Duane Baughman, Producer/Director
Duane Baughman is the owner and founder of the San Francisco-based Yellow Pad Productions, through which he spent nearly three years directing, producing, and funding the 2010 Sundance Film Festival feature-length documentary selection Bhutto. He is the owner of the nationally regarded political direct mail firm, The Baughman Company which has been responsible for helping elect Michael R. Bloomberg mayor of New York City, and the historic presidential campaign of another barrier-breaking woman, Hillary Clinton.
Johnny O'Hara, Director
Johnny O’Hara is a writer-director born and raised in New York City. He was the winner of the Sundance 2008 Audience Award for Best Documentary as the writer of Fuel, which went on to become one of 15 documentaries shortlisted for the 2009 Academy Awards. Fuel also was nominated by the Writers Guild of America for Best Documentary Screenplay in 2009. An author, O’Hara’s first book, published by Penguin, is titled Elvis & You.
Arleen Sorkin, Producer
Mark Siegel, Producer
Pakistan expert Mark Siegel, a partner at Locke Lord Strategies, has a vast political resumé that includes serving as deputy assistant to President Jimmy Carter, assistant to former Senator and Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and executive director of the Democratic National Committee.
Mark assisted Benazir Bhutto in updating her autobiography, Daughter of Destiny in 2007 and co-authored with her the international best selling book Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West shortly before her death. He frequently appears on television as a political analyst, and was a guest on The Daily Show with John Stewart interviewed about his book and friendship with Ms. Bhutto. During three Democratic National Conventions, Siegel served as political consultant to the late longtime CBS News anchor and newsman Walter Cronkite. A prominent speechwriter, he has written for presidents, vice presidents, senators, congressmen and corporate executives, as well as international dignitaries.
Glenn Aveni, Executive Producer
Glenn Aveni is the owner and founder of Icon TMI and has 25 years experience in Hollywood producing, directing, and distributing major motion pictures and documentary features. He served as executive producer of Les Paul Chasing Sound that won the Chicago Film Festival’s Silver Hugo Award as well as the Park City Music Festival’s Gold Medal for Best Documentary Subject.