Eliza Hemenway has an extensive career in creative non-fiction media. She has a B.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University, studied filmmaking at UC Berkeley Extension and Film Arts Foundation, and earned her M.A. in media studies from New College of California. She is the author of the book Paris in Oakland, directed the documentary film Uncommon Knowledge, and was the founder and director of the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. Hemenway has also served as a judge for several film festivals, and was an independent-film reviewer for KRCB FM, National Public Radio.
Katherine Coviello is a high-school senior, concurrently working on her fashion design certificate at the Santa Rosa Junior College. She helped design, edit, and market Paris in Oakland, designed and built the website for Hemenway Productions, and interned at Little Four in Sebastopol, an artisan boutique where she worked on production of original clothing designs.