MICHAEL CITRINITI
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Michael Citriniti is the co-producer of Food For Thought Lunch Hour Theatre, the primary company in New York City dedicated to providing a venue for one-act plays. Michael is also an actor who has performed in works by Shakespeare, Chekhov, as well as original theatrical projects. Mr. Citriniti's film credits include Goodfellas and The Spiral, which shared the prize for Best Short Narrative Drama at the 2000 Brooklyn Film Festival. Citriniti is also a musician, and his Sixties cover band The Windbreakers performs in New York City.


JUDITH HELFAND
PRODUCTION CONSULTANT

Judith Helfand is a Peabody award-winning filmmaker, activist and educator and an inspiration to filmmaker Maria Pusateri.
Her credits include Blue Vinyl (HBO), A Healthy Baby Girl (POV) and The Uprising of 34 (POV). She has received two Emmy nominations and innumerable awards. Helfand co-founded Working Films, which is dedicated to leveraging documentaries' power and prestige for long-term economic, social and environmental justice.

For further info about Ms. Helfand and her projects go to:

www.judithhelfand.com
www.bluevinyl.org


ELIZABETH FOLEY
PRODUCTION CONSULTANT

Elizabeth Foley has worked as a New York City film and television producer for more than 12 years. Her award-winning short film, Jeanne & Hauviette, screened as part of the New Directors/CineWomen NY Screening Series. She produced a UNICEF documentary narrated by Julia Ormond and was a line producer for Bravo's The It Factor. She is in development for Funny Peculiar, starring Rip Torn and Betty Buckley.


ROBERT HAWK
PRODUCTION CONSULTANT
Robert Hawk has been part of the independent film scene for more than 20 years. He's a longtime advisor to filmmakers and film festivals and founder of ICI (Independent Consultation for Independents). He is on the National Advisory Board of the Sundance Film Festival and other festivals. Hawk has served on juries at domestic and international festivals and has curated special film series. He is the founder of San Francisco 's Film Arts Festival and was its director for eight years.

FERNANDA ROSSI
STORY CONSULTANT

Fernanda Rossi, writer, filmmaker and story consultant, helps filmmakers craft the narrative structure of their films in all stages of the filmmaking process. She has worked on over one hundred documentaries, fiction scripts and fundraising trailers, among them Boys to Men by Hoop Dreams' co-maker Frederick Marx.

Along with her private consultations, she gives lectures and seminars nationwide, such as Doctoring your Doc and Trailer Mechanics. She also is the author of the book Trailer Mechanics: A Guide to Making Your Documentary Fundraising Trailer.

www.documentarydoctor.com