The Filmmakers

Carrie Lozano, Fred Hersch and Charlotte Lagarde

Carrie Lozano (director, producer) is a Bay-Area based documentary filmmaker and journalist. 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 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 acclaimed filmmaker 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.” She is currently working on a project, funded by the Knight Foundation, about collaborative, multiplatform investigative reporting at the Investigative Reporting Program.

Charlotte Lagarde (director, producer) has over 15 years experience working in development, production and distribution of educational and public television programming. She is the award-winning Producer/Director of Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka’ehukai, a documentary about the Hawaiian surfing legend, Rell Sunn, which won numerous awards including the 2003 PBS/Independent Lens Audience Award, Best Documentary Award at the Ashland Independent Film Festival and the Audience Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Lagarde was the executive producer of Reporter Zero, which premiered at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival. Her award winning films Beautiful SonVoting in AmericaSwell and Zeuf were broadcast on PBS stations and the Sundance Channel. She is the producer of Deann Borshay Liem’s In The Matter Of Cha Jung Hee and Geographies of Kinship – The Korean Adoption Story (in progress). She has a MA from Stanford Graduate School of Communication.

Andy Schocken (cinematographer) is a documentary producer and cinematographer living in Brooklyn, NY.  He was a co-producer and cinematographer of The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner, which was nominated for an Academy Award for best short documentary.  The film was selected for inclusion in the Documentary Fortnight at the Museum of Modern Art, and aired internationally on HBO in 2010.  He has numerous camera credits for PBS, HBO, and other major networks, and short films he has directed have screened at major film festivals such as Rotterdam, Slamdance, and the San Francisco International.  Andy holds a Masters degree in documentary filmmaking from Stanford University.

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