Founder of Aubin Pictures, Catherine Gund is an Emmy-nominated producer, director, writer, and activist. Her media work focuses on strategic and sustainable social transformation, arts and culture, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health, and the environment. Gund’s most recent projects include: Dispatches from Cleveland, a five-chapter documentary that looks at the police murder of 12-year-old Tamir Rice; and Chavela, a documentary about the life of the iconic Latin-American gender-bending diva, Chavela Vargas. Her past films include America, Born to Fly, What’s On Your Plate?, A Touch of Greatness, Motherland Afghanistan, Making Grace, On Hostile Ground, and Hallelujah! Ron Athey, which have screened around the world in festivals, theaters, museums, and schools; on PBS, the Discovery Channel, and the Sundance Channel.
Tanya Selvaratnam is a writer and an Emmy-nominated and Webby-winning filmmaker, who has collaborated with Planned Parenthood, Aubin Pictures, Glamour Women of the Year, and the Vision & Justice Project. She is also a board member and advisor of For Freedoms and, with Laurie Anderson and Laura Michalchyshyn, a cofounder of The Federation. She has produced projects by Gabri Christa, Lisa Cortés, Liz Garbus, CatherineGund, Le Tigre and Laura Parnes, Tiffany Shlain, Mickalene Thomas, Lucy Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, and Jed Weintrob, among others. Her films have premiered at Sundance, Berlin, SXSW, and Tribeca; and played on HBO, IFC, PBS, Starz, and the Sundance Channel. Selvaratnam is the author of The Big Lie and the forthcoming Assume Nothing: A Memoir of Intimate Violence, and her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, Glamour, CNN, and McSweeney’s
Gil Seltzer’s career as an editor has spanned over 20 years. His most recent film, TransMilitary, recently won the coveted Audience Award at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. He started out at CNN cutting Anderson Cooper’s 360 and moved on to editing commercials at several major brands and agencies. His work has featured the likes of Spike Lee, Brooke Shields, Alicia Keys, and Beyoncé. Directors he’s worked with include Bennett Miller, David Blaine, and Inez and Vinoodh. Seltzer also worked with The History Channel on the edit of Superheroes Decoded, a feature length-show featuring George RR Martin and Stan Lee.
Jason Moran is an American jazz pianist, composer and educator, heavily involved in multimedia art and theatrical installations. Moran recorded first with Greg Osby and debuted as a band leader with the 1999 album Soundtrack to Human Motion. Most recently, he has composed the score for the multi-nominated 2014 film Selma and the 2016 documentary 13th. In addition to recordings under his own name, Moran has recorded with a range of other musicians including Greg Osby, Steve Coleman, Charles Lloyd, Cassandra Wilson, Joe Lovano, Christian McBride, Von Freeman, Francisco Mela, and Don Byron.