MEET OUR TEAM

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MACKY ALSTON

CO-DIRECTOR, CO-PRODUCER

Emmy-nominated & Sundance award-winning documentary filmmaker. Founder, Auburn Media. Films include Love Free or Die (PBS), Hard Road Home (PBS), The Killer Within (Discovery), Questioning Faith (HBO), and Family Name (PBS). Has appeared widely in the press, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show & The New York Times. Media trained over 10,000 faith and justice leaders, including many of today’s most influential prophetic voices.

SELINA LEWIS DAVIDSON

CO-DIRECTOR, CO-PRODUCER

Co-founded GreenHouse Pictures in 2003, a documentary production company that has produced more than 15 nationally broadcast documentaries, including the Emmy nominated Hard Road Home (director: Macky Alston) and Occupation: Dreamland (directors: Garrett Scott and Ian Olds), which was released theatrically and won the 2006 Independent Spirit Truer than

Fiction award.

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ABBY SHUMAN

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Worked in the fields of social justice, mental health and education for over 30 years. A clinical psychologist with a Masters from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a PhD from Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, she is deeply committed to the intersecting goals of economic and racial justice, Abby has studied extensively in the areas of slavery and its living legacies as well as the many movements for civil rights.

TONY HARDMON

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-directed the Oscar-shortlisted and Emmy-nominated documentary Semper Fi: Always Faithful, which tells the story of the water contamination at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and chronicles the work of Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger. Tony is a veteran cinematographer who has worked on some of the most celebrated projects for television and theatrical release.

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NATASHA LIVIA MOTTOLA

EDITOR

Natasha Livia Mottola has been working in independent documentary 2008. She was an Editor on The First Step,   Stanley Nelson’s Emmy award winning Miles Davis, Birth of the Cool, and has collaborated as associate editor with Jennifer Fox on My Reincarnation and Abigail Disney on The Armor of Light. Assistant editor work includes, Freedom Summer, Koch, Harry and the Snowman, The Abolitionists and the Sundance Documentary Story Edit Lab.  Her passion for personal documentaries and cultural preservation have inspired her to continue post production on her film, La Storia Di Nonna, about her family’s immigration experience.

CAMARA KAMBON

COMPOSER

Won an Emmy in 1995 for the HBO film Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion. He has collaborated with artists from Dizzy Gillespie to Dr. Dre, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Mary J. Blige and Eminem. He earned two more Emmy nominations for scoring sports-related HBO films and three Grammy nominations for co-writing the Blige No. 1 hit Family Affair and for his keyboard work on Nelly Furtado’s Whoa, Nelly! and Eve’s Scorpion.

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ARTEMIS FANNIN

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Atlanta-based associate producer at BET, Food Network, the Weather Channel, and a feature-length documentary on the Black Voters Matter Fund. Former fellow of the NBPC Incubator, Artemis co-produced the docu-series pilot Urban Food Chain and HBO award-winning short film, Kickin' Chicken, which tells the story of a young woman's struggle with addiction.

ELSPETH GILMORE

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Has spent the past 18 years organizing for the equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power, notably as the director of Resource Generation. Elspeth is a visual artist living in NYC and a graduate of Earlham College.

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JULIA RHODES DAVIS

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Julia Rhodes Davis is an entrepreneur, creative producer, writer, and organizer working to shift power at the intersections of democracy, technology, and racial justice. She is Board Chair of Vote.org, the largest digital nonpartisan voter engagement platform in the U.S; Founding Principal of SocioTech, a tech policy consulting firm; and is conducting independent research on how to engage white people in the work of dismantling white supremacy. Working on Acts of Reparation is a full circle moment as Julia's first production job was as an intern to Macky and Selina more than 20 years ago.