ISABEL HILL, Producer/Director
Isabel Hill is a New York-based documentary filmmaker, historian, urban planner and active member of New Day Films. Made in Brooklyn, her documentary debut, won numerous awards including the Elliot Willensky Award in the field of urban planning and Best of Category in the Birmingham International Film Festival, and was featured on public television stations nationwide. Brooklyn Matters, released in 2007, has served as an important community-organizing tool and has also been seen on public television. Hill's current film, Blind Faith, explores the complicated and evolving relationship between her daughter, Anna, and David, Anna's blind father.
DAVID DAWKINS, Editor
David Dawkins has worked as editor and sound recordist for the renowned documentary filmmakers, D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus on numerous films includingJimi Plays Monterey, Delorean, Shake: Otis at Monterey, and Woodstock Diaries. Other editing credits include Let's Get Frank, a feature documentary about Barney Frank and Power Struggle, a feature documentary following struggles and successes of four communities in America, Africa, and Asia trying to implement renewable energy power resources. Dawkins most recent film is The Wedding Contract: A Balinese Love Story, is both a personal narrative about his relationship with Ketut Maryiyati and an insightful look into the culture and customs of Bali.
CHUCK CLIFTON, Director of Photography
Chuck Clifton is a founding partner of the Hudson River Film and Video Company, with whom he has won two Emmy awards. His extensive documentary experience includes Jail Talk, Manhood and Violence: Fatal Peril, God's Country,
Metro: Manhattan Chowder, Henry Hudson's River: A Biography, and Christina's World, as well as Made in Brooklyn and Brooklyn Matters. His television credits include work for PBS, NBC Dateline, CNN Newsstand and ABC 20/20. Camera crew credits include work on the acclaimed feature films, Witness and Roseland.
MICHELLE CLIFTON, Sound Recordist
Michelle Clifton is also a founding partner of the Hudson River Film and Video Company for which she has served many roles including executive producer, production manager, art director, and sound recordist. Her credits include numerous documentaries shown on public television, including Jail Talk, Manhood and Violence: Fatal Peril, Metro: Manhattan Chowder, Henry Hudson's River: A Biography and Christina's World, as well as, Made in Brooklyn and Brooklyn Matters. Her television credits include PBS, NBC Dateline, CNN Newsstand, and ABC 20/20.
CLIFF HAHN, Sound Designer and Mixer
Cliff Hahn is a New York based Sound Designer, Rerecording Engineer/Mixer, Audio Producer/Director, and Binaural (3-D headphone) Recording Specialist. His recent work includes the binaural installation Lunch Counter, a collaboration with Creative Director George Wolff for the recently inaugurated Center for Civil Rights in Atlanta, narration recording for multiple Alex Gibney documentaries including Going Clear and Sinatra: All or Nothing at All; sound design and mix for Refugee Kids and It's Better To Jump; direction/mix of descriptive video for the documentaries Little World, States of Grace, and Morgan Spurlock's Becoming Bulletproof. His earlier work at WGBH-FM as a producer of spoken word radio programs received Armstrong, Ohio State and American Library Association awards and a Peabody nomination.