Paul Crowder is a former UK musician turned movie editor and director with a unique voice. Following the critical success of Stacy Peralta’s documentary Dogtown and Z Boys (Audience Favorite and Best Director at Sundance 2001, and Best Documentary at the 2002 Independent Spirit Awards), Crowder edited Peralta’s Riding Giants, garnering the 2004 A.C.E. Eddie for Best Edited Documentary.
He made his directorial debut with Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (written by Mark Monroe) and co-directed and edited the Grammy nominated Amazing Journey Story of the WHO. He directed & edited the acclaimed films, Last Play at Shea (2009) and 1:Life On The Limit (2013). He also edited Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Dave Grohl’s directorial debut Sound City. Most recently he completed Ron Howard’s Eight Days A Week as editor and executive producer and is currently an executive producer and editor of Ron Howard’s latest documentary, Pavarotti.
Mark Monroe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose career in storytelling spans two decades. His extensive writing and producing credits include films at Sundance every year for the last 10 years.
His writing credits include BAFTA, DGA and Academy Award-nominated Icarus; The Cove, Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Feature; Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before The Flood, Steven Spielberg’s Finding Oscar; Grammy and BAFTA nominated The Beatles: Eight Days A Week; and the upcoming Ron Howard film on Luciano Pavarotti.
A journalism graduate from the University of Oklahoma, Monroe began his career as a writer for CNN in Atlanta. Before writing theatrical documentaries, he produced more than 200 hours of biography-style television.
Morgan Sackett is an Emmy Award-winning producer for HBO’s Veep and nominated producer and director for his work on Seinfeld, Parks & Recreation and the new NBC Comedy The Good Place. He has also produced pilots for Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and Suburgatory.
In addition to his work in television, Sackett produced the feature documentaries Morning Light, and Disney’s The Boys: The Sherman Brothers Story, and the feature film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping for Apatow Productions and Universal. Sackett also directed, along with Dean Holland, the award-winning My Tales of Whisky commercials for Diageo.
Michael Shevloff is an award-winning television, film and documentary producer/showrunner. Shevloff began his career in England working on feature films such as Empire of the Sun, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade and Full Metal Jacket. After producing an NBC Special, The Making of Jurassic Park in Los Angeles, Michael produced a series of independent films including the Sundance hit, Bandwagon and critically acclaimed independent films The Big Empty and La Cucaracha.
While Executive in Charge of Production for Rocket Science Laboratories, Michael served as a producer on documentaries such as Dial H For Hitchcock, It’s A Wonderful Life, Tripping, a documentary on Ken Kesey, the Emmy nominated Assassinated: Last Days of King & Kennedy for Turner Entertainment and Images of Life: Photographs That Changed The World, for which he won an Emmy.
In addition, Michael has served as Executive Producer on the hit television series, Temptation Island and Nanny 911 as well as Expedition: Africa and Top Gear USA, and produced the Formula 1 documentary, 1: Life On The Limit.