Christopher LaMarca / Director and Cinematographer

Christopher LaMarca had his directorial debut with two documentary films in 2016.  His film Boone premiered at SXSW in the Visions section and The Pearl premiered at TRUE/FALSE and won Grand Jury Prize at Dallas International Film Festival.  He was named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine in 2014 and is a Sundance Institute Edit and Story lab film fellow.  His monograph Forest Defenders: The Confrontational American Landscape was published by pOwerhouse books.  His work has been exhibited at the International Center of Photography’s Triennial Exhibition Ecotopia and included in publications such as Aperture and American Photography.  Christopher contributes to Rollingstone magazine, GQ and Mother Jones among others.

 

Katrina Taylor / Editor and Producer

Katrina Taylor is an award-winning editor and producer.  Most recently she served as editor for the feature documentary Boone which premiered in the Visions section at SXSW and as assistant editor for The Pearl, which premiered at TRUE/FALSE and won Grand Jury Prize at the Dallas International Film Festival.  Her work has been supported by Impact Partners, The Sundance Institute, IFP, Film Independent, Chicken and Egg, and The Ford Foundation.  Katrina served as a Contributing Editor at the 2016 Sundance Institute Edit and Story Labs, an AE with the Academy Award-winning The Empowerment Project and an Associate producer for the Discovery Channel Global Education Project.  She acted as Director of Acquisitions for the distribution company Collective Eye, spearheading the acquisitions, marketing, and digital delivery of documentary films to the educational market.