Eliza Hemenway has an extensive career in creative nonfiction media. She holds a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with Tufts University where she studied documentary photography, and an MA in media studies from New College of California. She has worked professionally as a photographer and videographer, directed the documentary film Uncommon Knowledge, and founded and directed the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, which was named one of the top film festivals in the world by Movie Maker Magazine. In addition, she is the author of the creative nonfiction book Paris in Oakland and has worked as an independent-film reviewer for KRCB-FM, National Public Radio. Most recently, She has provided freelance video production and consulting services to the City of Santa Rosa, created photography and video content for the Redwood Empire Food Bank, the largest hunger relief organization in north coastal California, and is currently in the final stages of post-production on a feature-length documentary film, The Way to Hawassa. To contact Eliza for multimedia services email her here.
Katherine Coviello holds a fashion design certificate from 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. She served as Associate Producer on the documentary film, The Way to Hawassa, including contributing cinematography, still photography, graphic design, and her editorial eye to the project. She is currently studying design and communications at UC Davis.