Rachel Lyon, Producer/Director
Rachel Lyon is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and a professor at Queens College in New York City. She has directed several acclaimed documentaries, including Mr. Dreyfuss Goes to Washington for the History Channel, Shadow Over Tibet for PBS, and the Emmy Award winner, Men Who Molest, for PBS’s Frontline. Lyon has created more than 60 documentaries for PBS, NBC, CNN, National Geographic, and the History Channel, among others.
Jim Lopes, Producer
Jim Lopes is an entertainment and media attorney. A Harvard graduate, he has experience working in film, television, and music. He was formerly an executive with a subsidiary of MCA Universal, where he first worked with Rachel Lyon. Lopes later served as general counsel for CBS/Fox Video, licensing hundreds of films. More recently, he has served as a vice president and associate general counsel for Reader’s Digest and its music, publishing, and television divisions. Lopes is currently producing a documentary on the Cape Verdean whaling families of New England.