grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and received her Bachelor's degree in Television, Radio and Film from Syracuse University. She came to Cabin Creek Films in 2003 where she recently co-produced the film Fight to Live, which premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival in 2012. She has worked as an Associate Producer on the documentaries Running from Crazy, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013, Shut Up & Sing, A Force of Nature, Gun Fight, The House of Steinbrenner, Woodstock: Now & Then, Small Steps, High School Musical: The Music In You, and The DC Sniper's Wife. Her other credits include Bearing Witness, I Married…, and Steamfitters Local Union 638. Kelly recently got married and lives in the East Village with her husband. David Cassidy has produced documentary series and features with Barbara Kopple and Cabin Creek Films for over ten years. He recently produced Running from Crazy (OWN, 2013) which had its’ world premiere at Sundance 2013. Engaging his passion for baseball, Cassidy produced The House of Steinbrenner (ESPN, 2010) which aired as part of ESPN's Peabody Award Winning 30 for 30 series. He produced the verite documentary Shut Up & Sing, produced & directed by Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck (2006), about the Dixie Chicks. Cassidy served as Co-Producer on the recently aired documentary, Gun Fight, which examined the varied debate about guns throughout America. Cassidy directed and produced the documentary feature One Small Step: The Story of the Space Chimps (2003) with Kristin Davy, about the chimpanzees used by NASA in the space race and what became of them. He began his career in documentary independently but moved on to work with Cabin Creek Films where he was part of the producing team behind the A&E Indie feature Bearing Witness (A&E, 2004), the VH1 verite documentary series I Married… (VH1, 2003-2006) and he co-produced a segment of HBO's Governor’s Award Winning special on Addiction (HBO, 2007). Cassidy continues to produce with Cabin Creek Films where he is currently working on a broad development slate. Outside the office he lives in Red Bank, New Jersey with his wife and three kats and is proud to serve as a volunteer firefighter. He recently entered the world of fatherhood (Dashiel Liam, 2010) and is enjoying the beauty that comes with discovering things for the first time all over again. Lucjan Gorczynski
is originally from Poland. He has been working at Cabin Creek Films since 2003 and worked on most of our films as assistant editor, associate editor and in the recent years also as graphic designer, visual effects artist and post-production supervisor. Maureen Dougherty
studied fine art at Carnegie Mellon University
and the NY Studio School. She has spent the
past twenty-five years in the film industry,
the last five of which at Cabin Creek Center.
In 2003, her own production company, MOJO
FILMS INC was incorporated. Currently two
films are in production: “Failure is
not an Option” is about the Abysinian
Development Corporation’s creation of
the first high school to be built in Harlem
in over fifty years (the Thurgood Marshall
Academy for Learning and Social Change), which
opened on the 50th Anniversary of Brown Vs
the Board of Ed, and “Listening to the
Mountain,” which is about the first
US Outward Bound instructor Tap Tapley and
the future of outdoor education in today’s
virtual world.Genevieve Faust has been with Cabin Creek Films since 2008. She worked
as Associate Editor and Sound Editor on Gun Fight (HBO, 2011), Fight
to Live (2011), and A Force of Nature (2011), and she was Assistant
Editor on The House of Steinbrenner (ESPN, 2010) and Woodstock: Now
and Then (History Channel & VH1, 2009). Genevieve grew up in Green
Lane, Pennsylvania and is the second oldest of five sisters. She
received her Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies (Television
and Film Concentration) and Interactive Multimedia from The College of
New Jersey. Genevieve enjoys dancing, attempting to train her
Chihuahua named Dexter, and vacationing in Stone Harbor, NJ. One of
her favorite past times is making to-do lists.
Madeleine "Mattie" Akers joined the Cabin Creek team in 2011 and has been working as an associate producer on projects including Running from Crazy (2012) and A Force of Nature (2011). Prior to working at Cabin Creek, she was an associate producer on The Unforeseen (2007), an award-winning documentary about the politics of development in Central Texas.
Suzanne Mitchell has produced numerous long and short form television series and specials as well as feature length documentaries. Her recent directorial debut Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde just premiered in the 2013 Slamdance Film Festival and is moving through the festival circuit. Winner of two Emmys, two Gracie Awards and an Omni Intermedia Award, she continues to collaborate with Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple. Suzanne produced several projects with Kopple: A Force of Nature, Woodstock: Now & Then, The Hamptons, and New Passages. Suzanne is currently producing a new film with Cabin Creek to be released in 2015.
Mitchell has produced two comprehensive historical documentary programs — ABC’s The Century and A&E’s The Millennium Biography Special. As supervising producer for HBO, Suzanne managed a multi-million dollar budget for the 13-part docu-drama, G-String Divas. Mitchell produced a series of mini-docs as part of History’s epic series America The Story of Us. Other specials included A&E’s Fatal Fathers, Hallmark’s The Way Home: Stories of Forgiveness, and People Magazine's 20th Anniversary Special, to name a few. She also directed six PBS documentaries focused on women’s issues. Suzanne’s experience as an independent producer for The Oprah Winfrey Show includes Oprah’s 2008 Martin Luther King special and the 2011 Freedom Riders special.