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Steve is currently VP of Production for Perpetuo Films, a nonprofit studio that produces original content, provides impact consulting, and aims to accelerate the adoption of web3 tools to amplify filmmaker autonomy, control, and ownership. Steve has been a full-time non-fiction film director and producer for 15+ years. Most recently, he served as director and cinematographer on DANI'S TWINS [2022] which captures the pregnancy and early parenting journey of Dani Izzie, one of the few quadriplegics ever to give birth to twins. His first film, VOLCANIC SPRINT [2007] is the harrowing story of Africa’s most extreme running race, up and down a live volcano in Cameroon. It was distributed globally by American Public Television. SHATTERED SKY [2012] tells the story of how America led the world to solve the biggest environmental crisis ever seen (the ozone crisis), contrasting with inactivity on climate change policy. It played on PBS, sponsored by Maryland Public Television. Steve’s feature documentary JOBS FOR GI'S [2015] documents the struggles vets face when they separate from the military to launch new careers in the civilian world, and was acquired by DirecTV’s The Audience Channel. Since 2002, Steve has also produced short films for international organizations that do good, filming in 30+ countries. Steve holds an MA in Economics and African Studies from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and lived in Cameroon as a young man. Follow Steve on Twitter.

Steve bio
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Angie bio

As VP of Impact and Outreach for Perpetuo Films, Angie provides strategic guidance and hands-on support to help clients achieve the change they seek. She's currently producer/impact producer of DANI'S TWINS [2022] and impact producer of PATROL [2023]. Prior to pivoting to the documentary film world, Angie was global advocacy and campaigns lead for the World Bank, where she specialized in multimedia, multi-channel engagement. There, she oversaw communications strategy and implementation—print, online, social, marketing, multimedia, and media—for a wide range of business lines, including a multiyear campaign that helped raise more than $125 billion from a global coalition of governments for projects in the world's poorest countries. Angie studied international relations at The American University and the University of Copenhagen, and art at Parque Lage Escola de Arte in Rio de Janeiro. She has worked in more than 3 dozen countries and speaks Spanish and Portuguese and okayish French and Italian. She lives in Arlington, VA. See Angie on LinkedIn and Twitter

Brad bio
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Brad currently serves as VP of Post-production for Perpetuo Films. Brad’s acclaimed feature documentary LANDFILL HARMONIC garnered over 40 festival wins in 250+ festivals (including SXSW Audience Award and AFI Fest Audience Award), and was acquired by HBO, among other global platforms. The Oscar-qualifying film tells the heartwarming story of a youth orchestra in Paraguay that plays instruments made entirely from garbage. Brad’s other films include MY LOBSTER, MY VILLAGE, winner of the CINE Golden Eagle for Independent Documentary and SONGS FROM BOSAWAS, an adventure music film that documents the first professional recording of indigenous musicians in Nicaragua’s rainforests. He recently edited NEVER TOO LATE: THE DOC SEVERINSEN STORY about the Tonight Show bandleader and world-famous trumpeter Doc Severinsen. Brad spent three years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua, holds an M.A. in Film and Video Production from American University, and is a native of Georgia. Read more about Brad on IMDB.

Brian bio

Brian is a producer on DANI'S TWINS and works on business development for Perpetuo Films. Before joining Meta as a product manager in 2021, Brian spent a decade at Google working on making communication accessible, inclusive, and private for people with disabilities. Brian launched zero-to-one products including Live Caption, Live Transcribe, and Sound Amplifier. He brought beloved products like Gmail, Google News, and Search to people in underserved countries including Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and Indonesia. Brian produced independent documentaries such as ANGKOR AWAKENS: A PORTRAIT OF CAMBODIA (2016) and DANI'S TWINS (2022). Brian holds a half-dozen patents, and is based in San Francisco, CA.

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