Marlo Poras, Producer/Director
Marlo Poras began her film career as an apprentice to Thelma Schoonmaker at Martin Scorcese's Cappa productions and worked in the editing room on independent features. Later, she was living in Vietnam, producing HIV/AIDS education films when she was inspired to make Mai's America, her first film. Mai's America aired on P.O.V. to much critical acclaim, winning numerous awards, including Best Feature Documentary from the IDA. Marlo's next film, Run Granny Run, traveled to dozens of festivals and aired on HBO. Marlo is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Yu Ying Wu Chou, Producer
A native of Taiwan, Yu Ying studied media and advertising before transitioning into documentary film editing. She spent five years collaborating with David Sutherland on his six hour FRONTLINE series, Country Boys, which aired nationally on PBS in January 2006. She was a co-editor on HBO's Run Granny Run and was also editor on Sutherland's Independent Lens/FRONTLINE series A Kind Hearted Woman, which aired on PBS in 2013. She is directing her first documentary film in Taiwan.