DIRECTOR & PRODUCER – KEITH McQUIRTER, p.g.a.
Keith McQuirter is an award winning producer and director. He co-produced the five-part Peabody Award winning and Prime Time Emmy nominated docu-series Brick City for the Sundance Channel. Having worked as a producer in advertising, Keith produced commercials for the some of the biggest brands in entertainment, apparel, beauty, food and consumer products. He recently directed branded content and commercials for Condé Nast, New York Rangers and Staples.
Keith studied film and television production at New York University Tisch School of the Arts where he was awarded the Martin Scorsese Young Filmmaker Award. He also studied directing at the National Theater Institute. His production company Decoder Media is based in New York City.
PRODUCER – ADAM MILLER
Adam Miller has more than 10 years of production experience and has worked on history and science documentaries, reality game shows, and scripted films for NBC, Discovery Channel, History Channel, and Columbia Pictures. Adam graduated from Northeastern University with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and Cinema Studies.
PRODUCER – KATIE TABER
Katie Taber is a documentary film and television producer who founded Yellow River Productions in 2007. Taber has worked on many films for the award-winning PBS series FRONTLINE including Life and Death in Assisted Living, Dollars and Dentists, and The Child Cases and was a co-producer on the four-part PBS NOVA series The Fabric of the Cosmos, based on the book by Brian Greene. Most recently she was a co-producer on the Homestretch, about the challenges faced by homeless adolescents in Chicago. She is currently senior producer on a new film by Helen Whitney about the many ways our views on death influence how we live our lives. Taber was also a founder of the award-winning Chicago-based theater company Division 13 Productions with whom she performed, wrote and directed numerous plays.
DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY – DEREK WIESEHAHN
Derek Wiesehahn, recent credits include: Music By Prudence (2010 Academy Award documentary short), How To Survive A Plague (2013 Academy Award nominated documentary feature), and God Loves Uganda (2014 Academy Award shortlisted documentary feature) and was a camera operator on the 2011 Sundance winner, and Academy Award nominated documentary, Restrepo.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – CAROLANNE DOLAN
CarolAnne has a diverse background in factual television. She’s worked in many genres including history, investigative docs, reality, pop culture, biography, wildlife and adventure, and on subject matter as diverse as shark attacks, crime bosses and how to plan the perfect wedding. She has had success as a network executive, garnering high ratings and awards. CarolAnne has also worked on the production side of the business, creating successful programs for major cable networks. Prior to joining Transform Films Inc., she was Vice President of Development and Production at WEtv, where she was responsible for a variety of programs such as The Secret Lives of Women and My Fair Wedding With David Tutera. CarolAnne was Executive Producer at NHNZ in New Zealand, where she created shows for National Geographic Channel, Bio Channel, Animal Planet and Discovery, among others. She was Vice President of Documentary Series at A&E Television and also served as executive producer of the Biography series. During her tenure at the helm of Biography, the series won numerous awards, including two Emmys, and was consistently the highest rated series on the network. CarolAnne began her TV career at National Geographic Television, acquiring documentary films for the weekly series Explorer.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – NICK STUART, p.g.a.
Nick Stuart is CEO of Transform Films Inc. and is a former BAFTA judge and independent director, producer and television journalist who has made award-winning programming on both sides of the Atlantic in a 30 year career. He has made programming for BBC, ITV, Discovery, National Geographic and Al Jazeera English and was EP on “Serving Life” with Forest Whitaker that won the Cine Golden Eagle Judges’ award in the U.S. His experiences reporting around the world led him to set up Transform Films Inc. as a focus for independent filmmakers committed to using documentary storytelling as a catalyst for change to bring about a more just world. Nick is a member of the Producers Guild of America.
Transform Films Inc. produces documentaries that illuminate our humanity, telling stories of compassion, hope and the quest for a more just world. Our team has decades of experience creating award-winning documentaries for the world’s top broadcasters, including BBC, ITV, National Geographic Channel, Discovery, A&E, MTV, and Al Jazeera to name a few.