FILMMAKERS

JOEL WOODMAN | DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

Joel is a documentary filmmaker living and working in Los Angeles. In 2013, he founded The Big Gray Mess, where he is the head producer and director of branded and documentary content. In 2015, Joel started a film project to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Beginning with a short film titled Echoes of Vietnam, premiering at the New Orleans Film Festival in Oct 2017. Followed by a feature length film titled Road to Reconcile. The story of U.S. veteran peace activists living in present day Vietnam and their battle to combat the tragic legacies that remain 40 years after the war ended.

 

JACOB HURWITZ-GOODMAN | EDITOR

Jacob is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, originally from Detroit & based in Los Angeles. His credits include Detroit Threat Management (feature documentary and winner of the 2011 Edes Award for Emerging Artists), Family Born of Delray (2014 Regional Emmy Winner), Incinerator (PBS), Fur On The Mountain (Discovery Digital), Defenders of Muscle Beach (Hakai Magazine), The Bubble Lady Of Long Beach (New York Post), Dr. Pitts and the Dancing Ladies (PBS), Jellyfish Immortal (Hakai Magazine), and a recent series of branded content documentaries for ATTN: and Participant Media. He’s also directed music videos and short films, including the music video for Gosh Pith’s single Waves (“Top 10 Music Videos of 2015”, Detroit Music Magazine), and the scripted short film Dry (featured at the 2017 Cinema At The Edge Film Festival in Los Angeles).