FRIDAY, 4/6, 9:30AM
A live video chat with world renowned masting engineer, Randy Merrill, and award winning documentary filmmakers, Meghan Shea and Michael Rogers, founders of Persistent Productions.
Randy Merrill, GRAMMY winning mastering engineer, STERLING SOUND
Credits include: Taylor Swift's "Reputation", Keith Urban's "Female", Maroon 5's "Red Pill Blues", Beck's "Colors", Imagine Dragons' "Evolve", Lorde's "Melodrama", Katy Perry's "Witness", Lady Gaga's "Joanne", Adele's "25", Justin Bieber's "Purpose", One Direction's "Four", among many others.
Mike Rogers, Executive Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Co-Founder PERSISTENT PRODUCTIONS
Mike has broad international experience working as a director and cinematographer with numerous production companies including National Geographic Television, Discovery Networks, Dog Eat Dog Films, TLC, Beach house pictures and The Smithsonian Network. In addition to working with major broadcasters Mike has been the cinematographer on a number of independent films like Up the Mountain Down to River, a character led retrospective of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, HBO’s Ghosts of Abu Ghraib, Moxie Firecracker’s; Thank You Mr. President and Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 911. Mike is able to seamlessly pair his on-set and directorial experience with his ability to create beautiful images.
Meghan Shea, Executive Producer, Co-Founder PERSISTENT PRODUCTIONS
Meghan is an award winning documentary film director and producer. Meghan began her work in film at Washington Media Associates researching for Peter Jennings: Reporting on Guantanamo, the first long-form television investigation into the Bush Administration’s detention and interrogation policies. From these beginnings Meghan has continued to work on research and cause-based media programming and pair that with her background in the arts. This work has had Meghan working with foundations, artists, and brands to bring stories to the screen. Most recently Meghan produced the series ‘Recovery is Real’ on mental health and addiction for the 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Community Mental Health Act. The films were presented by Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy in Massachusetts.