Director and Executive Producer
Carolyn Jones is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker who specializes in telling stories that shed light on issues of global concern. Her first book, Living Proof: Courage in the Face of AIDS, was published by Abbeville Press and accompanied by shows in Tokyo, Berlin, the USA, and at the United Nations World AIDS Conference. She directed a television series for Oxygen Media called Womenshands as well as Women… on Family, a program for PBS. Carolyn founded the non-profit 100 People Foundation which creates educational films and curricula for school children worldwide. She has spent the last two years interviewing nurses from all over the country for the book and documentary film: The American Nurse.
As Director of Programs and Production for the 100 People Foundation, Lisa has traveled the globe to produce award-winning short documentaries on global issues for students worldwide. She founded a trans-Atlantic production company and produced a narrative short that screened at Cannes and the French-language documentary Démocratie en France which premiered in Paris and at the Alliance Française in New York City. She holds a B.S. in Theater from Northwestern University, and certificats des Beaux-Arts from L’Ecole Jacques Lecoq and L’Ecole Philippe Gaulier in Paris, where she also taught movement, dance and acrobatics.
Jaka Vinšek is a Slovenian-born, New York City–based photographer and filmmaker, whose first feature film Here and There won Slovenia’s “Golden Roll” award for the country’s most popular film, and was shown in film festivals throughout Europe. Jaka served for three years as the in-house photographer for the President of Slovenia, and his work has been displayed at the Slovenian Embassy in Washington, D.C. His work has been published by Reuters, the Associated Press, Oprah Magazine, Vogue Nippon, and many others.
Isabel Sadurni has edited several feature documentaries including Tootie’s Last Suit, winner of the Jean Rouch Award from the Society of Visual Anthropology and A Case of Mistaken Identity, shot by Albert Maysles and which screened nationally on PBS. She has edited over 50 documentaries related to cinematic masterworks for The Criterion Collection. Isabel is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and Stanford University and the proud daughter of a nurse.
Steve is an award-winning editor whose credits include Brothers in War for the National Geographic Channel, and the Emmy-nominated WWII in HD and Vietnam in HD for the History Channel. He is currently editing Indian Point for filmmaker Ivy Meeropol, which investigates the nuclear industry in the United States, post Fukushima (to be completed fall, 2014) and co-producing The AIDS Generation, a feature documentary based on the book by Dr. Perry N. Halkitis.
Candace Thompson is a video maker and performing artist who lives in Brooklyn. Hailing from Eastern Kentucky but having lived in 8 states and 3 countries by the age of 20, Candace has always been fascinated by how culture, environment, and circumstance have a profound impact on an individual’s perspective on the world. While her education was deeply rooted in the theatre tradition, Candace has spent the past decade branching into other forms of storytelling–most notably video and new media, but also music, dance and non-fiction writing.
Composer and Musician
Hayes Greenfield is a producer, composer, saxophonist, filmmaker, bandleader, and educator – has been active on the New York City jazz scene since the late ‘70s. As sideman, he has built enduring associations with such notable artists as Jaki Byard, Rashied Ali, Paul Bley, Barry Altschul, and Richie Havens. As bandleader, Hayes has recorded and produced a number of critically acclaimed CDs and played throughout the U.S. and Canada, headlining in such popular New York City clubs as the Blue Note, Birdland, the Knitting Factory, and CBGB’s. European tours have taken him and his bands to Vienna, the Aalen Jazz Festival in Germany, Brighton Jazz Festival in the U.K., the Albi, Coutances, Bordeaux, Amiens, Hyeres, and Avignon Jazz Festivals in France, and the Aarhus Jazz Festival in Denmark.
Barbara Glickstein is a public health nurse, health reporter and media strategist. She is co-director of the Center for Health Media & Policy at Hunter College, City University of New York. She produces and hosts Healthstyles an award-winning, weekly program on public radio in New York City. She views her radio program as a public health practice, providing ongoing coverage of issues that make a difference in our everyday lives. She is committed to putting a human face on important social issues.
First Assistant Editor
Additional Editing & Additional Camera
Sound Editor & Re-Recording Mixer
Additional Sound Editor
Sound Edit Supervisor
Production Assistants & Interns
The American Nurse Project was made possible with the generous support of
Fresenius Kabi USA