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Zara Katz (Director/Producer) is a filmmaker and photo producer for editorial,
documentary and branded content, specializing in crafting character-driven visual stories. Zara is currently Photography Director at NBC, and has worked with outlets including The New York Times Lens blog, Time magazine, Medium, The Guardian U.S.,Pop-Up Magazine and Lifetime/A+E Networks. She was the Senior Photography Producer on a Getty Images/Dove campaign photographed by more than 100 women and non-binary photographers, which won the Silver Glass Lion at Cannes in 2019.  Lisa Riordan Seville (Director/Producer) is an award-winning reporter and filmmaker whose stories explore how money, power and policy shapes the lives of everyday people.  Lisa’s investigative and enterprise work has appeared across NBC News platforms, on BuzzFeed News, The Guardian U.S., Lifetime/A+E Networks and WNYC Radio. It has been recognized with a Peabody, a Hillman Award and a Sigma Delta Chi from the Society of Professional Journalists, among others. Her most recent piece was a cover story for New York Magazine about the deaths of 15 men in New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail complex.
In 2014, Zara and Lisa created Everyday Incarceration, an Instagram feed featuring visual stories of 40 years of mass incarceration. Their work has been exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Photoville and FOTODOKS, and was featured on the New York Times; Instagram feed. A Woman on the Outside is their first feature documentary.  

Kiara C. Jones (Producer/Writer) is an award-winning producer, director, writer and the proprietor of Cultivated Films LLC, a New York-based production company that champions diverse storytelling and focuses on creating sustainable financial models for independent filmmakers. Kiara's filmmaking has been widely celebrated including with an Independent Spirit Award nomination for producing Anja Marquard's She's Lost Control
and the Grand Jury Award from The Directors Guild of America for her debut feature Christmas Wedding Baby. Kiara produced the Sundance premiere Premature, directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green and has been an IFP/Blackhouse Producing Fellow, a Trans Atlantic Partners International Co-Production Symposium Fellow, a 2019 BRIO Award Winner and an inaugural fellow of the WGA-E Inclusive Screenwriters Workshop mentored by Scott Frank.
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