OUR TEAM

 
 

PHOTO COURTESY OF ERIK SPINK

DANA KALMEY

DIRECTOR + PRODUCER + CINEMATOGRAPHER

Dana Kalmey is a freelance producer, director, cameraperson, and editor driven by teamwork, athleticism, culture, and discovering the innate humanity in her projects. Her film roster includes the Sundance award-winning TRAPPED and E-TEAM; and (DIS)HONESTY - THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES. Her work has been broadcast nationwide, and can also be seen on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. A life-long soccer player, Kalmey has been drawn to the sports world in her filmmaking. Her soccer documentary, THE LAST 90 MINUTES, is currently in post-production, while TANDEM is in production. She is trained as an architect, is a former college soccer coach and architecture teacher with The Green Gecko Project in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and has a MFA in Social Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Dana is also a 2017 Impact Partners Producing Fellow.

 
 
 

NORI MIZUKAMI

CO-PRODUCER + CINEMATOGRAPHER  

Nori Mizukami was born and raised in Kyoto, Japan. He worked on a number of TV documentary and news programs for broadcasters such as Fuji, TBS, and NHK in Tokyo before moving to NY in 2012. He has been working on commercial, narrative and music videos as DP, AC and AD, besides directing his own documentary projects. His short documentary film, 18 SECONDS, won the best short film award at the Harlem International Film Festival. His first long form documentary, WHAT'S INVISIBLE, follows a visual artist going blind as an exploration with visual language that cannot be seen by its creators. He is also working on PURE LAND, a new documentary project about Japanese Zen Buddhists in the US.