Dana Flor - Director/Producer – Macro Pictures, LLC
Dana Flor is a documentary director and producer based in Washington D.C. Teamed up with Toby Oppenheimer, she co-directed and produced The Nine Lives of Marion Barry – a feature length documentary about the infamous former DC mayor and politician that appeared on HBO and played Closing Night at the 2009 Silverdocs Film Festival. In addition to The Nine Lives of Marion Barry, Flor wrote and directed the Emmy award-winning documentary Latinos in Beisbol and the Emmy-nominated documentary Cesar Chavez for NBC. Flor also works on a wide range of stories for Reuters Television, CNN, National Geographic, and others, covering breaking news and producing in-depth features throughout Latin America and around the world.
Along with directing and producing CHECK IT with Oppenheimer, the team is also shooting a feature-length film about Randall Terry, the Koran-burning, anti-abortion, anti-gay, pro-Tea Party founder of Operation Rescue and his extraordinary family made up of staunchly feminist aunts, an adopted African-American gay activist son, and a Muslim convert daughter.
Toby Oppenheimer – Director/Producer/Cinematographer – Macro Pictures, LLC
Toby Oppenheimer is a documentary director, producer, and cinematographer based in Brooklyn, NY. Along with Dana Flor, he co-directed/produced and shot The Nine Lives of Marion Barry – a feature-length documentary about the infamous former DC mayor and politician that appeared on HBO and played Closing Night at the 2009 Silverdocs Film Festival. Oppenheimer directed two documentaries in 2011 for MSNBC Films – The McVeigh Tapes and The Assassination of Dr. Tiller – and co-produced Devil’s Playground, the Emmy-nominated film about Amish teenagers that premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. He has directed, produced and shot on a wide range of subjects for PBS, CNN, BBC, A&E, Pivot, The History Channel, VH1, The Sundance Channel, Bravo and many others.
Along with directing and producing CHECK IT with Flor, the team is also shooting a feature-length film about Randall Terry, the Koran-burning, anti-abortion, anti-gay, pro-Tea Party founder of Operation Rescue and his extraordinary family made up of staunchly feminist aunts, an adopted African-American gay activist son, and a Muslim convert daughter.
Olive Productions – Executive Producers
OLIVE PRODUCTIONS is a New York based production company formed by Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci, and Wren Arthur. OLIVE is diverse in its tastes and casts a wide creative net. The company seeks to produce narrative and documentary films, and an eclectic array of TV projects. OLIVE has numerous projects in development with a myriad of talented directors and writers. Using their combined and extensive experience, the company’s mandate is to tell stories with great characters, humor, compassion and truth above all. OLIVE’S founders strive to inspire, foster, and support great art and artists.
RADICALMEDIA - executive producers
RadicalMedia is a global studio that creates some of the world’s most innovative content across all forms of media. The company develops, produces and distributes television, feature films, commercials, music programming, live events, mobile applications, digital content and design. The company has produced a number of award-winning projects, including the Academy Award-nominated documentary, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory; the Emmy-winning film Under African Skies: Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey; the Academy Award-winning documentary The Fog of War; the Grammy Award-winning Concert for George; and the Independent Spirit Award-winning Metallica: Some Kind of Monster; the pilot episode of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series Mad Men; six seasons of the series Iconoclasts for the Sundance Channel; four seasons of the Emmy-nominated Oprah’s Master Class for OWN; and an ongoing series of MTV documentaries on Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears and Demi Lovato.
RadicalMedia also recently produced with David Blaine the ABC special Real or Magic, the Ron Howard/Jay Z documentary Made in America for Showtime, the Hank Paulson documentary Hank: Five Years from the Brink for Bloomberg Business Week and Netflix, and the PBS Great Performance, Sting: The Last Ship—Live at the Public Theatre. Whitey: The United States of America v. James J. Bulger, a feature documentary directed by Joe Berlinger and produced for CNNFilms, will be released by Magnolia Pictures this spring. The company has garnered numerous accolades for innovative digital initiatives such as Lincoln Presents: Hello, Again, The Johnny Cash Project, Arcade Fire’s The Wilderness Downtown, the Sting 25 App and the Gagosian Gallery’s iPad App, all recipients of the Cannes Lions. RadicalMedia has earned two Palme d’Or Awards at the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival. The company has won numerous Emmys®, Webbys®, D&AD Pencils, One Show Pencils, MTV VMA Awards, Clios, Art Directors Club medals, the prestigious Smithsonian National Design Award for Communications Media, NASA Awards and numerous other accolades associated with the advertising and marketing industries, in both traditional and new media.