HyunJu Kwak

I co-founded the Ridgewood Asian-American Pacific Islander Alliance and am an elected member of the Ridgewood Board of Education, New Jersey. I helped guide the district as President during COVID. I immigrated to the United States at age 10 and have proudly called New Jersey home since then. After my corporate career that spanned management consulting, media, and research at an investment bank, I focus now on public service while managing family investments. I earned a BA degree with Honors from Brown University and an MBA from Wharton School of Business. I am a global ambassador of Pembroke College, Oxford University, where I was the first female person of color to represent Brown University as a visiting scholar.


Vinit Parmar

I am a documentary filmmaker who fights for the underdog by telling their stories. I have covered the challenges of impoverished Indian villagers searching for renewable solutions to save their island, a Chinese migrant family reconnecting with three displaced children under the One-Child Policy, or children of war seeking refuge in Berlin and finding a home with a pseudo-mother at their German shelter. I left a career as a lawyer in New York State to teach filmmaking.

Robbie Anderson


I am a New York-based director of photography who has filmed in various international locations and the USA. My recent work includes two independent feature film thrillers: Razzmatazz (Germany) and SwipeRight (UK & USA). My previous work includes television documentaries plus establishing shots for Law & Order, Seinfeld, and other network television series.

Laura Lonski

Production Manager

I am a producer with years of experience in television, theater, and music. Among my credits is Associate Field Producer for "On The Case with Paula Zahn," the longest-running true crime series produced for Investigation Discovery. I have assistant-directed multiple award-winning short films and pilots. I was also the creator, composer, and executive producer of "420: The Musical," a cult off-Broadway sensation in New York City, recognized as the #1 event on 4/20 by TimeOut NY.

Juan Sebastian Rodriguez

Motion Design
As a designer who enjoys solving business problems with motion and visual design, I've spent over 13 years developing engaging and award-winning products for a variety of industries. Such experiences have allowed me to think about how to maximize impact with knowledge. I enjoy spending time with my dogs, am a philosophy enthusiast, and teach at universities in Colombia. My compass has been on serving people with the guidance I never had, learning and sharing knowledge with people who are discovering their journey as well.

Eve Cuyen

Sound Design & Mixer/Editor

I am a classically trained musician and versatile artist with a knack for blending visual and audio elements. I seamlessly craft compelling narratives in the editing room, from corporate videos to feature films and documentaries. My expertise extends to photography and cinematography, capturing life's fleeting moments with my camera and bringing directors' visions to life. Amidst my creative pursuits, my loyal companion, Pandora Levi, a Royal Standard Poodle, keeps me grounded. With awards and years of experience under my belt, I remain dedicated to crafting narratives that resonate deeply within the intricate mosaic of my artistic journey.