|Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay: Producer Biographies|
Eric Slade, Producer/Director, is an independent producer/director in San Francisco and Portland, Ore. His productions have won awards from numerous groups including the National Educational Media Network; Bologna, Italy AIDS Film Festival; the American Medical Association Film Festival; and the International Television Association. His independent documentary work includes The Impact of AIDS, Safety in Numbers, and Acting Up for Prisoners.
Jack Walsh, Producer, is an award-winning independent filmmaker and public television producer. His recent executive producer credits include And Then One Night: The Making of "Dead Man Walking," which won a Northern California Emmy in 2002; Independent View, a 17-part national series on independent film, which he also developed; and Season by Season, a 22-part national cooking series with chef/host Michael Chiarello, all produced at KQED. Additionally, he was the series producer for The Living Room Festival, an innovative program of independent productions that aired on KQED in the 1990s.
Vivian Kleiman, Executive Producer, is a veteran of over 20 years of independent film production. Her credits include several documentaries for television including Forgotten Fires (ITVS), co-produced with Michael Chandler, and Color Adjustment and Tongues Untied, both with acclaimed filmmaker Marlon Riggs. She teaches documentary film at Stanford University.
Sophie Constantinou, Cinematographer, has recently completed shooting for the HBO documentary Born in Slavery. She shot numerous projects for public television, including two Bay Window installments, "Home Front" and "Presumed Guilty." Constantinou has also lensed many independent documentaries including My Comrade Yankee and Some Real Heat.
Marsha Kahm, Cinematographer, has over 22 years experience shooting documentary and commercial projects. Her credits include The Cockettes, the HBO documentary Rachel's Daughters, HIV: un-infected (does not equal) un-affected, and Uncommon Places: The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Dawn Logsdon, Editor, was the editor on Rob Epstein and Jeffery Friedman's award-winning Paragraph 175 and on KQED's acclaimed documentary The Castro. She also edited Teaching Tolerance for the Southern Poverty Law Center, "School Colors" for Frontline, and Lebanon: Meaning in Ruins for the Children's Defense Fund.
Taylor Mali, Narrator, is a poet and performance artist in New York City. Mali has produced two spoken word CDs and several books and won three national slam poetry championships. He was featured in the films Slam and Slam Nation.
Mark Page, Writer, is a veteran writer, co-producer and researcher who has worked on almost 20 documentary projects for national PBS and cable, including What About God?, StopWatch, and Crime and Punishment in America.
Philippe Roques, Cinematographer, has worked on a number of award-winning projects, including Tom Shepard’s "Scout's Honor" (ITVS), the PBS series A Question of Equality (ITVS), and White Christmas. He is an assistant professor in the department of film at Vassar College in New York.
Stuart Timmons, Writer, is a freelance writer and the author of The Trouble with Harry Hay, Founder of the Modern Gay Movement. He writes about the areas of AIDS and social policy, and gay and lesbian culture. His work has appeared in Spin, VIBE, The Advocate, LA Weekly and The Los Angeles Times.
Sharon Wood, Scriptwriter. Her writing credits include three Oscar nominees, Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press; Straight from the Heart; and Super Chief: The Life and Legacy of Earl Warren. Wood served as writer on Paragraph 175, an HBO documentary that took the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival, and more recently on And Then One Night: The Making of "Dead Man Walking," which won a Northern California Emmy in 2002.