Meet The Team
Charlene Fisk - Director / Editor
An award winning Videographer/Editor who migrated to Atlanta 13 years ago, Charlie began her production career at a local PBS affiliate in upstate NY. For seven years, she honed her skills as an editor and shooter at Georgia Public Broadcasting winning numerous Regional Emmy awards for her work on Arts and Documentary programming, including an Emmy for Best Documentary in 2010. She edited Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel, featured on the American Masters series on PBS. Charlie has worked on productions for TLC, Lifetime and Discovery Channel and brings a keen eye and insightful vision to any project she works on. The Founders is her feature documentary directorial debut.
Carrie Schrader - Director / Writer
Winner of the “New Voices” award at the Seattle International Film Festival and labeled one of the “Top Ten Directors To Watch Out For” by IndieWire.com, writer/director Carrie Schrader’s passion for story shines in all her work. Her short films and screenplays have won film festival audience awards internationally. She also has directed several projects with Cherry Films NYC, including: Don’t Mess with Texas, written by Tricia Cooke and Ethan Coen (Where the Girls Are, The Big Lebowski). Recently, she created The Nuggets, a comedy web series based on living in small-town America. Carrie received an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University.
Phoebe Brown - Producer
A seasoned film and television professional working in both narrative production, as an on-set dresser for shows including: Sundance Channel’s Rectify and CW’s The Originals, and as an Associate Producer for non-fiction programming, most notably Investigation Discovery’s hit show Swamp Murders. Phoebe is co-founder of The Cross Stitch Project, a cross-cultural media production program for teen girls in Kolkata and Atlanta, winner of the P.O.V. award in the International Documentary Challenge for short film Grounded by Reality, and Producer/Director of awarding winning short 99 to 1: Ovarian Cancer and Me. She received her MFA in Digital Filmmaking Arts from Georgia State University.
Layla Bozek - Associate Producer
A graduate from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Layla focuses on engaging audiences through dynamic, artful production of non-profit and independent documentary film. Her talents have kept her working full time as an associate producer for a variety of reality and nonfiction programs for TLC, Investigation Discovery, FYI, Lifetime, A&E and the Discovery Channel. Our jack-of-all-trades, she edits, produces, and coordinates on a variety of projects, a true artist in several aspects of non-fiction film.
Dana Lee - Writer
A newcomer to film production, Dana graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A teacher for over ten years, she taught the craft of narrative non-fiction through personal research and storytelling, in addition to her own freelance writing and curriculum development. Dana was thrilled to help share the story of the thirteen pioneers of the LPGA with humanity, vitality and grace.
Maureen Simpson - Writer
A graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and Samford University School of Journalism, Maureen has written for a myriad of publications, including Southern Living magazine and the Wall Street Journal. While working as a features reporter she covered the PGA’s long-revered Heritage Classic.