STEPHEN NEMETH - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Stephen Nemeth formed and heads up Rhino Films. His Producer credits include The Sessions , C.O.G., Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Dogtown and Z Boys, Snake and Mongooses, What We Do Is Secret, and the upcoming Radio Free Albemuth. Nemeth executive produced numerous documentaries including War/Dance, Fuel , Flow, Climate Refugees, Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story, Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin', Ride with Larry, Beisbol, Patriocracy and Pick Up The Mic. He serves on the boards of Friends of the Earth, the International Documentary Association, the Wildlife Ecostation, Wheels For Humanity, Children Uniting Nations, Shine On Sierra Leone, the One Second Film Foundation, and on the advisory board of the Full Frame Documentary Festival, the Woodstock Film Festival, Children Mending Hearts and OneVoice, and the dean's board of UC Santa Cruz's School for the Arts.
SARAH E. JOHNSON, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Sarah graduated from St. Lawrence in 1982 with a BS in biology. Sarah currently is an owner and Director for Worldview Entertainment in New York City. She sits on the board of directors for St Lawrence University, Mission Markets , Conservation South Africa, and chairs the Board at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University. She is involved in producing social impact documentary film. Three of her films “ Chasing Ice” and “The Invisible War”, and “The Square” were nominated and shortlisted for Oscars in 2012 and 2013. She is an activist for Environmental, Educational, and Gender Issues.
REGINA K. SCULLY, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Regina K. Scully is the Founder and CEO of Artemis Rising Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to developing and promoting media, education and healing projects that transform our culture. Ms. K. Scully also is the Founder and CEO of RPR Marketing Communications, a premier Public Relations Agency, NYC, specializing in exclusive consumer products and brands. A 30-year veteran in the fields of Journalism, Public Relations, Brand Marketing and Filmmaking, Ms. K. Scully has a successful track record of building and producing successful premier brands, projects, and films, that integrate cause-related issues, social media, and outreach campaigns.
Ms. K. Scully is an Academy Award nominated executive producer, most recently for the 2013 powerful documentary called the "Invisible War" - a film about the epidemic rapes of women and men in the military. The "Invisible War" won the 2012 Sundance Audience Award, and will be distributed by PBS May 2013. In addition, Ms. Kulik Scully has exec-produced a spate of benchmark, issue-focused documentaries, such as: Fedup (about the epidemic rise of diabetes and obesity in America); Alive Inside (recent Audience Award winner at 2014 Sundance film festival); MissRepresentation (about influence of the media on our culture); and Anita: Truth to Power (about the 20 year anniversary of the Anita Hill hearings).
In addition to filmmaking, Ms. K. Scully is deeply passionate about Education reform, and has helped launch some of the most successful inner city charter schools in the country: the Success Academy Schools in New York (www.successacademies.org); and the Making Waves Academy Schools in Northern California (www.makingwaves.org).
Ms. K. Scully is the Founding Sponsor of the following initiatives:
* Athena Film Festival, affiliated with Barnard College, NYC - the first women’s film festival focused on supporting women Film Makers
* CBS radio show 'Live with Robin Morgan', produced by the Women’s Media Center, NYC
* Artemis Rising Invisible War Recovery Program, CA – developed for Vets suffering from MST and PTSD. Donations can be made to this program at:
Ms. K. Scully is on the following Boards: Stanford University Board of Philanthropy and Civil Society, CA; Project ALS, NYC; Harvard Women’s Leadership Board; VDay Board; TheRepresentationProject.org; and the Women’s Media Center, NYC. Ms. Kulik Scully has a BS in Foreign Languages and Theology from Georgetown University. She lives with her husband John in San Francisco, CA. and NYC.
ELAINE SHAMIR - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Elaine is honored to make her producing debut with Nicole Boxer's HOW I GOT OVER. She joined the production team because she knew the stories told in How I Got Over would help reduce the stigma of mental illness and addiction. As a mental health advocate, Elaine co-founded Mind Matters Political Action Committee to support federal candidates who bring the issues of mental illness and addiction to the forefront of the social agenda. Elaine has worked in politics since 1996. She is a partner of Integrity Partners & Associates in Santa Monica, CA.