Directed by Shaina Allen

Executive Producers Nick Nanton, JW Dicks

Producers  Josh Felber, Ken and Kerri Courtright, Mikkel Pitzner, Peter D’Arruda, Roderick Polston, Rizi Timane, William J Parker

Associate Producers David Ramirez, John Dyer Coordinating Producer Michael Congdon

Edited by Shaina Allen, Nick Ruff Assistant Editors Matthew Turner, Daniel McNew, Brad Teschner

Production Assistants Jeremie Thomas, Jerome Royes, Evan Fasanella, Taylor Sperring, Jude Charles Sound Abel Okugawa and Ulrika Akander

Music Provided by Abel Okugawa, Audible Doctor, Brad Couture, Jeremie “Phenom” Thomas, Mandy Harvey, Music Box Licensing, Videohelper, Boom Sizzle

Legal Counsel Karen Gee, esq. Poster & Mark Design Zafro Creative

In partnership with: Creative Visions Foundation, Causeumentary Fiscal Sponsorship provided by From The Heart Productions

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Shaina Allen

Director / DP / Editor

Shaina Allen is an award-winning director, DP and editor focused on telling impactful stories with creativity and purpose. Her experience includes a broad range of work in documentary and cinematic storytelling, editing for sports and news broadcasting, creative content production, and award-winning lifestyle cinematography. She is a graduate of James Madison's University's School of Media Arts and Design (GO DUKES!), currently Creative Director and Co-founder of Shaina Koren Cinematography.

Mike Esposito

Producer / Cinematographer

An award-winning producer and cinematographer with a background in marketing and digital media focused on creating effective and impactful media. Graduate of James Madison University’s College of Business, Mike helped in-house growing two startups, and worked on CBSSports.com's marketing team on campaigns like the record-breaking live stream of Super Bowl XLVII. Co-founder of Shaina Koren Cinematography and lead Producer of THE REBOUND.

Nick Nanton

EP/ Director of Post-Production

An Emmy Award-winning director, and producer, Nanton is also a branding expert who helps professional business leaders develop and market their personal brands through PR and media appearances. He serves as the CEO of The Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency, a member of the Florida Bar, a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, a member of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and serves on the Innovation Board of the XPRIZE Foundation.

JW Dicks

Executive Producer

JW Dicks Esq. is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author and Emmy Award-winning producer. He is the CEO of DNAgency and is a strategic business development consultant to both domestic and international clients. JW has written dozens of business and legal books and has co-authored with legends like Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield, and Tom Hopkins. He is the resident branding expert for Fast Company’s internationally syndicated blog and is the editor and publisher of the Celebrity Expert Insider.

Chad Andreo

Cinematographer / Photographer

Chad is a photographer and cinematographer specializing in creative portraits, fashion, action, and aerial cinematography. He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida and owner of Andreo Studio, a photography and cinematography company based in South Florida and New York City. Chad worked on THE REBOUND team as a cinematographer and 2nd camera operator. He is also the still photographer responsible for the film’s key art which can be seen on the website, social media and the film poster.

Abel Okugawa

Music Producer / Audio Engineer

Musician, recording artist, producer and engineer working in independent and Top 40 music, as well as film and video design. His experience ranges more than 20 years which includes producing and engineering with clients such as Boyd Tinsley, Tom Peloso of Modest Mouse, The North Face, and Red Bull and working on projects for high profile artists like Dave Matthews, Zac Brown, and Enrique Iglesias. Okugawa’s projects include the Emmy Award-winning King Lines (2008), Best Film Score on Mantra, and winning high honors at BANFF Film Festival.

Marshall Davis Jones

Story Consultant / Writer / Speaker

A writer, poet, educator and speaker, Marshall bridges gaps and helps others connect the dots through stories and spoken word. His talents have served colleges and universities, TEDx Stages, think tanks, and conventions for companies like P&G, Microsoft, and Square. He has appeared on Upworthy and TV One’s Verses and Flow, and has even had his words flown into space on NASA’s ORION Flight test mission. Marshall joined THE REBOUND team during the post-production process, to help find the most compelling stories within hundreds of hours of footage.

Brian Gordon

Story Consultant

Brian has worked in nearly all facets of film exhibition. He served as the Golden Gate Awards Director at the San Francisco International Film Festival, as executive director and then artistic director of the Nashville Film Festival from 2001 to 2008. Based in Manhattan, Brian oversees programming at the Gold Coast Arts Center, consults with filmmakers about story development and film festivals, and serves as Program Associate for the Tribeca Film Festival. Brian joined THE REBOUND team during post-production to help shape and guide the revision process.

Will Bangs

Composer / Music Producer

Composer and music supervisor for films, tv and other media. His music has been featured in an Emmy-winning web series, as well as on MSNBC, Disney and a range of indie projects. Bangs is the founder and creative director of Music Box Licensing, a creative music agency dedicated to crafting soundtracks. Music Box Licensing is a small, diverse and highly talented roster of bands and composers with styles ranging from post-rock, hip-hop, ambient and orchestral music. Its music has been featured on National Geographic productions, NPR, and PBS.

Mandy Harvey

Recording Artist / Soundtrack

Award winning singer, songwriter and motivational speaker. Mandy lost her hearing at age 18 due to a connective tissue disorder, forcing her to leave the music program at Colorado State University. She returned to music in 2008 and quickly became a regular performer at various venues, has released three albums, and appeared on NBC Nightly News, Canada AM, and The Steve Harvey Show. Mandy is an ambassador to both No Barriers USA and Invisible Disabilities, and she shares THE REBOUND’s mission to encourage, inspire, and assist others to break through their personal barriers.

Jeremie Thomas

Recording Artist / PA

Producer and hip hop artist, going by the name “Phenom” in the studio and on stage. Born with cerebral palsy and spina bifida, Jeremy is an active force and role model and youth mentor in his community. Jeremy owns and operates 10-4 Recording Studios in Pompano Beach, FL, where he helps local artists write and record original music. In addition to being a featured subject in THE REBOUND, Jeremie provided original music for the film and continued to help the crew as a production assistant.

Chelsea Bond Stuart

Impact Producer

Whether she’s behind the camera, translating, or consulting on outreach, Chelsea Bond Stuart works with documentary films that challenge our perspectives of the world we live in. Previously Outreach Coordinator to the 2015 SXSW award-winning film FRAME BY FRAME, and a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, Chelsea joined The Rebound as Impact Producer in 2016. Based in Los Angeles, her work is alongside the filmmakers to design and implement an outreach campaign that changes the way we perceive (dis)ability.

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