Director/Producer Josie Swantek Heitz is a documentary filmmaker and commercial director from Washington, D.C. In 2010, she co-founded her own production company, Run Riot Films, with two colleagues she met while working at National Geographic Television. Together, they have been making films for organizations and brands including Ogilvy, IBM, Intel, Huffington Post, EPIX, Samsung and The Smithsonian Channel. She has had the great fortune of traveling extensively in her career, including to co-produce the Academy Award®-nominated, Emmy®-winning feature documentary, War/Dance (2007) and the short documentary, War/Dance Returns (2009), both with Shine Global. She also directed the documentary In the Moment: Amar'e Stoudemire (2013) for broadcast on EPIX.
Director and Director of Photography Dave Adams is the co-founder of Run Riot Films, a production company based in DC and Brooklyn. He has served as Director or Cinematographer on projects for Samsung, IBM, Intel, Universal Music Group, Huffington Post, Obama Campaign, National Geographic, Discovery, and EPIX. Most recently, he served as cinematographer for the Vimeo Staff Pick "DCDC" and served as the cinematographer for the EPIX documentary In the Moment: Amar’e Stoudemire (2013).
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Friday, July 14 at the 7:15 PM Screening - Director/Producer Josie Swantek-Heitz & Director/Cinematographer Dave Adams
Saturday, July 15 at the 7:15 PM Screening with Producer Susan MacLaury
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