Ruth A. Reiss
Ruth A. Reiss is an Emmy-award winning producer who had a long career at ABC News where she created news, feature and investigative stories for the broadcasts World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Primetime Live, and 20/20. She has also won a George Polk and a Cine award. Presently, she is an independent producer of non-fiction content for cable networks, non-profit organizations, and the web.
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Noriko Sugiura is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in New York. One of her films, “Zio Ninuccio”, has been featured and screened in over 20 countries and won numerous awards. As a filmmaker, she works on critical projects for distinguished organizations internationally to produce non-fiction film and media. Noriko’s focus and effort is on raising awareness and empowering people.
Bernadine Colish has edited a number of award-winning documentaries. “Herb and Dorothy” won the Audience Award at several film festivals; “Body of War”, was named Best Documentary by the National Board of Review; and “A Touch of Greatness” aired on PBS Independent Lens and was nominated for an Emmy Award. Her most recent projects include: “A Whale of a Tale”, and “Love, Cecil”, now showing in film festivals and theaters around the world.