Producer – Director – Co-editor
Allison Argo’s films have won over 100 awards internationally, including six national Emmys, duPont Columbia, Genesis, Jackson Hole, NY, Banff, and dozens of awards from New Zealand to Japan. Argo is known for her emotionally-charged and deeply personal films – in particular her intimate portraits of abused and endangered animals. The nearly two dozen award-winning films she’s produced, directed and written have all been broadcast by PBS and/or National Geographic and have reached audiences worldwide. The Last Pig continues Argo’s mission to provide “a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves”– and to deepen understanding and respect for all beings.
To learn more: www.ArgoFilms.com
Producer – Cinematographer
Producer and Director of Photography, Joseph Brunette, is an award-winning cinematographer whose work has appeared on National Geographic, CNN, PBS, NOVA, Nature, Discovery and History. His work has taken him around the world and has enabled him to combine his passions for beauty and justice. Brunette has an ability to capture the essence of even the most poignant moments and his sensitive work behind the camera enables a level of intimacy and honesty that reveals the vulnerable heart of any story. THE LAST PIG holds special meaning for Brunette, who has long been an advocate for animal welfare and the environment.
To learn more: www.JosephBrunette.com
Giovanni Spinelli is a composer for film, TV, theater and dance based in New York City. His music ranges from the classical lyricism of the award-winning “Bis Gleich” (winner of 30 Best Film awards, including AmPav Best Emerging Filmmaker at the Cannes Film Festival 2015, and shortlisted for the 2016 Oscars) and his works for the Martha Graham Dance company in New York, to his live solo electric guitar composition for F.W. Murnau’s classic “Sunrise” (defined by the San Francisco Examiner as an “Astounding mix of Hendrix, Badalamenti, Vaughn and The Edge”), to the highly diverse scores for the documentary features, “American Cheerleader” and the Sundance Channel’s “Pop Star On Ice” (featuring alt rock, hip-hop, reggaeton, bluegrass, marching bands, Russian folk music, ambient, dance, electronica and sweeping orchestral arrangements).
Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Enat Sidi is a New York based editor. She is a frequent collaborator with directors Heidi Ewing and RachelGrady, having edited most of their nonfiction feature films including “The Boys of Baraka” (2005 Emmy nominee), “Jesus Camp: (2006 Academy Award nominee), HBO’s 12th & Delaware (Peabody winner) and DETROPIA for which Enat won an Emmy and the editing award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. In addition, Enat has worked on many prestigious films for a myriad of diverse filmmakers including Ellen Kuras (“The Betrayal”) and Jennifer Vendiiti (“Billy the Kid”). She acted as the consulting editor on “Bully,” the high profile doc released in 2012 by the Weinstein Company. “The Wolfpack” directed by crystal moselle (Grand jury at Sundance 2015) is her latest editing achievement.
Rebecca Shoer is a conservation biologist who has worked with endangered animals around the world, from elephants in Thailand to sea turtles on Cape Cod. She is passionate about the environment, and in sharing her love of wildlife with others through public outreach and education. During her recent work as Turtle Field Coordinator for Mass Audubon, Rebecca trained and organized hundreds of local volunteers for conservation programs protecting native turtle species. She is thrilled to be working alongside Allison, whose films continue to inspire environmental advocates of all ages.