Chris Hegedus and DA Pennebaker form one of the most respected teams in documentary filmmaking. Their forty-year collaboration spans a wide-range of subjects that include Pennebaker’s Dylan classic, Dont Look Back, to their Academy Nominated, The War Room, filmed during the 1992 presidential campaign. Hegedus received the prestigious Director’s Guild Award for her film Startup.com, which chronicled the 2000 Internet boom and bust through the adventures of two young entrepreneurs. In 2013 the Academy recognized Pennebaker’s contribution to cinema verité documentaries with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The team’s latest film Unlocking the Cage will broadcast on HBO.
Gordon Henderson was a political correspondent and a senior current affairs field producer before starting 90th Parallel Productions in 1987. He has produced more than one hundred documentaries, many winning national and international awards. Gordon was a senior series producer on the celebrated CBC/Radio-Canada series Canada: A People's History and for more than a decade taught in the Journalism department at Toronto's Ryerson University. His novel, Man in the Shadows, was recently published by HarperCollins.
John Price is a celebrated documentary, fiction and experimental cinematographer based in Toronto. He has collaborated on diverse feature projects – from Liz Marshall's The Ghosts in Our Machine to Shary Boyle's Silent Dedication installation at the Venice Biennale and Nuit Blanche, Toronto. He has lensed movies for Bruce McDonald, Charles Officer, Alan Zweig, Mina Shum and Jennifer Baichwal, among others. John's work has screened around the globe including at TIFF, Rotterdam, IDFA, NYFF, SXSW, The Berlinale, CPH:DOX, Hot Docs, and many others.