DIRECTOR | Editor | Cinematographer
Tommy Hyde is a documentary filmmaker whose work explores people and stories at the fringes of society. Underdog, a film ten years in the making, is his directorial debut. He frequently collaborates with Mosaic Films, and is currently in production with them on The Happening (in production) and Ordinary Saints (in production). He is a graduate of Middlebury College and resides in Burlington, VT.
Kyra Schaefer is a NY-based documentary producer and editor whose work centers around the intersection of faith and feminism. She holds a B.A. in digital media and video production from Marymount Manhattan College. Her thesis, Pro What?, explored the the abortion debate through the contrasting perspectives of a politician, pastor and activist—showing the compassionate power of acknowledging another person’s viewpoint. She is the co-producer of The Happening (in production) and Ordinary Saints (in production), both Mosaic Films Productions.
Tito Heiderer is a Los Angeles-based composer and multi-instrumentalist. A graduate of Middlebury College and UCLA’s film scoring program, his music incorporates traditional instrumentation in surprising ways. He was a recipient of the Vermont Arts Council’s Creation Grant for his work on Underdog.
PRODUCER | WRITER
Aaron Woolf is a Rockie, Logie and Peabody award-winning documentary filmmaker who tells stories that depict the human dimension of government policy. His work has been released theatrically in the US, Europe and Japan and broadcast on PBS, the Sundance Channel, and numerous international networks including RAI, ARTE, and SBS. Aaron is active in community and conservation efforts in New York’s Adirondack North Country, and in 2014 he was the Democratic nominee for Congress from New York’s 21st district.
Judy Irving is a Sundance-and-Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker whose theatrical credits include The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, a feature documentary about the relationship between a homeless street musician and a flock of wild parrots in San Francisco, Pelican Dreams, about California brown pelicans and the people who know them best, and Dark Circle, a personal film about the links between nuclear power and weapons. In 2015 Judy was invited to become a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Stephanie Roush is a producer, writer, and filmmaker. She has produced shows for Netflix, Quibi, Spotify, Red Bull, and FYI. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, VICE, The Wild Magazine, among other publications. She was awarded a James Beard Media Award for her work as a producer with chef Vivian Howard in 2018. She grew up in Seattle and currently resides in Brooklyn.