Artemis Joukowsky III

Project Director/Producer

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Joukowsky is a non-profit activist, film producer and venture capitalist. He has formed ten for-profit and eight non-profit institutions and has been a founding partner in two venture capital funds. He has produced one book, and is in the process of making two movies and on-line TV projects. From 1997-2006 he was Vice-Chairman and Senior Advisor of Econergy International, a publicly traded company in the AIM market on the London Stock Market, a diversified international energy services company, focused on clean energy markets. He is the Executive Producer and co-author of Raising the Bar, a book published by Umbrage Press. He is the co-founder and organizer of No Limits Media, LLC, which was created to work with major international corporations to support the UN Convention on Human Rights. He is a member of the Finance Committee and a Program Officer for the Joukowsky Family Foundation. Since 2000 until the Present, he has overseen and managed the affairs of the Two Who Dared Education Project: including, Directing the documentary film Two Who Dared (to be released in 2012); He oversees the Sharp Archive at Brown University and the USHMM; he is also co-producing a web based on-line educational curriculum with Facing History and Ourselves in Brookline, MA. He is currently writing a book about the Sharps, also named Two Who Dared, that he hopes will be published in the spring of 2013.

Matthew Justus

Producer

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Matthew Justus is a documentary filmmaker based in New York and San Francisco. He has been on the production team for several Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning films. Most recently he produced Liz Garbus' BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD (Sundance, HBO, 2011). Previously he was an associate producer on her film SHOUTING FIRE: STORIES FROM THE EDGE OF FREE SPEECH (Sundance, HBO, 2009). He was also an associate producer on Garbus' film COMA (HBO) and Rory Kennedy's THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT (HBO). He was on the production team for GHOSTS OF ABU GHRAIB (HBO, Sundance, Emmy Winner: Outstanding Non-Fiction Special), XIARA'S SONG (CINEMAX), Nanette Burstein's television series FILM SCHOOL (IFC), and Rosie Perez' documentary film YO SOY BORICUA (IFC).

Emma Blaxter

Development Coordinator

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Blaxer, the great granddaughter of Martha and Waitstill Sharp, has been an international activist and devoted humanitarian since graduating from Mills College in 2009. Since then, she has worked in two non-profits devoted to international relief, including Airline Ambassadors in Washington DC, where she served as Fundraising Director and Project Leader.

Erik Angra

Editor/Cinematographer

Angra is a filmmaker best known for his commercial & documentary work with AT&T, Coca Cola and PBS. His work has also appeared on NBC, Animal Planet & A&E. He grew up in the hills of New Hampshire, graduating from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, later interning in New York City production houses. He began his career touring alongside hardcore punk musicians across the US, releasing the footage in 2006, featuring rare performances from some of the last shows at the infamous CBGBs in New York. He has an affinity for cinéma vérité and is also known for his unconventional use of digital cameras, often times shooting with antique lenses.

Patricia Stotter

Composer

Stotter is an Emmy Award-winning composer and writer who has worked in television, film, theater and interactive media. From Sesame Street to HBO/PBS documentaries, independent features to plays and musicals, she is all about the right voice at the right moment. She is a member of ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild.

Karen Phelps

Creative Assistant

Phelps is taking her first foray into documentary filmmaking with the Two Who Dared Education Project. She was born and raised in the “City of Champions” Brockton, MA where she achieved early success in her youth as an award-winning poet. After 16 years of a hands-on career in distribution management with such companies as Reebok Int., she left the beaten path to pursue her passion in filmmaking. Recently completing The Film Connection mentor program, she has studied cinematography with filmmaker Erik Angra. She has been building her film resume doing various jobs on independent films and freelance projects, including her first short film Director of Photography credit.

Bryan DiBlasi

Writing Assistant

DiBlasi is currently majoring in filmmaking at Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. In the past, he has also been enrolled in film classes with the New York Film Academy, the School of Visual Arts, and the Pratt Institute. He has worked with filmmaker Erik Angra on a variety of different projects, ranging from independent films to interviews for Sports Illustrated. An aspiring director and writer, some of his own films have been selected to be screened at the Cannes Short Film Corner, the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, the Garden State Film Festival, and the Cape May Film Festival. No stranger to documentaries, parts of his own about beekeeping and colony collapse disorder, were used in 2009 for the PBS show “GreenQuest” and by French documentarians for their film which premiered at Cannes the same year. Recently he was accepted and attended Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School. He is currently planning a documentary partially based on his experience studying with him.

Robert Angell

Graphic Design Assistant

Angell is majoring in film at Kenyon College in Ohio. He has been involved in numerous student film productions in Ohio and Massachusetts and has co-taught film classes at the Charles River Creative Arts Program in Dover, MA. He is the head of the film branch of Brave Potato Productions at Kenyon College. Two Who Dared is his first documentary project.

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