Production Team

Jimmy Goldblum

Co-Director / Producer

Jimmy Goldblum began his career as an interactive director and producer. In 2008, Goldblum won the Emmy for "New Approaches to Documentary" for Live Hope Love, an interactive documentary he produced for the Pulitzer Center. Goldblum also wrote, filmed, and produced “The Institute for Human Continuity”, an online narrative for Sony Pictures’ film “2012,” which is widely considered one of the most successful transmedia campaigns of all time. Additionally, CNN called his first interactive documentary, “Yearbook 2006,” “so special…the best of the best” (link) of all Hurricane Katrina documentaries. Goldblum's projects have won an Emmy, a Webby for Best Art Project, and been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine, and USA Today.

Adam Weber

Co-Director / Producer

Adam is an editor, director, and writer who has worked for major film and TV studios in both New York and Los Angeles. Weber edited Michel Gondry’s Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy (IFC Films), an animated documentary about Noam Chomsky, which IndieWire named one of the top 3 documentaries of 2013 (link). Weber was an assistant editor on Gondry’s The Green Hornet, and previously worked as the apprentice editor on Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds.


Joshua Cogan

Director of Photography / Producer

Joshua Cogan is a Multi-Emmy Award winning photographer and anthropologist whose work has taken him to 40 countries and 5 continents to produce his unique brand of ethnographic storytelling. Using his passion for culture, ecology and imagery, Cogan has consistently produced work across print, motion and interactive platforms. Recognition has come from standard bearers of journalism such as National Academy of Television and Sciences to new media accolades including SXSW and Webby Awards for his partnerships creating new approaches of storytelling and cultural exchange. His work has been widely published and exhibited. To see more, please go to www.joshuacogan.com

 

Will Basanta

Director of Photography / Co-Producer

Will filmed and produced the narrative feature, Jess + Moss, which premiered in 2011 to rave reviews at the Sundance, Berlinale, and Hong Kong international film festivals. He also shoots award-winning music videos for The Arcade Fire, The Shins, Justin Bieber, and Bon Iver.

 

Guneet Monga

Executive Producer

Guneet is an Oscar-nominated producer who, alongside her partner, director Anurag Kashyap, has spearheaded the Indian independent film movement. Named one of Hollywood Reporter’s “12 International Women To Watch,” Guneet premiered four films produced in India at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

 

Alison Klayman

Executive Producer

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is Alison Klayman’s debut feature documentary, which she directed, produced, filmed, and co-edited. She is a 2011 Sundance Documentary Fellow, one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film,” and she was shortlisted for “Best Documentary” at this year’s Academy Awards.

 

Naveen Chaubal 

Additional Cinematography, Co-Producer

Naveen Chaubal graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where he was awarded the Thomas Bush Scholarship in Cinematography. He recently shot and co-produced the short film “Chakshoo.” He's an avid creator of content collaborating with fashion brands like GAP, and on music videos with the likes of Jay Z, Incubus, Wu Tang Clan, James Blake, and Frank Ocean. In 2012, Naveen participated as a cinematographer in Film Independent's prestigious Project: Involve program.

 

Fazeelat Aslam 

Co-Producer

Fazeelat Aslam is a documentary filmmaker and journalist who co-produced the documentary short, "Saving Face,” which won the 2012 Academy Award and 2013 Emmy for “Best Documentary.” Fazeelat has produced documentaries for international organizations such as PBS Frontline, Channel 4 UK, Al Jazeera, Dan Rather and HBO. She currently works as a producer and correspondent for VICE on HBO and VICE News.

 

Hye Mee Na 

Editor

Hye Mee is an editor, director, and graduate of NYU Tisch School Arts with a degree in Directing. She edited Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer and is also cutting his upcoming untitled documentary on Brazil (2014). Before she was a filmmaker, Na lived another life as a well-respected neuroscientist and Parkinson’s researcher at Emory University.

 

Isaac Hagy

Editor

Isaac Hagy has edited nine feature films, many of which he also helped produce and write. Jess + Moss - Isaac's first narrative feature, which he co-wrote, produced and edited - premiered at Sundance in 2011. Combined, his films have played at more than 100 festivals, including Berlin, Tribeca, AFI, Hot Docs, and IDA's Docuweek. Additionally, he has edited nearly 50 music videos and commercials, which have been nominated for multiple MTV VMAs and MVPAs. Isaac recently attended the 2013 Venice Film Festival for the world premiere of Medeas, a narrative feature film he edited. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles and is collaborating with David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) on a feature documentary.

 

Grant Davis

Field Producer / Lead Translator

Grant Davis is a Hindi-Urdu translator and filmmaker. He has worked as a producer at McCann Erickson New York, and was the lead translator and field producer for the feature documentary "Tomorrow We Disappear," building the relationships with the people in Kathputli and translating our footage back in New York. 

 

Dan Romer

Composer 

Dan is an accomplished producer, recording engineer, and film composer. The first feature Dan scored is the Academy Award-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild, which also won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and Camera D’Or Prize at Cannes. Tomorrow We Disappear is his second feature film.

 

Josh Penn

Consulting Producer

Josh is a New Orleans-based producer with Court 13, whose film Beast of the Southern Wild won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and Cannes Camera D’or and was nominated for “Best Picture” at the 2013 Academy Awards and the Spirit Awards. Penn was the recipient Sundance’s Indian Paintbrush Producers Award.