Dave Iverson (Director)
Dave Iverson has worked in public broadcasting for over 30 years. In addition to his work on KQED public radio's Forum program, Dave works as a television correspondent, producer and writer. He was the correspondent, writer and co-producer/director of the 2009 PBS Frontline documentary "My Father, My Brother and Me" which explored his family's battle with Parkinson's disease. He's also serves as a special correspondent for the PBS NewsHour where he's reported on the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake and covered various health care stories.
His other recent film credits include the 2012 film "The Memory Be Green" which documented the creation of a new play directed by Jonathan Moscone and inspired by the story of his father, the late San Francisco Mayor George Moscone. Iverson was also the writer, narrator and co-producer of the 1999 national Emmy award winning PBS documentary "The 30 Second Candidate."
As a producer/writer and executive producer, Iverson's awards include a national Emmy Award, the Alfred I. dupont Columbia Award, the Gabriel Award, the New York Film Festival Gold and Silver Awards, the Chicago Film Festival Gold Hugo, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Gold Award, and the Ohio State award. Regional awards include four Chicago Regional Emmy awards, as well as over 50 Milwaukee Press Club, Northwest Broadcast News Association and Wisconsin Broadcast Association awards.
Iverson has served as an advisor and consultant for the MacArthur Foundation, Editorial Integrity for Public Media, PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Independent Television Service and KQED. He is a Contributing Editor for the Michael J. Fox Foundation and serves on the Foundation's Patient Council.
Iverson is a graduate of Stanford University and received his MS in Telecommunications from Indiana University.
Eddie Marritz (Cinematographer)
An accomplished documentary cinematographer with three decades experience, Ed Marritz is an exceptional visual storyteller. His credits include the Oscar-winner "Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision" and Emmy nominee for Best Cinematography "In Memoriam: 9/11 New York City" for HBO. Additional director of photography credits include "Why Can't We Be a Family Again?" (2005 Oscar nominee for documentary short), "Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero" for Frontline/PBS (Columbia-Peabody Award winner) and "The Secret Life of the Brain" for PBS (Emmy winner). Marritz recently completed photography on “Mysterious Human Heart” for PBS which won an Emmy for Best Science Series, 2008. In April of 2008, Fox Searchlight premiered, “Young@Heart” a poignant portrait of a chorus of 75 to 95 year olds who sing songs of Sonic Youth, Jimi Hendrix, The Clash and Talking Heads.
Gail Huddleson (Editor)
Gail Huddleson is a documentary editor and producer. Most recently, she edited “Don’t Fence Me In,” a film about the Karen people’s struggle against the Burmese military dictatorship. It is currently screening at film festivals around the world. Gail’s other editing credits include “Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet,” winner of the Ciné Special Jury Award, and National Geographic Television’s “The Conquerors,” the fourth hour in an eight part series about the origins of animal life, “The Shape of Life.” She was also First Assistant Editor for the series.
Gail is the recipient of the Guild Award in Documentary Film from the Princess Grace Foundation USA for her film “My Roots are Buried Here,” and a Bronze Apple from the National Educational Media Network for “Catcalls, Wolf Whistles & Other Ordinary Dangers,” which was broadcast on PBS. She received her Master’s degree from the Documentary Film and Video Program at Stanford University.