EVE MARSON

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Eve Marson was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Harvard University. In 2014 she was the lead producer on the feature film Fed Up, an exposé of the food industry with journalist Katie Couric and director Stephanie Soechtig. Eve produced a short documentary for ESPN’s Emmy-­winning ‘30for30’ series. She has worked as a producer on a wide variety of documentary projects, including television programming for PBS, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet and independent feature films such as Craigslist Joe. Eve has also created a large library of nonfiction video work in collaboration with GOOD Inc. and other social­-action organizations. She has field produced in countries around the world including Kenya, Ghana, Bosnia, Ukraine, Germany, Ecuador and Peru.


SARA GOLDBLATT

PRODUCER/WRITER

Sara Goldblatt graduated from Yale University in 2006, with a degree in Political Science. She also holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from NYU, with a concentration in documentary filmmaking. Her first independent film, AMERKA!, traces the history of the Lebanese diaspora in West Africa and its current displacement by the arrival of large Chinese populations in the area. In addition to field producing various independent documentaries in the US and abroad, Sara wrote and produced The Iranian Americans, which aired primetime on PBS in December 2012. Sara speaks Italian, French, and Spanish and is a recent convert to Los Angeles after having lived in Rome, Seoul and New York.


ALI BLOCK AND TIM POORE

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Ali Block and Tim Poore are a husband and wife team living and working in San Francisco, where they met as medical students in 2006. Ali grew up in New York City and graduated from Yale University, where she studied psychology and philosophy. Passions for health, wellness, and social justice led her to a career in medicine, and she now practices Family Medicine with a focus in Women’s Health. Tim was born and raised in Southern California and graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in anthropology and psychology. He practices Internal Medicine with a focus on caring for the underserved, and is currently completing additional training in Palliative Medicine. As physicians, they are both inspired by their patients' stories. They see documentary film as a powerful means of storytelling that can shed light on important social and political issues. They are thrilled to be collaborating on their first documentary film together with their longtime friend, director Eve Marson.


MARK MONROE

WRITER

Mark Monroe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose theatrical writing credits include: FED UP, The Summit; Who is Dayani Cristal?, Sound City, The Cove, The Tillman Story, Chasing Ice, Stolen Seas, Last Play at Shea, Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos, Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who, and writer/director of Morning Light. Currently, Mark is working on Academy Award winner Louis Psihoyos’ follow-up film to The Cove, Another World, a film about the Occupy Movement, and Mission Blue, a film about legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle.


JEFF BIERMAN

CINEMATOGRAPHER

Jeff Bierman is a graduate of the American Film Institute Cinematography Class of 2009. His narrative work has been exhibited at film festivals around the world including Sundance, TIFF, and The Venice Biennale. His latest feature Bad Turn Worse, won the Audience Award at AFI Fest and was purchased and distributed by Starz. He also works extensively in commercials with clients that include Nike, Absolut, Bose, Fox Sports, McDonald's, and Capital One. He is originally from Philadelphia, PA, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.