• Shannon O'Rourke
Since graduating from UC-Berkeley with High Honors, Shannon has worked in non-fiction television for the past 15 years as a writer-producer-director for networks including CBS, A&E, Discovery, TLC, Lifetime, and Court-TV. Her documentary debut, In the Name of Love, about Russian mail-order brides, won best documentary awards at several festivals before being acquired by the Discovery Times Channel and international broadcasters. It was edited by Yana Gorskaya (Spellbound,) and Executive Produced by Sydney Pollack. Shannon looks forward to launching her second film Maybe Baby, about single motherhood, on the film festival circuit. She is working on a third film, 7 Minutes, about sex workers in California.
• Christina DeMoss, Buyer/Creative Director
Christina's bohemian yet sophisticated style and love of beautiful environments and objects were influenced by her formative years spent in Hawaii. Christina's artistry was first discovered when she worked as a buyer for luxury textiles. After that, she worked for many years in the entertainment business as a set decorator and art director for commercials and networks including VH1 and MTV. Designing for the small screen inspired Christina to launch her own interior design business for residential clients where her talents had more direct impact. With her keen eye for detail and fondness for handmade designs, Christina recently created a signature line of hand crafted jewelry using fine leathers adorned with intricate beading and semi-precious stones. Christina continues to develop the How to Crack an Egg product line, nurturing its growth into exciting new areas like fertility kits, soothing teas, beautiful gifts and more.
• Holly Mosher - filmmaker/advisor
Holly Mosher grew up in Milwaukee and graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, with honors. She then worked in Brazil as an assistant editor on feature films. Back in the US Holly began producing commercials and independent features. Holly had her directorial debut with the award winning documentary "Hummingbird," an inspiring film about two non-profits in Brazil that work with street children and women suffering domestic violence. In 2006 Holly started the distribution company Hummingbird Pictures her producing partner from "Side Effects," starring Katherine Heigl from "Grey's Anatomy", and the companion documentary "Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety". She most recently has been on the production teams of "Maybe Baby" and "Buy Ohio." Holly has just begun directing her second documentary about Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, which will be called “Small Change... World of Difference.”