Katie Teague is an independent documentary filmmaker working in the growing field of transformational media. In 2009 she founded StormCloud Media, LLC, for the purposes of bringing forward Money & Life. StormCloud Media is committed to telling the emerging story of humanity and bringing inspired educational media to the social change process. Katie’s post-graduate background is in depth and developmental psychology. Prior to filmmaking she had a counseling practice in Seattle, Washington. Katie brings years of study in depth psychology, human development and the world’s wisdom traditions to her work as a social and spiritual change agent. Katie is also one of the 2012 Sundance Grantee filmmakers contributing on 99% The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film.
Michelle was Associate Producer for international networks such as the BBC, ITV, MTV, Nickelodeon and independent television companies Endemol, RDF and Optomen. Her extensive background in producing entertainment shows includes the BAFTA award-winning Deal or No Deal for Channel 4 and 1 versus 100 for the BBC. Since her move to the U.S., she has produced The Dragon House, a mixed martial arts documentary, and worked on concert projects for Stern Grove Park and The Bridge School in the Bay area. She is currently working on a documentary about a group of vigilante women in Northern India for Bay Area production company Lola Films.
Diana has been a freelance television and documentary film editor for the past 12 years. She has edited everything from Corporate Videos to Feature Documentaries to Reality Shows and has cut for a number of networks including: The History Channel, Animal Planet, ESPN, National Geographic, and PBS. She was an editor on the feature documentary Girls Rock! that released nationwide in theatres in March 2008. She was the director and editor of She Wears Cufflinks and documentary short that was screened in festivals all over the globe and was bundled with other shorts for international distribution by Iron DVDs. She is currently the editor and co-producer of the feature length documentary The Trust.
Documentary editor and storytelling specialist Karen Everett brings two decades of cutting experience and a deep understanding of narrative structure to the editing room. She has edited several award-winning documentaries for television, theatrical screenings and educational distribution.
Karen has directed and produced five documentaries, including the award-winning PBS biography I Shall Not Be Removed: The Life of Marlon Riggs. She received a Master’s in Journalism from UC Berkeley in 1992 and her B.A. degree from Smith College in 1987.
Todd has been the Resident Composer Oregon Shakespeare Festival since 1969. This year he retires from the Festival to continue composing for concert hall, film and stage. He also teaches Electronic and Computer Music and Music Composition at Southern Oregon University.
After four decades of exploration Todd is still delving deeply into the ever-expanding frontiers of musical expression: from his DNA derived Genome Music to his innovative scores for plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; from performances of Zen Shakuhachi Meditation Music to avant-garde music for electronic synthesizers and computers; from performing with luminaries of jazz and poetry to lecturing on music and composition from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century.
His compositions have been performed by the KRONOS Quartet, Oregon Symphony Orchestra, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, the Shasta Taiko, and the Rogue Valley Symphony to name a few.
Barton has received numerous awards for his theater music including the ASCAP Award for Popular Music, Dramalogue Critics Award, and the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award. He recently received a Jeff Award Nomination in Chicago for his original score to The Oedipus Complex.
His music has been heard on NPR’s Morning Edition, Westcoast Live, and the Curve of Wonder.
Steve Davidson and Marga Laube are a husband and wife music editing team in Ashland, Oregon.
Steve holds his Master’s degree in Music from Arizona State University, and is a music instructor at Southern Oregon University. He performs with the Mazama Saxophone Quartet as well as with his own jazz quartet. Marga studied Music Production and Engineering at the Berklee College of Music and has logged many hours in recording studios, both in front of the mic and behind the controls.
Steve and Marga find that two pairs of ears are usually better than one.
Nathaniel is a Seattle-based social entrepreneur, activist and strategist working at the intersection of philanthropy, community engagement, and 21st century communications.
Previous employers and clients include WashPIRG, MoveOn, Greenpeace International, Microsoft, the Media and Democracy Coalition, OneWebDay, and Mozilla. To explore new innovations in philanthropy, Nathaniel founded the Seattle chapter of the Awesome Foundation and recently launched Philanthrogeek, based on his experience with the 2012 Adventures in New Giving project. He serves on the boards of the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture and The Prometheus Radio Project.
Nathaniel holds a bachelors degree from the Evergreen State College and a masters in Media and Communication Policy from the London School of Economics, where he conducted original research on Wikipedia’s social network structure. He is a Rockwood Leadership Institute Fellow, and has trained in strategic communications with SPIN Academy and Spitfire Strategies.
Kevin is an entrepreneur with professional experience in project management, consulting, education and legal services. A native of Detroit, Kevin founded a web design and development firm in 2004. He has since moved on, but still believes in the power of technology to galvanize supporters and solve some of the biggest problems facing humanity. He graduated from Williams College with a B.A. in American Studies, where he developed a passion for learning and teaching. In 2007, he moved to Beijing where he ran a kindergarten, taught at a middle school and was a special guest English teacher at a university. He’s since channeled his passion for education into technology that increases access to vital resources and levels the playing field on a global level.