Eliza Hemenway has an extensive career in creative nonfiction 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, was an independent-film reviewer for KRCB FM, National Public Radio, and is currently working in Media Services for the City of Santa Rosa.
Katherine Coviello earned her fashion design certificate at the Santa Rosa Junior College and is preparing to study design and communications at UC Davis this fall. 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.