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HEATHER CASSANO

Director, Cinematographer, Editor

Heather Cassano is a documentary filmmaker living and working in the Greater Boston Area. She is originally from Maryland but has been heavily influenced by her time studying cinema and photojournalism in North Carolina and Copenhagen. Her films are reminiscent of the direct cinema movement, adopting a patient, invested approach with her subjects. Heather blends this observational style with deeply personal stories, striving to tell authentic stories through her personal experiences.

 

When she's not making films Heather teaches documentary production at Emerson College. She can often be found at the dog park with her Italian Spinone named Nora. 

SEAN DOLAN

Assistant Editor

Sean Dolan is a cinematographer and editor based in New York City. He has worked on a wide variety of client-based projects, documentaries, and short-form narrative productions as a shooter, editor, producer, and director of photography.

 

Most recently, he worked with a production company as a DP and Editor for four years on a feature-length documentary film about the present-day effects of the Japanese American internment during World War II.

 

He is currently working as a freelancer in New York City and hopes to soon pursue a Master of Fine Arts in documentary production.

PHILIP G ANDERSON

Composer

Philip G Anderson is a Chicago based composer.  He has composed music for a wide array of projects including films, television, video games, and trailers. 

 

He also writes and releases his own contemporary music which can be heard at www.philipganderson.com

HANNAH ENGELSON

Additional Cinematography

Hannah Engelson is an award-winning filmmaker and media artist whose work examines themes of vulnerability, loss, and legacy. She applies her eye and craft to intimate, character-driven documentaries, stop-motion animations, and documentation of sleep.

ROSS MATTHEI

Sound Mixer

Ross Matthei is an audio engineer and sound designer operating out of Boston, Ma. He studied Film and Creative Sound at Binghamton University and earned his M.F.A. at Emerson College. 

JEREMY JOHNSTON

Archival Manager

Jeremy Johnston is a Baltimore multi-media artist whose work has been shown at the Creative Alliance, Creative Arts 

Film Festival (nominated for Best Experimental Short), the Knoxville Film Festival, and the Five College Student Film Festival.

 

Recent work includes A Walk with Magritte, a video collaboration with artist Chris Kojzar, and heartbeats for conjunction, a visual love letter to an unknown friend. 

 

Jeremy is a working archivist at the National Institute of Health. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College in 2014.

DAVE FARAH

Sound Designer

Dave Farah is a multimedia artist and songwriter, specializing in music videos and tour documentaries. He recently graduated with his MFA in Film & Media Arts from Emerson College.

 

Now, he is currently finishing his thesis, which is an interactive virtual game that allows users to explore a 3D audio drama as it unfolds geographically throughout the virtual space. 

 

Dave will be releasing new music in the coming months. His albums can be found on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, etc... All updates on his work can be found at www.davefarah.com.

JUDY BLOMQUIST

Designer

Judy Blomquist is a graphic designer living and working in Boston. She earned her design chops running prepress in a stinky old printshop while in school studying painting. 

 

When she's not pushing pixels, there's a good chance she's baking sourdough, unearthing mid-century treasures at the thrift store, or shoehorning her ancient Volvo into parking spots around Boston.