Kristi is the director of award-winning films SOLITARY (2016), A PLACE AT THE TABLE (2012) and TOOTS (2007). SOLITARY took home an Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Documentary, was nominated for Best Editing Emmy, Cinema Eye Honors and was a finalist for Independent Spirit’s Truer Than Fiction Award. A PLACE AT THE TABLE premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before its release by Magnolia Pictures in over 25 cities, earning a PGA Best Documentary nomination and winner of IDA Pare Lorentz Award. Earlier films include the critically acclaimed TOOTS, named one of the National Board of Review Top 5 Documentaries and a NY Times Critics’ Pick; and her debut film AMERICAN STANDOFF (HBO) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Kristi’s 2021 film HOMEFRONT (HBO/Max) was NAACP Image Award-nominated and an Alfred I. DuPont Columbia Journalism finalist. Jacobson’s episodic work includes a film about extreme adventures sports photographer Krystle Wright for  National Geographic series Photographer;  “The Protectors” episode of the acclaimed Netflix Original Series Dogs, and the “Cartel Bank” episode of the Netflix investigative series Dirty Money. Short form work includes the Procter &  Gamble 2021 Olympics Series “Good is Gold”; “I am not going to change 400 years in four”, a short film about Durham NC District Attorney Satana Deberry, co-directed with Angela Tucker (ITVS/ Independent Lens). As producer, Kristi’s films include Nausheen Dadabhoy’s debut feature, AN ACT OF WORSHIP (POV/PBS), Recovery Boys, directed by Oscar-nominated Elaine Sheldon for Netflix, and the Emmy-winning THE FIRE THAT TOOK HER for Paramount+. She  is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences (AMPAS) and the Directors Guild of America.


Michelle R. Carney is an Emmy Award-winning producer, production executive and writer. She was showrunner on the VICE docuseries RESET: The Unauthorized Guide to Video Games and produced the Emmy-winning film We Could Be King and the Emmy-nominated Keepers of the Game. A pioneer in the world of branded entertainment, Michelle has worked on both the agency and creative sides to produce award winning-films including Kerri Walsh Jennings: Gold Within (Dick’s Sporting Goods), Momentum Shift (Orangetheory Fitness), The Resilient Heart (Mount Sinai), Destination: Team USA (United Airlines) and Olympic storytelling for Proctor & Gamble. Originally trained as a broadcast journalist, Michelle produced political coverage for MTV News, including live Choose or Lose Presidential Town Halls across the country.

ALI MOSS – Producer

Ali is an Emmy Award-nominated documentary producer and writer who tells stories that align with her values and reveal characters or explore narratives that will help make the world the kind of place she wants to live in. Besides NO ACCIDENT (HBO/MAX), other recent films include the Oscar-nominated THE BARBER OF LITTLE ROCK (The New Yorker), FAUCI (Disney+/Telluride), YUSUF HAWKINS: STORM OVER BROOKLYN (HBO/Tribeca), and the Emmy-nominated feature NOT DONE: WOMEN REMAKING AMERICA (PBS). She is honored to have been a 2020 Impact Partners Producing Fellow and to have been named to DOCNYC’s 2021 list of 40 Under 40.

NAUSHEEN DADABHOY – Director of Photography

Nausheen Dadabhoy is a director and cinematographer of both documentaries and fiction. Her second feature documentary, AN ACT OF WORSHIP, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and was co-produced by PBS’ POV and broadcast nationally. It recounts the last 30 years of Muslim-American history through the collective memory of the community. The film is currently traveling the country as part of a community engagement campaign in partnership with Muslim Wellness Foundation (MWF). MWF has designed a healing workshop around the film for Muslim audience members to help them recontextualize 30 years of anti-Muslim rhetoric and violence. As a cinematographer, Nausheen has lensed an Oscar-nominated live action short film, and an Emmy-winning feature documentary. Her work has screened at festivals worldwide including Sundance, TIFF, SXSW, Locarno and has appeared on Netflix, Hulu, HBO and Disney+. She received her MFA in Cinematography from the American Film Institute, and has been a Film Independent Project:Involve Fellow, Berlin Talents participant, Firelight Fellow, Chicken & Egg Eggcelerator Lab Fellow, newportFILM Documentary Cinematography Fellow, Soros Equality Fellow and she was part of the inaugural cohort of the Pillars Artist Fellowship, which is supported by Riz Ahmed’s LeftHanded Films, Netflix and Amazon Studios.


Chris is an award winning editor and producer based in Brooklyn. Her love of filmmaking was born out of contemporary dance — her career in film began as an assistant choreographer to dance filmmaker Noemie LaFrance and she brings this sense of movement to her film work. Her documentary editing can be seen on HBO, Showtime, Hulu, VICE, ABC, NBC Universal, the Olympic Channel, and more. She’s edited for several Emmy-nominated shows including VICE on Showtime and The Circus

She’s most passionate about intimate, character-driven storytelling and films that tackle social justice issues. Her work as an editor and co-producer on America’s first transgender legislator was recognized with a GLAAD award in 2017, and her editing VICE’s coverage of the war in Yemen received a News and Documentary Emmy in 2021. In 2020 she produced Out of Sight Out of Mind, a short documentary on mental health care and incarceration in the US, for ITVS/ Independent Lens in partnership with the Atlantic. In addition to running on the Atlantic, the film was screened at a congressional hearing with the Vera Institute for Justice. The latest feature she edited, No Accident (dir. Kristi Jacobson), premiered on HBO Max in 2023.


Angélica Negrón is a Puerto Rican-born composer and multi-instrumentalist. She writes music for voices, orchestras, and film as well as robots, toys, and plants. Angélica is known for playing with the unexpected intersection of classical and electronic music, unusual instruments, and found sounds. Recent commissions include works for Opera Philadelphia, the LA Philharmonic, NY Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra (featuring Lido Pimienta as a soloist), the NY Botanical Garden, Sō Percussion, Kronos Quartet, Roomful of Teeth, and an original score for the HBO docuseries Menudo: Forever Young.  Angélica regularly performs a solo show and is a founding member of the tropical electronic band Balún. As an educator, Angélica has been a teaching artist with NY Philharmonic’s Very Young Composers program (2013-2021) and with Lincoln Center Education (2014-2018). Angélica lives in Brooklyn, where she’s always looking for ways to incorporate her love of drag, comedy, and the natural world into her work.

MILKHAUS, Motion Graphics and Animation

Milkhaus is an Academy Award® and Emmy Award® winning Denver-based production and post house that specializes in world-class, socially relevant storytelling. Their efficient team is comprised of filmmakers who are highly skilled in multiple disciplines. Milkhaus works on a diverse line-up of projects from 15 seconds to 90+ minutes: branded content, commercials, awareness campaigns, 2d/3d animation, event presentations, television programs/series, and feature films.

Networks and festivals in over 150 countries have presented the team’s work – including Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca, PiFan, HotDocs, Sheffield, Abu Dhabi, Netflix, HBO, NBC, Ch. 4, CCTV (China), AMC, IFC, Discovery, Nat Geo, History Channel, BBC, and PBS.

Dyllan McGee, Executive Producer

Jihan Robinson, Executive Producer

Tina Nguyen, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller, Executive Producers