JUDITH EHRLICH, INSIGHT PRODUCTIONS, UNITES STATES, PRODUCER & DIRECTOR & WRITER
Judith Ehrlich, is currently directing “The Boys Who Said NO!” . The story of the young men who resisted the draft during the Vietnam War, and served hard time in federal prison for their beliefs. Joan Baez and David Harris are central characters.
In Spring, 2015 Ehrlich directed a short doc for The Institute for Public Accuracy, Invisible Man, Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistle Blower.
Judith Ehrlich co-produced and co-directed the 2009 Academy Award and Emmy Nominated film, The Most Dangerous Man in America, Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, the story of the 20th century’s most notorious whistleblower. Ehrlich’s film inspired Edward Snowden to follow his example. It won the Peabody, all major history film awards and 13 international festival awards. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and grossed ½ million at the box office. An ITVS program, it was broadcast on POV/PBS twice, and sold to 14 international TV networks.
Ehrlich co-produced and directed the ITVS documentary, The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It, a story of men guided by principle to take the unpopular position of pacifism during World War II.
HÜSEYİN SARI, BERKELEY FILM MAKER, UNITED STATES & TURKEY, CO-PRODUCER
Hüseyin studied Geological Engineering in Turkey and Construction Management and Project Management at UC Berkeley, but was always determined to pursue a career in filmmaking. He worked on numerous internationally-recognized video projects and has been collaborating with the Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich on various projects. Hüseyin was a Line Producer on The Invisible Man: CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling and currently, he is a Line Producer and Second Editor on Boys Who Said No. Hüseyin is the founder of BerkeleyFilmMaker, a production company committed to making innovative independent films. He also leads the Media department at UC Berkeley Extension in Berkeley, CA.
GIL SCRINE, ANTIDOTE FILMS, AUSTRALIA, CO-WRITER
Gil Scrine, is a seasoned documentary filmmaker and distributor. His documentaries range in subject from Australia’s US alliance, war photography and the impact of American tourism. Scrine’s many film making awards include the Australian Documentary Fellowship. He was recently awarded the East Timor President’s Medal for his support of the fledgling film production in that country and his courage documenting the long oppression and revolt of East Timor in his film, “Buried Alive”. Through Antidote Films Scrine distributes a range of documentaries and was awarded Screen Australia’s first Innovative Distribution award in 2011 to start Beamafilm, an independent VOD company.