Sherman Lau – Director/Editor 

Sherman Lau is an award winning director and television producer of over 350 hours of programming. He has produced and directed television documentaries, music videos and commercials including the Emmy nominated series, “Behind the Music.” He has been nominated for the Cable Ace award and Alfred E. DuPont Columbia Journalism award for his documentary “Postcard from Bosnia: Sheryl Crow.” He most recently wrote, directed and edited his first narrative feature film, “Zooey.” For more information on “Zooey” please go to


Rob Aitro - Director 

Rob Aitro is a graduate of New York University. He has worked in script development for producers Martin Bregman, ("Sea of Love", "Carlito's Way") Dan Jinks, ("American Beauty") and Marvin Worth ("Malcom X"). He also worked as an assistant to director Brian Gibson ("What’s Love Got To Do With It"). From here Aitro's path led him to pursue independent projects of his own that he could direct. He teamed up with four former New York University alumni to direct a unique documentary called, "Togbe.” Aitro has also just completed directing an independent feature he wrote called "Baroness". 


David Klawans - Producer 

David Klawans is known for locating obscure true stories and then setting them up as film or television projects to produce. He has several feature film projects in development at various studios. These include “Friar Storm” at Nickelodeon/Paramount, the “Compton Cricket” project at New Line and “Pet Heroes” at Universal. He also produced the cable movie “Atomic Twister” on TBS Superstation, which was the most watched cable movie of 2002. 


                            Brett Albright – Cinematographer 

Brett Albright has won the International Cinematographer’s Guild Award for Cinematography and the Wasserman Award for Cinematography. He has contributed to documentaries such as "Naked States" (shown on HBO’s America Undercover series), "The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack" (Sundance 2000) and has filmed celebrities such as Bill Clinton, Tom Wolfe, Arlo Guthrie, Jimmy Carter, Phish, and others. His work has been shown on CBS, NBC, HBO, BBC, MTV, BET, and internationally. His feature "In the Eye of the Storm" premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.  


Sven Davison – Sound 

Sven Davison went to film school at NYU where he met this project's producer David Klawans. Davison has been a P.A. 2nd AC, Production Coordinator, Production Manager, and Assistant director on various music videos and industrials. He got out of the freelance business and worked studio desk jobs. During this time he sold a screenplay titled: "The Ice Cream Man." After a five year stint at Paramount, he moved to a remote island and wrote a satire on Hollywood titled: "Blockbuster." The book can be purchased on (hardback $22.95). He is currently Fox's director of DVD product development.


                            Zach Lucas – Production Assistant 

Zach Lucas recently graduated from the New England Conservatory in Boston. He leads his own funk and R&B band Bootyjuice based in New York City. For more information please go to Lucas also perfoms alto saxaphone in a Latin jazz band called Insight.



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