Producer, Director & Editor: Miguel Picker worked at WGBH-TV in Boston for over 15 years as an editor. His editing credits include La Plaza, Greater Boston Arts, and a 52-part national series titled Destinos. He also has produced and directed programs for WGBH, including Como Hacemos, Dúo and The Early Music Workshop. He has produced and directed numerous independent projects as well, such as Francisco Mendéz - The Portrayal of a Cuban Painter and A Day in Martha’s Vineyard. Picker is also a musician and composer, and has worked with a wide range of art institutions and public foundations, including PBS, the Boston Ballet and the New England Conservatory. Picker moved to New York City in the summer of 2004, and his recent projects include editing and music composition/production for the award-winning documentary The Borinqueneers (2007), and co-directing and editing Ulises' Odyssey (2009), a documentary on Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile in 1970’s and its aftermath.

Filmography (Director):
Beyond Good and Evil (2003)
Recorder Power (2002)
Mickey Mouse Monopoly (2001)
Francisco Mendéz - The Portrayal of a Cuban Painter (1998)
Como Hacemos (1997)
A Day in Martha’s Vineyard (1997)

email - mpicker@mac.com
website - www.miguelpicker.com

 

Producer, Director & Writer: Dr. Chyng Sun is a filmmaker and a Clinical Associate Professor of Media Studies at McGhee Liberal Arts, School of Continuing and Professional Studies at New York University. Her research interests include media literacy; race, gender and sexuality in media; and audience research/media effects. With Miguel Picker, Sun produced the documentaries Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood and Corporate Power and Beyond Good and Evil: Media, Children and Violent Times (both distributed by the Media Education Foundation). She has been researching the topic of pornography since the summer of 2004. Together with Robert Wosnitzer and two other scholars, Sun designed a large-scale research project on the content of the most-rented pornographic movies of 2005. (See http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/121376142/abstract)

Filmography (Producer)
Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood and Corporate Power (2001)
Beyond Good and Evil: Media, Children and Violent Times (2003)

email - chyng.sun@nyu.edu
website - www.chyngsun.com

 

Co-writer and Associate Producer: Robert Wosnitzer is a doctoral student at New York University’s Department of Media, Culture and Communication, and an adjunct instructor at NYU’s Stern School of Business. He teaches courses in media, business, politics, and globalization. Prior to his academic career, Robert worked in the field of investment banking capital markets, coordinating the trading and placement of debt-related securities for over a decade. In his current research, Robert draws on critical theory to engage the dynamics of cultural and economic globalization. He is doing research on the cultural implications and patterns in relation to microfinance as a circuit of global capital, and its structuring of identity formations.  Robert's research and writing also includes a large-scale content analysis study investigating aggression, authorship, and ideology within popular pornographic videos, co-authored with Drs. Chyng Sun, Erica Scharrer and Ana Bridges; critical analysis of race in the Academy-Award winning film, Crash, co-authored with Dr. Robert Jensen; constructions of race and gender in film texts; and critical media pedagogy.

email - robert.wosnitzer@nyu.edu
website - http://www.facebook.com/people/Robert-Wosnitzer/1185600275

 
 
 
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