FILMMAKERS

HELENA CORTES

   Director

Helena Cortes is a documentary filmmaker interested in deepening our collective understanding of fundamental social issues through a scientific lens. Her transition from a decade-long career in cell biology research influences her approach to communicate seemingly complex ideas into accessible and visually engaging storytelling. She is currently working on a film directed at reshaping our conversations on juvenile justice.

BRIA COLE

  Producer

Bria Cole is a media artist and documentarian working between New York, LA, and Toronto. Formerly spearheading workshops at DCTV, a time-honored media center, Bria works as a media educator. She is directing a forthcoming feature, “Reconstructing Annie,” a documentary about millenials casting seniors in a remake of a 1970’s film. She is producing three unreleased documentaries while enjoying six cups of coffee a day.

STEPHANIE BANG

Consulting Producer

Currently the Vice President of Live Action Development & Movies at Nickelodeon, Stephanie Bang brings over 10 years of broadcast experience to this project. She’s a New Yorker currently residing in Los Angeles with her husband and beagle mix. “Rewiring Juvenile Justice” is her first documentary.