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Director Maximina Juson Electoral College Documentary
Producer Daresha Kyi Electoral College Documentary
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maximina juson

DIRECTOR, producer, cinematographer, Editor

Maximina Juson is founder of HUMovies, a film and video production company in Los Angeles. In addition to directing and producing One Person, One Vote?,  Juson was a Consulting Producer for Mama Bears which premiered at SXSW 2022 and was nominated for the Grand Jury prize for Best Documentary Feature. She was producer for 2020 doc feature Harlem Rising and a 2021 National Endowment for the Humanities grant recipient. 



Daresha Kyi is an Emmy Award-winning director and producer. Her latest doc, Mama Bears, premiered at SXSW 2022 and has been in 100+ festivals. In 2018, Trans In America: Texas Strong, her short film directed for the ACLU won two Webbys and an Emmy. Her first feature documentary Chavela (2017) premiered at the Berlinale and was distributed in over 40 countries.

ChristieHerring Co-Producer Electoral College Documentary
Pierre Bennu animator Electoral College Documentary
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co-producer & consulting editor

Christie Herring is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with a strong interest in the mechanics and poetry of change. Her work as a Director includes The Campaign (PBS) following California’s battle over marriage equality and Singing for Justice, (post-production) a collaboration with historian Estelle Freedman about the late Faith Petric.



Pierre Bennu is a an artist who works in animation, illustration, film, and multimedia performance. Drawing from graffiti, sampling, and griot traditions, he connects discarded technologies and cultural artifacts, weaving ancestral stories into ever-evolving future archaeology.

Michael Vargas Cinematographer Electoral College Documentary
Martina Radwan Cinematographer Electoral College Documentary
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cinematographer & Editor

Michael Vargas is an Emmy-Award nominated Director, Cinematographer, and Editor. In 2021, he co-directed and edited the documentary feature Con Safos, the season premiere episode for the PBS Series, Artbound. His body of work also includes content for global brands such as Apple and Nike.



Martina Radwan, an award-winning cinematographer of documentaries and narrative films. Her recent films include Sundance Grand Jury prize winner Boys State, The Final Year (a film about President Barack Obama’s final year in office) and Inventing Tomorrow.

Composer Mark Batson Electoral College Documentary
Paul Finkelman Lead Historian Electoral College Documentary
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Mark Batson has worked on albums by artists including Alicia Keys, Dave Matthews Band, Eminem, India Arie, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Seal, Nas, and Sting. He’s composed for films and television including Dumb Money, I, TonyaAmerican HustleSharp Objects,

Spider-Man 2, and Power Book IV: Force.



lead historian

Dr. Paul Finkelman has published more than 50 books and hundreds of scholarly articles. His interests include slavery, race, civil rights, civil liberties, the United States Constitution, constitutional law and baseball.  Finkelman was listed as one of the ten most-cited legal historians in Brian Leiter's survey of most-cited law professors by specialty from 2000 to 2014.

Patricia McGregor Electoral College Documentary
Editor Sari Gilman Electoral College Documentary
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casting director & theatrical a.d.

Patricia McGregor is a director and writer working in theater, film, and music. She is the Artistic Director of the New York Theater Workshop. McGregor has twice been profiled by The New York Times for her direction of world premieres. Productions include Lights Out: Nat “King” Cole (co-writer and director, Geffen Playhouse); Sisters In Law  (The Wallis) and more.




Sari Gilman's credits include Saving Capitalism, Ghosts of Abu Ghraib, among others. Gilman is an Oscar and Emmy nominee and Academy member whose films (many of which have opened at Sundance) have aired on HBO, Netflix, PBS, and screened worldwide.

Dale Franzen Electoral College Documentary
Don Franzen Electoral College Documentary
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executive producer

Dale Franzen has over 40 years experience in the creative arts industry as an Artistic Director, Tony-Award winning Producer, Educator, Public Speaker and Mentor. She is an 8-time Tony-Award winning Lead Producer on the 2019 Best Musical “Hadestown” on Broadway. 



executive producer

Don Franzen is an Entertainment and Business Lawyer who represents leading figures in the music and recording industries. He is also the Legal Affairs Editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books and Adjunct Professor in the Music Industry Program at the Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA.

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