Executive Producer, Director & Writer
Sandra Rattley has been Executive Producer of seminal documentary projects including the Peabody award-winning series Wade in the Water on African American sacred music produced with the Smithsonian Institution, and Making the Music, hosted by Wynton Marsalis. She was also Executive Producer of the PBS Digital Studios series, Read Awakening and currently serves as Executive Producer for TV and Video at Futuro Media, where she launched the PBS series America By The Numbers and NBCNews’s Humanizing America. She is the former VP for Cultural Programming at NPR where she launched the weekly show, Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me, as well as NPR’s office of civic engagement. Rattley also serves as Creative Consultant for Black Public Media’s 360 Incubator, a mentorship program for African American media makers. She has been a consultant for the Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, Howard University Center for Urban Progress, and Brandeis University. She was a press spokesperson and a member of the communications team for Nelson Mandela on his first U.S. tour.
Okema T. Moore
Line Producer & Post Producer
Okema T. Moore is an actress, singer, EMMY nominated producer and a writer who also directs. Starting as an actress as a child on Sesame Street; now a producer, Okema has done a plethora of branded work for various household names, including Nickelodeon, FOX and Dreamworks. She is the former Creative Producer and Production Manager for Netflix Is A Joke and was the main producer for BRIC TV’s scripted show The Future is Then, which premiered as a 2019 Tribeca N.O.W. selection. She is also a producer on the ABFF 2019 Best Web Series, Little Apple and functioned as the coordinator for both the Food Network’s Chopped and OWN’s “Oprah’s Master Class.” Most recently Okema was a producer/writer on the Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flayand is a principal member of the touring cast of the acclaimed musical Henry Box Brown.
Virginie Danglades is a film and TV editor who works on strong story- and character-driven films, immersive and verité-style documentaries and intimate narrative features and shorts. One of her recent projects, “No Farewells,” (“Sans Adieu”), a documentary feature by French photographer-turned-filmmaker Christopher Agou, opened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017. Along with working on independent films, Virginie edited the last hour of the four-part documentary series which aired on PBS: “Reconstruction, America after the Civil War.” Virginie has also been a regular editor on the ongoing investigative series “This is Life with Lisa Ling” for CNN and, prior to that, “Our America with Lisa Ling” for OWN. Overall, Virginie is committed to editing content and film projects that will help further the understanding of our complicated world.