According to Liz, a thirty year career in the entertainment industry was just the first step toward her ultimate goal – that of being a documentary filmmaker. Telling real stories are her passion. “Hot Water” is the third of Liz’s documentaries, following the multiple award winning films, “On Sacred Ground” and “Catching Dreams.“
Liz is a fearless activist and grandmother who loves taking on polluters and those who threaten the health of the babies she loves. She's known for climbing fences and filming toxic waste polluters wherever she may find them, most recently calling out the nuclear and uranium industry for contaminating our water supply.
Read more: Lizabeth Rogers - Director, Writer & Producer
Elizabeth Kucinich is a champion for the
environment, and for human and animal
rights. She has a long history of activism on
behalf of the people and the planet. For years
she has spoken out about the dangers and
environmental impact of nuclear power.
national figure, Elizabeth has spoken out to
make nuclear power and nuclear weapons a
key issue in elections, and worked with her
husband, Dennis Kucinich, to protect the
people of Northern Ohio from the Davis-Besse
nuclear power plant. Together, they forced
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to keep a
close eye on Davis-Besse, a power plant which
has been called the most dangerous plant in
America. Elizabeth produced this film in order
to continue her efforts to educate the world
about the dangers of nuclear power.
Read more: Elizabeth Kucinich - Producer
The 1996 Academy
of Motion Picture
Arts and Sciences
E. Sawyer Oscar’
awarded to Don,
representing the gratitude of the motion picture
industry for what was then, forty-three years of
involvement, dedication and accomplishment, a
career that continues on today. In 2011 Don was
awarded the first Fellowship of the Science and
Technology Council for the Academy of Motion
Pictures Arts and Sciences.
At the National Association of Theater Owners - Show
West in March 1997, Rogers received the Third
Annual Ken Mason Inter-Society Award. This award
is presented for dedication and specific achievement
in enhancing the theater going experience. Rogers has
been a member of SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture
and Television Engineers) since 1960 and a Fellow
since 1974. He is a Lifetime member of the American
Society of Cinematographers, a member of BKST, ACE
(the Film Editors Guild) and the Motion Picture
Sound Editors Guild.
Read more: Don Rogers - Executive Producer
A film school graduate from California State
University, Long Beach in 1988, Kevin dreamed of
becoming a filmmaker since he saw Star Wars as a
child. It wasn’t until 2001 that Kevin found the story
that would become his first feature film. When Kevin’s
identical twin brother decided to quit his banking
career to run away and join the circus, Kevin’s next
film project was born.
When his brother saw a performance of “O” in Las Vegas,
his life changed, and he decided to pursue a new career
as a professional trapeze artist with the most elite circus
in the world, Cirque du Soleil. Kevin and his camera
joined him on that journey, and eight years later after
traveling the globe, the result was the multiple award
winning documentary, “Catching Dreams.”
Starting his own production company in 2008, Kevin
has been the Director of Photography on numerous
projects, including the feature film ‘The Ridley
Project,’ which he shot and directed on location in
Costa Rica. He lensed the award winning feature
documentary ‘On Sacred Ground’, the story of Native
Americans continued struggle to preserve sacred
sites in South Dakota, along with the indie homeless
drama ‘Wake-up Call’.
Read more: Kevin Flint - Director of Photography
For a piano player, he's had quite a ride. During the last ten years alone, Ben Dowling has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in the world - from the Montreau Jazz Festival in Switzerland, to the Blue Note nightclub scene in Tokyo, to New York's Lincoln Center to the Greek Theater and Hollywood Bowl in LA.
A "musician's musician," he was deeply involved in the development of modern sound synthesizers during his tenure with Korg in the late 80's and early 90's, developing the M1, Wavestation and Oasys synths. As a producer, a music director for Grammy and Academy Award winning artists, a synthesist for Joe Zawinul and Michael Jackson, as film score composer for the CINE Golden Eagle winning United Nations documentary A Place To Stand or as a co-writer on The Whispers new Gospel hit, Thou Art With Me, Dowling continues to astound with his recent release of jazz fusion project World Rising, featuring Will Kennedy, Bob Sheppard and Mindi Abair - currently playing on more than 100 jazz stations around the US.
Read more: Ben Dowling - Composer
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