KYLE I. KELLEY - Producer, Director, Cinematographer
A seasoned cinematographer and owner of BullMoose Pictures, this is Kyle’s documentary directorial debut. After graduating with a degree in Cinema & Photography from Ithaca College, Kyle began working at Insignia Films, a Manhattan-based documentary production company. While at Insignia, Kyle worked under Director Stephen Ives, who has produced over 20 feature length documentaries. Kyle also had the opportunity to learn from one of the best documentary cinematographers in the country, Buddy Squires, ASC.
Some highlights of his freelance work include:
- Director of Photography on several pieces for Retro Report (short documentary series produced in association with the New York Times)
- Director of Photography & Co-Producer on The Sound One Project (feature length documentary currently in production)
- Co-Director, Director of Photography, & Co-Editor on They Might Be Giants (feature length independent documentary)
- Director of Photography on Maggie Black (fiction feature currently in post-production)
- 2nd Camera Operator & Additional Cinematographer on Constitution USA with Peter Sagal (4-part series for PBS)
- Numerous short films, both fiction and documentary
PHILIP SHANE - Producer, Editor
Philip Shane is documentary filmmaker with over 25 years of experience, most recently as Editor of Dancing in Jaffa, which had it's World Premiere at the 2013 TriBeCaFilm Festival, and for which he and fellow editor Bob Eisenhardt won the Best Editing Award at Israel's prestigious DocAviv Film Festival. He was Co-Director & Editor of Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival), and Producer & Editor of EINSTEIN: The Real Story Of The Man Behind The Theory (2008, History Channel).
At ABC News for nearly a decade, Shane edited many distinguished programs including Ted Kopple's Iraq War documentary, Tip of the Spear, which won the 2004 DuPont Columbia Award for Broadcast Journalism, and Martin Luther King: Searching For The Promised Land (1999) which won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Historical Program. A short film he made with Peter Jennings and Senior Producer Richard Gerdau, Witness to History, preserved Jennings' personal memories of 9/11 and has been placed in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
In addition to Dancing In Jaffa and Being Elmo, Shane has edited many films about performing artists. With Paul McCartney, his daughter Mary, and director Alistair Donald, he made the film Wingspan (2001), about the McCartney family's life after The Beatles. His previous project, The Beatles Revolution (2000) told the story of the band through the memories of musicians, artists, politicians, writers, and other celebrities. Other artists he's worked with include Carly Simon, Bruce Springsteen, and The Boston Symphony.