JADE HEALY – Production Designer
Jade Healy, a Native of Montreal Canada began her career in film production, as a production executive for Muse Films. However her desire to have a more creative impact on the films she worked on lead her to leave producing for the art department. Jade started off as a set decorator, decorating five feature films before moving onto production design and she just wrapped principal photography on her seventh feature as production designer. Her work has screened in festival’s all over the world, including “Sundance”, “Tribeca”, “Slam Dance”. “South By South West”, “London” and ” The San Sebastian Film Festival”.
MICHAEL TAYLOR – Editor
Michael’s narrative feature editing credits include: Peter Callahan’s Against the Current, which premiered at Sundance 2009, and won a Special Jury Award at AFI Dallas; George LaVoo’s A Dog Year; Julia Loktev’s Day Night Day Night, which won Le Prix Regards Jeune at Cannes 2006, and Best Film at the Woodstock and Montreal Film Festivals. Taylor’s documentary credits include: Margaret Brown’s The Order of Myths, winner of the Truer Than Fiction Award and the Cinematic Vision Award; Brown’s Be Here To Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt; and Mitch McCabe’s Youth Knows No Pain, for HBO, premiering next week.
MAGELA CROSIGNANI – Cinematographer
Her B camera operator and second unit cinematography work includes, “Everything is Illuminated” and Olivier Dahan’s “My Own love song.” “The Imperialists are Still Alive” is Magela’s first feature film as Cinematographer.
VANESSA HOPE – Producer
She collaborated with Original Media when they produced the Oscar-nominated films, THE SQUID AND THE WHALE and HALF NELSON. Returning to China in 2006, Vanessa produced a photography series about contemporary artists, FILM STILLS OF THE MIND, and a short film, TOMBEE DE NUIT SUR SHANGHAI by Chantal Akerman. In addition to producing Zeina Durra’s feature film directorial debut this year, Vanessa associate produced another quintessentially New York film, TWELVE by Joel Schumacher.