NICK CANFIELD is a Director and Cinematographer from New York. He has worked in documentary film for over a decade, developing an intimate observational style which he learned as filming partner to legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles. His camerawork can be seen in documentaries such as IRIS, THE FIFTY YEAR ARGUMENT (Directed by Martin Scorsese), BORN TO FLY, and IN TRANSIT; and has premiered at festivals including Sundance, the New York Film Festival, and Tribeca. Working on the camera teams for a range of projects such as MAKING A MURDERER, he has had the opportunity to meet and learn from a diverse group of subjects and filmmakers. THE REVEREND is his first feature film.
PAUL LOVELACE is an Austin, Texas based filmmaker who has directed, produced and edited a wide range of documentaries, including IRIS (which he edited and co-produced for the late Albert Maysles, released by Magnolia Pictures), AFTER SPRING (Executive Produced by Jon Stewart) documenting the Syrian refugee crisis, RADIO UNNAMEABLE (released by Kino Lorber and aired on PBS), HOT GREASE for the Discovery Channel, among many others. In 2019, Paul edited DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY which won the audience award at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival and is being distributed by Greenwich Street films.
NICHOLAS DANIELE began his career at the Maysles Documentary Center in New York City. He has gone on to produce content for Netflix, MTV, feature films and global news documentaries, and has worked on films that have screened at Hot Docs, SXSW, The Berlin Film Festival, and The Hong Kong International Film Festival. Nicholas was the originating member of the Filmmakers Without Borders Film Fellowship in Bhutan where he worked with Royal Thimphu College to set up one of the country’s only film education programs. He has also worked on international film collaborations in London, Budapest, and the Philippines.
NELSON WALKER is a New York based filmmaker whose work spans productions, education and film programing. He is a graduate of Brown University and holds an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University School of the Arts. Nelson has directed and produced numerous films including iTHEMBA|HOPE (Sundance Channel); LUMO (Winner of the Student Academy Award, Broadcast on PBS's POV); SUMMER PASTURE (Winner of the Peabody Award, Broadcast on PBS); and IN TRANSIT made in collaboration with the late Albert Maysles (Special Jury Prize, Tribeca Film Festival). Nelson's cinematography has appeared in many highly lauded projects including THE FIGHT, MAKING A MURDERER Season 2, DIOR AND I, IRIS, WATCHERS OF THE SKY, and THE GATES. Along with his partner Lynn True, he is founder of the Congo in Harlem film series, now entering it's 12th Year, and the Kahm Film Project, which seeks to expand opportunities for Tibetan filmmakers. Nelson currently serves as the Board Chair of Maysles Documentary Center, a non-profit cinema and education hub based in Harlem that uses non-fiction cilm to promote community, education, and social justice.
DAVID USUI began his career producing television for NBC, the Discovery Channel and MTV. As a filmmaker, he has contributed work to The NY Times, the Atlantic and VICE and co-directed In Transit a feature length documentary with acclaimed filmmaker Albert Maysles which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize. In 2009 he co-founded Lost & Found Films, a non-fiction production company based in NYC that produces documentaries and commercials with brands, ad agencies, broadcasters and NGOs. David studied philosophy and environmental studies at Western Washington University and is currently an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.