Key Creative Personnel
Producer/Cinematographer/Director: Pablo Bryant
Pablo Bryant has been the Director of Photography on four feature documentaries and has shot additional photography on many other projects, including HBO’s Cinema Verite’ , and the documentaryThe Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page. He filmed in India and Nepal for the National Film Board of Canada’s Tulku, which aired on CBC television, and finished shooting the documentary Crazy Wisdom in 2010. In addition to his work as a cameraman he has produced, and directed a short documentary about the epidemic of homeless children in the US called Stand Up For Kids. He shot the DVD special features for MADMEN season 4 and 5, and finished shooting on When the Iron Bird Flies in 2012 and Began shooting on a feature documentary called Master Zhou in April 2013.
Producer: Ted Collins
Ted Collins produced his first feature, Unconditional Love which won seven film festivals, including the “Golden Starfish” Award at the Hamptons International Film Festival in ’94. He also produced Circles, starring Neal McDonough, Amy Smart, and Antonio Sabato, Jr. Circles won the top prize at the Newport Beach International Film Festival in ’98. This film sold at the NY IFP to SoHo Entertainment shortly after completion. Some of his other credits include Sally, starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Michael Weston, and the indie film Callback. Also, The Intervention and Dose of Reality. Ted’s labor of love, a PG-13 teen comedy entitled, They Might Be Kennedys, which he also wrote is currently in development with John Burgess. Mr. Fish is his first documentary.
Executive Producer: Tom Brady
Raised on the back-streets of Jersey, Tom's award winning fiction helped earn him a scholarship to Harvard college. Arriving in Cambridge, he landed a lead acting role opposite Amy Brenneman where they stripped naked and smeared ice cream and sprinkles on each other-and Tom knew a career in show business was his destiny. At Harvard, Brady acted in and directed dozens of theater productions, and studied under Joe Chaikin, Sam Shepard, and David Mamet (to name a few)- and began writing his on plays and screenplays. Upon arriving in Los Angeles, Tom worked as Assistant Director at the Mark Taper Forums MainStage and New Work Festival, directed at playhouses around Hollywood, and co-directed a very gratifying national tour showcasing the talents of children with disabilities. As a writer, Brady was discovered by Al Jean & Mike Reiss at "The Simpsons" and went on to write and produce television shows such as The Critic, The Simpsons, Home Improvement, Men Behaving Badly, Sports Night, Good Vibes, Chozen, The Comebacks, and Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, written by Adam Sandler and Nick Swardson. His current TV pilots include EARTH PARTY (produced by Jason Bateman at Universal TV), and an original animated show with Dwayne Booth (a.k.a. Mr. Fish).
Editor: Adam Lichtenstein
Lichtenstein's film editing credits include Allison Burnett’s upcoming Undiscovered Gyrl, Scotland, Pa, Oxygen, Mercy, Mexico City, Scrapple, Origin Of The Species, Road, City Of Thieves, I'll Take You There (additional editing), and documentaries that include Report From Ground Zero: The Story of the Rescue Efforts at The World Trade Center and The Staircase, for Academy Award-winning director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade & Denis Poncet and ABC News. Lichtenstein edited I Knew It Was You with long-time collaborator Richard Shepard. I.K.I.W.Y. is a loving portrait of the acting craft of John Cazale and a tour through the movies that defined a generation. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival’s Documentary Spotlight and led a week-long retrospective at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Lichtenstein contributed to Season 2 of Adult Swim’s Childrens Hospital, as well as Seasons 1 and 2 of Comedy Central’s Key & Peele.
Consultant: Kate Amend
Kate Amend is an editor. In December 2005, Kate Amend received the International Documentary Association's inaugural award for Outstanding Achievement in Editing for her work which includes two Academy Award-winning documentary features: Into The Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport and The Long Way Home. Amend also received the 2001 American Cinema Editors' Eddie award for Into The Arms of Strangers, and edited the 2001 Oscar-nominated documentary shortOn Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom. Her recent film, Beah: A Black Woman Speaks about the late actress Beah Richards, directed by LisaGay Hamilton and produced by Jonathan Demme, received the Grand Jury award at the 2003 AFI Film Festival, aired on HBO in February 2004, and received a 2005 Peabody Award.