Doug Block is an American independent director, cameraman and producer whose credits include:The Kids Grow Up (2010) and 51 Birch Street (2005). Doug Block is also the founder and a co-host of The D-Word, an online community for documentary filmmakers from around the world. The D-Word has more than 2000 professional members in 80 countries.
Marshall Chapman is an American singer-songwriter-author who was born and raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina. To date she has released thirteen critically acclaimed albums. Her latest, Blaze of Glory, was hailed a masterpiece. Marshall is a contributing editor to Garden & Gun and Nashville Arts Magazine. She’s also written for The Oxford American, Southern Living, W, Performing Songwriter, and The Bob Edwards Show (Sirius/XM). “But music,” she says, “is my first and last love.”
Grounded firmly in drawing, Michael Krueger works in a variety of media including, painting, drawing, printmaking, animation, and ceramics. His ideas dictate the media and he floats freely between them. Krueger's work explores a collective need to get higher, get lost, and be transformed, and has been included in over 300 exhibitions.
Documentary photographer Vince Cianni graduated from Penn State University, the Maryland Institute Colleg of Art, and SUNY New Paltz. He teaches photography at Parsons – The New School of Design, NYC. He currently lives in Newburgh, NY.
Cheryl Dunn is a documentary filmmaker and photographer who was born in New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers University with a BFA in Art History. In the late 90s she began to focus on filmmaking, creating classic films about artists of her generation who have influenced the realities of urban life through their own work.