Jhanvi currently works at YouTube as a Production Specialist. She previously worked at Participant Media in the social action and narrative development departments. Jhanvi holds an M.F.A. from the USC Peter Stark Producing Program (2013) and a B.A. in Political Science and African Studies from Stanford University (2010). She has worked on short documentaries in India, Bhutan, San Francisco and East Palo Alto. True Son is the first feature film she is producing.
Ketaki is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Communication at Stanford University, with a research focus on political polarization in virtual environments. She holds a B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University in Communication (2013). She previously assistant edited ROLE PLAY, a short documentary about aspiring actors in LA. True Son is the first feature film she is producing.
Kevin is a documentary filmmaker based in San Francisco. He has directed numerous award-winning shorts including Dreams Awake, recipient of a 2010 Student Academy Award. He has worked on productions for Discovery, PBS, Facebook and the New York Times. Kevin received his M.F.A. in Documentary Film from Stanford University and a B.A. in History from Yale University. True Son is his feature-length directorial debut.
Laura is currently a freelance documentary editor and Professor at the San Francisco Art Institute. In 2013, Laura received a Student Academy Award Nomination for Everybody’s Business, a documentary short she directed and edited. Laura received her M.F.A. in Documentary from Stanford University and is a graduate of Brown University. True Son is the first feature film she is editing.
Emile Bokaer lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area, producing and editing independent documentary films and commercial projects. He worked as additional editor on Jamie Meltzer’s feature documentary Informant (2012), and produced, directed and edited the hour-long film Pure Fruit (2012). He received Student Academy Award nominations for his short films In Circles (2009), and Son of Macista (2010; vimeo staff pick). In 2011 Emile co-founded the documentary production collective Dogpatch Films, together with three classmates from Stanford University's MFA program in Documentary Film and Video.