Joan Sekler

Joan Sekler

Ms. Sekler produced and directed the award winning documentary Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election, which screened in 70 film festivals and aired on worldwide television from 2002 to 2004. She also produced Beyond Convention, a look at the protest during the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO and also produced, Crashing the Party: The Democratic National Convention 2000. She has been the assistant producer and/or publicist for numerous political documentaries including the Academy Award winning film, The Panama Deception, and Yellow Wasps: Anatomy of a War Crime. Ms. Sekler is a former Board member of the International Documentary Association and has contributed to its magazine, Documentary.

Jeric Wilhelmsen
Director of Photography

Jeric is an experienced camera operator and news journalist. After some years in the United States Army as a radio operator, Jeric attended school at the Academy of Art College where he majored in New Media and Visual Effects. After school Jeric quickly moved into Television working for production companies in both San Francisco and Los Angeles. Once established in LA Jeric became part of the NBC/Universal family shooting hard news all around Southern California.

Chris Toussaint

Christopher Toussaint

Chris is an award-winning documentary film & video producer/director, cameraman and editor. Toussaint received the 2004 Roy W. Dean Film Grant for his documentary work-in-progress, The Secret Life of Water. He has also assisted numerous producers and companies with various media production and computer graphic services. He was cameraman/editor for Raw For Life (2007), editor for Gregg Braden's The Science of Miracles (2006), editor for Sacred Living with Dr. Wayne Dyer, and technical director and editor for Rev. Dr. James Forbes: One In The Spirit (2005) for the Hartley Film Foundation. Toussaint edited The Robert F. Kennedy Medical Center: 75 Years of Service for Matrix Communications, winner of a local Los Angeles Emmy Award (2003) and edited Crashing The Party: The Democratic National Convention 2000 for the IndyMedia Center LA.


William Haugse, ACE

William Haugse has been nominated in editing categories for both an Oscar (Hoop Dreams) and an Emmy (The Last Days of Kennedy and King), and has received the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award among other prizes. He has edited approximately 50 hours of network and cable documentaries. His credits also include scores of shorter films as director and editor, including his short feature Breakfast in Bed starring John Ritter, which was the recipient of several festival awards. He worked with Orson Welles and John Cassavetes editing shorter films, including making trailers for their films F For Fake and Opening Night. Films in recent years include Stevie, and Sunset Story, an ITVS/PBS documentary, and No Impact Man. Recent editing work also includes an in-depth study for PBS of three Afghani women, View from a Grain of Sand and a story of Yogis in India, Naked in Ashes.