Molly Pelavin is an artist and documentary filmmaker based in Los Angeles, originally from
New York City. She is a graduate of the SUNY Purchase Film Conservatory (2013) in Purchase, NY, where she was trained extensively in directing, writing, cinematography, editing, and film theory.
Her short documentary, Meeting the Klan (2012) about the modern-day Ku Klux Klan, received the Audience Award for Best Student Documentary at the Southern Colorado Film Festival in 2016.
Molly Pelavin - Director
Grace Simonett - Editor
From growing up in Minnesota to film school at DePaul University in Chicago, Grace Simonett made her way to Los Angeles. She worked as a Second Assistant Editor under award winning director, Jeff Feuerzeig on his latest Sundance documentary, Author: The JT LeRoy Story (2016).
In addition to editing Faith, she is also co-editing a documentary about the jazz musician Warne Marsh, known for his improvising. Grace has a sister with a rare disease called Rett Syndrome. This points her interests to both fiction and non-fiction films about women, people with disabilities, and stories that revolve around voice or time, being taken away from someone.
Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Emer began her musical journey at the age of two and a half as a classical violinist. This later led to composing her own works and an increasing interest in writing music for film and media. Emer has lived and studied in musical capitals such as London, Vienna and Berlin after which she was accepted with a full scholarship to attend Columbia College Chicago on an MFA in film scoring. Emer has collaborated on hiphop, dance and interdisciplinary performing arts projects as a violinist and composer.
Emer Kinsella - Composer
Michael Oshins is a graduate of the SUNY Purchase Film Conservatory (2012) with 6+ years of experience on professional and commercial productions. He has worked on dozens of short films, features, commercials and industrials. Some of his most known work is lead animator of The Lumineers' "Submarines" (Official Music Video) and director/lead animator of Swear and Shake's "Fire" (Official Music Video). His senior thesis film, THAT OLD FEELING, received SUNY Purchase's prestigious Saul Turrell Award in 2012. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he served two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Michael Oshins - Cinematographer
Jovon Outlaw is a DP, Director, and Improviser from New York. He is a graduate of the SUNY Purchase College Film Conservatory (2014). He has been a camera assistant on projects for CollegeHumor, NBC, Microsoft, Assembly.com, Josh Ruben, Micheal Almerayda, Celia-Rolwson-Hall, Kassia Miller, Chris Osborn, Eigil Bryld, and Anu Valia. Specializing in cinematography, he has filmed for a wide range of short films, music videos, and digital content. After 3.5 years as a Rental Technician, he has been able to combine his creative love with technical knowledge.