Directors: Charlotte Lagarde and Carrie Lozano
Producers: Carrie Lozano and Charlotte Lagarde
Editor: Warwick Meade
Cinematographer: Andy Schocken
Additional Editing: Carrie Lozano
Additional Cinematography: Charlotte Lagarde and Octavio Warnock-Graham
Carrie Lozano (director, producer) is an Emmy and Peabody award winning documentary filmmaker and journalist. She was recently executive producer for documentaries at Al Jazeera America. Prior to that she was senior producer of the network’s investigative series Fault Lines. Among other work, she produced the Academy Award nominee The Weather Underground, which premiered at Sundance and aired on Independent Lens; produced and directed the Student Academy Award winning film Reporter Zero, which aired on MTV LOGO and premiered at Berlin; and produced the recent live-performance documentary Utopia in Four Movements, which premiered at Sundance in 2010. She is a graduate of Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she studied documentary film with Jon Else. In 2008, she received a post-graduate fellowship with Lowell Bergman’s Investigative Reporting Project where she reported on PBS Frontline’s “Black Money” and went on to develop best practices for collaborative investigative reporting. She is currently facilitating BAVC’s MediaMaker Fellows and is executive producer of Bernardo Ruiz’s upcoming film, “The Gatherers.”
Charlotte Lagarde (Director, Producer) has been making documentary films for twenty years, intimate portraits of people and places. Her producing credits include Deann Borshay Liem’s In The Matter of Cha Jung Hee (PBS/POV 2010) and; Carrie Lozano’s Academy award-winning Reporter Zero, which premiered at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival. Her love of the ocean led her to document magnificent women surfers in her award-winning short films Zeuf (Sundance Channel) and Swell (CINE Golden Eagle Award). The feature-length documentary she directed about the Hawaiian surfing legend and breast cancer survivor, Rell Sunn, Heart of the Sea, was broadcast in over 30 countries and won numerous awards including the 2003 PBS Independent Lens Audience Award and Best Documentary Award at the Ashland Independent Film Festival.
Lagarde’s work has aired on PBS series POV and Independent lens, the Sundance Channel, HBO, Logo MTV and Canal +. She is a Sundance and BAVC fellow, is on the Executive Committee of New Day Films and is a 2015 artist-in-residence at Proteus Gowanus in Brooklyn, where she lives.
Born and bred in New Zealand, Warwick Meade (Editor) has been working as a video editor in television and film for 20 years. His work has been awarded an Emmy, a Peabody, and an Alfred I duPont Award, among many others. From daily news and current affairs at Television New Zealand to International documentaries for Al Jazeera English, he has worked across the world in a range of programming and has been lucky enough to make films with some of the best television talent there is.
Andy Schocken (cinematographer) is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer living in Brooklyn, NY. Song of Lahore, his directorial debut, premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. He was a co-producer and cinematographer for The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner, which was nominated for an Academy Award and aired on HBO. His cinematography credits include recent theatrically released documentaries such as A Lego Brickumentary, First Position, Fight Church, and Gerhard Richter Painting. His corporate clients include Apple, Facebook, and Etsy. Andy holds a Masters degree in documentary filmmaking from Stanford University and a Bachelors degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Octavio Warnock-Graham (Additional Cinematography) is a documentary film producer and cinematographer. He is the founder of Octave Films in New York City, a production company promoting radical social change through non-fiction storytelling. While attending City College of New York’s MFA film program he was honored with a Student Academy Award and won Best Documentary, Best Director and received The Seymour H. Bricker Humanitarian Award at the 28th College Television Awards. He produced the independent short film Silences, an official selection at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and has won best documentary or best short documentary at over a half dozen film festivals including the San Francisco Black Film Festival. Silences aired in the United States on B.E.T. and internationally on the Al Jazeera network. Octavio worked as cinematographer on Emmy winning director Greta Schiller feature documentary No Dinos in Heaven and provided early cinematic support for Angad Bhalla’s film Herman’s House, which went on to win the 2014 Emmy for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming. Octavio currently produces and edits segments for multiple popular television series on behalf of the largest university-run station in the country reaching more than 7.5 million households nationwide.