Daniel Junge, Director
Named by Filmmaker magazine as one of 25 up-and-coming filmmakers, Daniel Junge had his feature-length directorial debut with Chiefs, which aired on Independent Lens, and won best documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival. Junge also directed Reading Your Rights and Big Blue Bear, both of which aired on PBS, and We Are PHAMALy, which screened at the Tribeca and Hot Springs film festivals. He served as creative director for the Emmy Award-winning series Common Good, directing four of its segments. Junge received his B.A. from Colorado College and attended film school at New York University. He lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife, Erin. Junge is currently finishing a new feature documentary, They Killed Sister Dorothy.
Donna Dewey, Producer
Donna Dewey won the 1997 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short for her film A Story of Healing, which followed a group of volunteer plastic surgeons as they traveled to the Mekong Delta of Vietnam to perform reconstructive facial surgery on children with severe deformities. She has been writing, producing, and directing films for more than 20 years, and her documentaries have screened at film festivals around the world. Some of her projects include House on Fire; Sister's Keeper; Coming to Life, a three-part series documenting the AIDS epidemic in the African American community; Homeboys I, II, and III, a series which followed 10 members of the Crips and the Bloods over eight years; and Elijah's Story, a case history of a 16-month-old boy who was shaken to death by his father in an uncharacteristic fit of rage. Dewey also serves as a commissioner for the Denver Mayor’s Office of Art, Culture, and Film.