Dawn Young, has been involved with film and television as an actor and voiceover artist in NYC for many years doing feature and independent film, primetime and daytime television, commercials and print work. In 1996 she moved to the other side of the lens, as well, and began shooting and creating her own projects. "Beneath the Surface" (1996-2005) is Dawn's debut feature length documentary, shot over an 8 year period in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, and the United States. She has also done the principal cinematography for Jennifer Wollan's "The Leadership Principal" and is presently shooting "Faces of Family" (2004-) and the "Isle of Capri, a short film (2005-). Young is founder and President of Young & Running Productions. Her website is at: www.dawnyoung.com
was the founder and leader of the Pousette-Dart Band
which turned out 4 critically acclaimed records for Capitol, and toured with
some of the most well known acts of the 70's and 80's, including Bonnie
Raitt, Yes, Billy Joel, Little Feat, and many others. They garnered a loyal
following that has spanned three decades. Jon continues to record, produce,
and perform, and released his third solo album, "Heart and Soul" in 2005,
and is currently touring and preparing for his next CD. He composed, and
compiled the music for "Beneath the Surface". His extensive website is:
||Shayna Casey is associate editor for the new hit
television series "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy".
Prior to editing "Water Polo: Beneath the Surface"
she has edited many documentary features most
recently working with directors Josh Aronson, on
Feelin' No Pain, and Steven Ives on "Reporting
Americas Wars" among many others. Shayna is
comfortable working in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media
Composer /Xpress, and Avid DV Xpress, and is
familiar with Photoshop, After Effects, Quark,
Pagemaker, Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
David Haffner provides technical services from
sound design and video editing to web design and
programming for Russell Brosnahan Haffner
Multimedia, Inc. He is experienced in non-linear
editing, audio engineering and provides sound
recording and mixing expertise. Mr. Haffner has
an alter ego as "DJ Coolhands" featured on various
radio stations and at clubs around the country.
His original musical compositions give his projects
a fresh edge and he recently started his own record
label, Soul Shard Records.
Jennifer Wollan has been editing for over fifteen years, working in
almost every genre imaginable, ranging from no-budget PSA's and
independent documentaries to network television and multi-million
dollar features. She began her editing career working on trailers and
on-air promos, for which she often wrote the copy as well. A graduate
of Harvard University, over the years she has worked with ABC, AMC,
TNT, and WNET/Channel 13. In addition to her work with Reel
she currently works with Mumbleypeg Productions, editing various
corporate, documentary and promotional pieces, and on Good Morning
America on ABC.