1. James Chressanthis, Producer/Director

    James Chressanthis has earned a diverse range of nearly 40 credits since the early 1990s, including documentaries, independent features, television movies, and episodic series. He shot the Emmy-nominated Four Minutes and Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows and did additional photography on the Oscar-winning Chicago. He is also a sculptor and mixed media artist. After Chressanthis directed a documentary about his family’s native village in Greece, he studied cinematography at the American Film Institute and began his career shooting nearly 100 breakthrough music videos, with such artists as Bobby McFerrin, James Brown, Hammer, NWA, and Dr. Dre. Since 2005, Chressanthis has been a director and cinematographer of the popular dramatic series Ghost Whisperer. He recently completed the Renée Zellweger-produced film Living Proof starring Harry Connick Jr. No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos is his feature film directing debut.

  2. Kian Soleimanpour, Producer