Docutainment Films is a Florida based documentary production company founded by award-winning filmmaker Ron Davis. In 2008, Ron co-directed and co-produced Pageant (2009), a feature length documentary that follows the lives of five female impersonators as they vie for the crown at the 34th annual Miss Gay America Pageant. The critically acclaimed film was awarded seven Audience Awards and three Grand Jury Awards for Best Documentary, including New York's New Fest and San Francisco's Frameline… READ MORE
During graduate school at USC, Clay Westervelt received both the Bush and Kodak Awards for Excellence in Cinematography, earning an apprenticeship courtesy the American Society of Cinematographers. He was honored to apprentice with Francis Kenny (2012 ASC President’s Award), and went on to learn lighting and camera techniques through on-set observation of Vilmos Zsigmond, Emmanuelle Lubezki, and Dante Spinotti… READ MORE
Nancy Stanton Knox Talcott is a graduate of the Spence School in New York, and of Wellesley College where she received a BA in English and Art History. She received the Diplome des Hautes Etudes de Lettres et Civilisation from L’University D’Aix, in Aix-en-Provence, France and is fluent in spoken and written french. Her work in film has been in production and archival research. Her films have appeared on HBO, NBC and the Discovery Channel. Her film projects have included The Presidents’ Gatekeepers, Oscar-nominated God is the Bigger Elvis, Peabody Award Winning The Newburgh Sting, Remembering the Artist: Robert DeNiro Senior, Harry and Snowman, and Brillo Box, Three Cents Off. Current Projects include two civil rights documentaries for HBO, a music documentary, Life In The Doghouse and An Infinite Mind for Docutainment Films.
She lives in New York City with her husband Jim, a medical oncologist and their dogs Nessie and Gracie.
Alyssa Wright is an award-winning theatre artist, social impact strategist and philanthropic advisor. An accomplished consultant, Alyssa looks at movement building and the role it plays as both a philanthropic strategy and a tool for accelerating grassroots social change.
In 2009, Alyssa performed in an ensemble theatre production in Belgrade, Serbia that won an International Award for Artistic Courage with the play, ‘Milosevic at the Hague’. Inspired by the power of art as a tool for bringing about powerful social change, she began working within the global philanthropic movement, seeking to learn new methods to fund & fuel systems change for women and girls… READ MORE