Phillips - Executive Producer/Director/Co-Writer
an award winning producer, director, and writer and one
of the owners of Rock Creek Productions, Inc., has nearly
20 years of experience delivering film, videotape, and interactive
multimedia products to a diverse range of customers including
broadcast, commercial, government, and corporate clients.
He is an accomplished writer, having scripted programs on
diverse subjects ranging from the ancient world to counterterrorism,
from to children’s programs to emergency management,
from nutrition to fine art and he is currently writing his
first novel. Tim sailed on the SS United States as a young
boy and has held a life-long interest in the vessel.
Phillips has won numerous industry awards for his video
and multimedia production and scripting work, including
Telly Awards, Videographer Awards, Communicator Awards,
Vision Awards, and others.
A complete list
is included as part of his resume.
Director of Photography
Founder of Rock
Creek Productions, Inc., Steve is an award winning cinematographer,
director, and editor. He has nearly 20 years of experience creating
linear and interactive programming for documentary, broadcast, commercial,
governmental, and corporate clients, and he has over seven years
of experience editing video programs using both traditional linear
and digital non-linear systems.
knowledgeable, Steve uses his technical proficiencies to best advantage
as he applies
his understanding of the editing process
to front-end development, budgeting, and production efforts.
senior producer/director for a large training development company,
Steve managed a production team who performed work for nearly
every Cabinet level agency in the U.S. Government. His credits include
over 100 linear and interactive programs, including broadcast
documentaries. Mr. Agnew has won numerous industry awards for
his videography and cinematography, including Videographer Awards,
Awards, and Communicator Awards.
A complete list
is included as part of his resume.
Rachell Shapiro - Associate Producer
Rachell uses her training
and years of hands-on experience to bring creativity, drive, organization,
and conceptual ingenuity to her work. She
has a great deal of experience seeing projects from pre-production
through post; having produced videos for Montgomery County Public
Schools, co-produced local TV programming with American Media Productions,
and is currently producing various projects for Rock Creek Productions.
with Rock Creek, she writes and edits scripts; coordinates pre-production
logistics; develops story ideas; manages on-set production; auditions
and casts talent; assists senior editors, and manages post-production
schedules. The clients range from various government branches
to private corporations.
She is presently
managing and co-producing the Big U project including: conducting
all on-camera interviews, coordinating production shoots, forging
partnerships with major contributors, co-writing grant proposals,
conceptualizing scripting efforts, developing web content, conducting
research, communicating with the press and managing the contact database.
Kiley Kraskouskas - Associate Producer/ Researcher
Kiley infuses her
documentary work with sharp analytical, research, and creative skills
that she has developed over four years of graduate
training in social science research and academia. She capitalizes
on this expertise to shape the pre-production and conceptual aspects
of documentary filmmaking. She conducts historical and sociological
research to inform and conceptualize documentary storytelling. Calling
on her extensive background in qualitative research methods, she
illuminates biases in the documentary interview process and she
interview methods to circumvent this bias.
Prior to her work
on the S.S. United States project she played a major role as an
associate producer in a documentary, Technostorks,
examining the emotional aspects of in vitro fertilization as experienced
by three couples. She also has a Master’s degree in Sociology
from New York University and has conducted an extensive interview
study of surrogate mothers.
Kendra Pasker - Senior Editor
Kendra is an accomplished,
creative, and award-winning editor. She
is a master of the digital, non-linear environment of the Avid Adrenaline/Avid
Media Composer and its relationships to the graphical compositing
program After Effects.
Kendra has edited
a variety of programs, including independent and documentary films,
broadcast television programs,
and a variety of training, marketing, commercial, and promotional
videotapes. She continually displays a flair for juxtaposition
and developing intuitive and interesting special effects and graphical
Kendra is Rock
Creek’s senior editor. She
has won numerous industry awards for her editing work, including
Telly Awards, Videographer
Awards, and Communicator Awards. A complete list is included
as part of her resume.
Craig Hirshberg - Editor, Graphics, Web
Craig is a focused and
ingenious graphics designer and DVD developer, with an eye toward
and functional interface layouts. Craig
is a highly technical individual, with aptitudes tending toward
the hardware and software side, though he has a practiced eye for
aesthetic look of visual materials.
Craig's duties on this project
include graphics and animation development, production support,
and assisting the senior editor during postproduction,
and developing and programming the DVD.