Experts 2017

Mike Rauch

Mike Rauch is co-creator of the Peabody Award-winning StoryCorps animated series, which critic Richard Corliss called “must-see, can’t-miss, your-life-depends-on-it TV” and New York Magazine called “highbrow, brilliant”. Working with his brother Tim, he has produced animation for clients including Nickelodeon, Warner Bros. Animation, and Sesame Workshop. Mike now works as a Current Series executive at […]


Geeta V. Patel

Geeta is writer/director of the upcoming martial art/political thriller entitled MOUSE, produced by Grant Hill (THE MATRIX, TREE OF LIFE), choreography by Jeff Imada (FIGHT CLUB, BOURNE IDENTITY) and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Geeta and her brother, Ravi, are writer/directors of the upcoming Fox Searchlight feature film UNTITLED PATEL PROJECT, which will be adapted from their […]


Grace Lee

Grace Lee directed the Peabody-award winning documentary American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, which The Hollywood Reporter called ”an entertainingly revealing portrait of the power of a single individual to effect change.” The film won six festival audience awards before its broadcast on the PBS series POV. Most recently she produced and directed […]


Mark Warshaw

Mark Warshaw is a co-creator and executive producer of the Amazon original series Lost in Oz and an executive producer of Hulu’s Emmy-nominated series East Los High. Warshaw was co-founder and co-president of The Alchemists Storytelling Company from 2008 to 2014. During that time, the US and Brazilian-based company helped develop East Los High, created Coca-Cola’s global storytelling policy, […]


Dawn Porter

Dawn Porter is an award-winning filmmaker. Her 2013 documentary, Gideon’s Army, won the Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award, and was nominated for an Emmy. Trapped, her 2016 documentary about the impact of laws that regulate abortion clinics in the South, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, where it won […]