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DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / EDITOR
Elissa Brown has a decade of experience in documentary film. She recently co-produced Vessel, which premiered at SXSW in 2014, and before that was the Associate Producer for By the People: The Election of Barack Obama (HBO, 2009). She has also directed and produced numerous short films for the Heinz Family Foundation since 2010. She graduated from Brown University and completed post-grad coursework at Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies. This is her first feature film.
Ms. Datillo’s educational background includes a B.A. in English Literature from Boston University; Italian History and Literature – University of Perugia; Special Student – Italian Studies, Harvard University; and European and American Fine and Decorative Arts Sotheby’s Institute, London. She has a history in project management, event production, marketing and public relations, organizing and producing special events, symposia and fundraisers in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Her position as co-host of a Boston cultural affairs cable show led her into the documentary world and to the creation and development of Windshield: A Vanished Vision. Her current documentary interest is the examination of human stories hidden in the history of modern architecture.
After playing drums for Capitol's School of Fish in the early 90s, Chad Fischer moved on to front his own band, Lazlo Bane (ALMO/Geffen), best known for the NBC Scrubs theme song, Superman. Soon after, he was hired to score, Garden State (Fox/Miramax), penned and directed by Scrub’s star Zach Braff. This lead to scoring a string of indi films including, The Rocker (Fox/Atomic), Ten Year (Anchor Bay Films), and Chasing Mavericks (Fox) directed by Michael Apted. Also a steady member of Shonda Rhimes’ production team, Chad has completed 7 seasons of Private Practice (ABC), 5 seasons of the hit series, Scandal (ABC) and most recently The Catch (ABC) which was just renewed for a 2nd season.