Malachi Connolly, Director Malachi Connolly, a native of Massachusetts, graduated from Pratt Institute in 1991 and has been living in New York for the past twenty years working as an architect, lmmaker and preservationist. He has recently worked for Snohetta as a team member on the World Trade Center Memorial Museum Pavilion and currently for Handel Architects as a project architect on the new Miami Art Museum by Herzog and de Meuron. In 2008 he won a $10,000 grant from the Graham Foundation for his research on Cape Cod’s Modern houses, which became the feature length documentary entitled “Built on Narrow Land” to be completed in the spring of 2013. Malachi is a board member of the Cape Cod Modern House Trust and has been a visiting lecturer at Pratt Institute’s preservation department and at the City College of New York School of Architecture. He has written for the Architects Newspaper and is currently a contributing editor for a New York City Housing Guide.
Bara K Jichova, Producer Born in the Czech Republic, Bara studied both Fine Art and Art Restoration while also working as an art restorer for several years in Prague. In 2002, she moved to the United States where she obtained a BFA at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston with a concentration in film and multimedia. In 2006 she went on to do post graduate work at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam where she studied film. Some highlights of her film editing work include the feature length documentary film “Paradise” directed by Michael Almereyda, which was nominated for a Gotham Award, and has been selected to be part of the MOMA film collection. She recently finished a short film with Almereyda entitled Ogre’s Feathers based on Italo Calvino’s folktales. She edited the short film You Were Perfectly Fine directed by Karl Geary, which was accepted to the Ojai Film Festival. Last year she worked as an art director on a film Now, Forager directed by Jason Cortlund & Julia Halperin, which was part of the New Directors series at Lincoln Center in 2012. She has worked for director Hal Hartley on several film projects.
Josephine Wiggs, Original Music Score In 1987, Josephine joined British band Perfect Disaster two weeks before recording their second album. As well as playing electric bass on songs such as the 20 minute one-chord noise-rock opus B52, she played cello and double bass on eerie, baroque tracks, such as Down, Parts 1, 2, and 3. In 1990, Kim Deal (Pixies), asked if she would play in her new band, The Breeders. Along with Tanya Donelly (Throwing Muses) and Britt Walford (Slint), they rehearsed for two weeks before recording the album Pod with Steve Albini, an experience that inspired her to learn audio engineering. Josephine has been writing, recording and editing music ever since.
Octavio Warnock-Graham, Cinematography Is a student Academy Award nominated and student Emmy Award winning filmmaker with over 10 years experience in the entertainment industry. He is currently working on a feature length documentary while growing the commercial arm of his production company, Octave Films as Producer, Director and Cinematographer.