Emil Chiaberi grew up in the Soviet Union and now lives and works in the United States as a Director/Writer and CEO of a biomedical firm. From serving in the Soviet Army to managing a 100+ employee business, his experiences continue to provide a unique perspective to observe connections between cultural phenomenon, psycho-spiritual crises and their relationship to social violence. Emil's first film, Murder by Proxy, explores these connections.
Producer - James Moll
Oscar and Emmy winning filmmaker James Moll has been producing and directing non-fiction films for more than ten years.
Moll’s feature documentary credits include Running the Sahara, which follows three men as they attempt to run across the entire Sahara Desert; Inheritance, depicting a woman struggling with the crimes of her Nazi father; Price for Peace, which focuses on WWII in the Pacific, and The Last Days, which chronicles the lives of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors.
Moll has produced and/or directed many projects for television, including Broken Silence, a collection of five foreign-language documentaries that premiered on primetime television in Russia, Poland, Argentina, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
In addition to his work as a filmmaker, Moll established and operated The Shoah Foundation (currently the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education) with Steven Spielberg for the purpose of videotaping Holocaust survivor testimonies around the world. The Foundation videotaped over 50,000 testimonies, in 57 countries.
Born in Allentown and raised in Los Angeles, Moll earned a degree from USC School of Cinematic Arts and continues to develop and produce film and television programs.
Producer - Michael Rosen
Michael Rosen is an award-winning filmmaker who has been working in the entertainment business for over eighteen years.
Recently, Rosen produced and directed the television special “Beyond the Expedition: Running the Sahara,” airing on National Geographic Channel. He was a field producer on the feature documentary “Running the Sahara,” executive produced by Matt Damon, directed by filmmaker James Moll, and airing on Showtime.
For five years, Rosen served as Executive in Charge of Production for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, overseeing more than 30 projects annually to help brand and market the Primetime Emmy Awards. Projects were for NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, AOL Television, TV Guide Online, MobiTV, United Airlines, Yahoo!, MSN, and Google Video
Rosen is also Founding Executive Producer for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation's Archive of American Television, the world’s largest digital resource on the history of television, producing over 2,000 hours of documentary interviews with television legends.
Throughout his career, Rosen has produced and/or directed television projects for Bravo, IFC, USA Films (Focus Features), truTV, Warner Bros. Home Video, TV Land, and others.
Rosen began his career working for producers Jon Peters (“Superman Returns”, “Rain Man”) and Lauren Shuler-Donner (“X-Men”, “Ladyhawke”). And he attended the distinguished UCLA Film & Television School.