1. Tod Lending, Producer/Director

    Tod Lending is an Academy Award-nominated and national Emmy Award-winning producer/director/writer whose work has aired nationally on ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and HBO; has been screened and awarded at national and international festivals; and has been televised internationally in Europe and Asia. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a national Emmy for Outstanding Children's Special, Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, CINE Gold Eagle, Golden Apple, the New York Festival World Medal, and the Innovation in Documentary Award, to name a few. He is the president and founder of Nomadic Pictures, a film and television company based in Chicago.