short documentaries to feature length projects such as Miriam, Amplify: The Story of Synesthetes, Right of Way, Dhalang and Minding Our Own. Her films has participated in several festivals across United States, China, Ireland, Denmark and Canada. She has received a Gold Award at The Spotlight Documentary Film Awards and Award of Recognition at Accolade Global Film Competition in Documentary Short, Women Filmmaker, Contemporary Issues and Editing. She was previously the production manager for STEREOTYPES, a web-based series directed by Rae, which aired on Pharell Williams’ channel, I AM OTHER. Recently, she worked under David Tedeschi on Martin Scorsese’s documentary The 50 Year Argument: The New York of Review of Books and Tom Hurwitz's feature documentary, D-MAN. She has worked as a camera operator and editor for NBC's Humanizing America. Throughout the years she served as an Assistant Editor for PBS American Experience on Rachel Carson, Yahoo! web series Riding Shotgun with Michelle Rodriguez, Viceland's Noisey, PBS One Hour Special America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Al Gore's 24 Hour Climate Reality and Major League Soccer. She currently lives and works out of Brooklyn.
MICHEL NEGROPONTE - CO-PRODUCER
Michel Negroponte is an award winning filmmaker who has been making feature length documentaries for more than 30 years. His films include Space Coast (1979), Resident Exile (1981), Silver Valley (1984), Jupiter's Wife (1994), No Accident (1996), W.I.S.O.R. (2000), Methadone (2005), I'm Dangerous with Love (2009), and An Autobiography of Michelle Maren (2015). His films have been broadcasted in the U.S. on PBS, HBO, and the Sundance Channel as well as in England, France, Germany, Spain and Japan. His work has been shown at Sundance and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and in festivals in Berlin, Rotterdam, Vancouver, and Japan. In addition to his own work, he has worked in a producing capacity on many films, among them Bookwars by Jason Rosette, Fastpitch by Jeremy Spear, the Academy Award-nominated Children Underground by Edet Belzberg, and Manhattan, Kansas by Tara Wray. He also produced Orthodox Stance, a feature documentary directed by Jason Hutt about a young religious boxer damed Dmitry Salita. Michel Negroponte has also taught film production in the graduate and undergraduate film programs at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Temple University and the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
DONATELLA BETTI BAGGIO - INTERPRETER/TRANSLATOR
Donatella is a freelance interpreter whose major fields of activity are simultaneous and sequential translation of conferences, meetings, and events, with a special focus and interest in culture, the arts, and cinema. Donatella has worked for various film festivals, events, and cultural institutions including: the International Film Festival of Venice, the International Film Festival of Locarno, the Festival dei Popoli in Florence, River to River - Florence Indian Film Festival, Unifrance Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Français in Paris, Shield of Art, ArteCinema in Naples, and the Gucci Museum in Florence. Donatella has worked with international authors and artists such as Ken Loach, Tim Robbins, Rupert Everett, Terry Gilliam, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Shirin Neshat, Alfredo Jaar, Omer Fast, Sarah Morris, Melik Ohanian, Isaac Julien, Spike Lee, and Alex Gibney.
SETH MOONEY - DP/CAMERA OP/PHOTOGRAPHER
Seth is a freelance photographer as well as Digital Technician and Consultant for editorial and commercial fashion photographers. Seth works closely with photographers to achieve their desired look as well as manage the digital assets and workflow on set for publications including Vogue, Elle, and Interview to name a few. Seth's clients include Miles Aldridge, Boo George, Deborah Turbeville, Craig McDean, David Burton and Koto Bolofo working on international campaigns for clients such as Valentino, Tiffany & Co., Mac Cosmetics, Ralph Lauren, Target, and Neiman Marcus. He is also the co-founder of Pawn Works Gallery in Chicago. His personal work can be viewed at www.sethmooney.com.
ROBERTO REMORINO - SOUND RECORDER
Roberto has worked as a freelance sound recordist and mixer since 1997. He previously worked as an assistant in Milan at Video & Co, a production company with a focus in corporate videos and conventions, where he learned the basics of video production. Born in Turin, Roberto graduated from a science high school in Casale Monferrato, and studied music theory and classical guitar. After graduating from Turin University with a degree in chemistry, Roberto spent a year doing community service in Genoa with a muscular dystrophy association, before beginning his professional career in video production and sound.