Filmmaker Bios

Kelly Duane de la VegaKelly Duane de la Vega is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, 2009-2010 HBO/FIND Fellow and 2010 Sundance Documentary Fellow. Her feature documentaries have been shown at hundreds of film festivals around the world and broadcast on PBS stations and on the Documentary Channel. Her Emmy-nominated "Monumental: David Brower's Fight for Wild America" opened theatrically nationwide and was selected by the New York Film Society to screen at Lincoln Center. Called "stylish and substantial" by Variety and "inspired" by The New York Times, the film is part of the curriculum at more than 50 universities worldwide. In addition to producing feature-length documentaries, Duane de la Vega has produced short-format web and television content for the Discovery Channel and Planet Green, among others. She recently produced two television series for IFC focusing on emerging and innovative artists. She and Katie Galloway are partners in the Bay Area production company Loteria Films.

Katie GallowayKatie Galloway is an award-winning filmmaker and 2010 Sundance Documentary Fellow who has produced and directed more than 20 hours of cinéma vérité documentary films and series for POV and PBS' FRONTLINE, among others. Her critically acclaimed POV 2007 feature documentary Prison Town, USA (which she co-directed with Po Kutchins), called "documentary making at its best" by the San Francisco Chronicle and "intriguing" by The New York Times, was developed by IFC as a fiction series for which she co-wrote the first three episodes. A 2009-2010 HBO/FIND documentary fellow, Galloway taught documentary production at the Columbia Journalism School and now teaches media studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is also the filmmaker-in-residence at the journalism school's investigative reporting program. She is partners with Kelly Duane de la Vega in Loteria Films.