John H. Fitzpatrick
Robert C. Fix
Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor
ABOUT THE FILMMAKERS
THEODORE JAMES - PRODUCER
Theodore James began his career in 2004 when he moved to Los Angeles and started working in nonfiction productions. In 2005 he teamed up with Patrick Creadon and Christine O’Malley on the release of WORDPLAY, a documentary about The New York Times crossword editor and National Public Radio personality Will Shorts. WORDPLAY was a breakout hit at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and went on to become the second-highest grossing documentary of the year. He next served as a producer on the film, I.O.U.S.A., an examination of America’s debt problem. It premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was later nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Documentary Feature.
DEREK BOONSTRA - EDITOR
Derek Boonstra has been working primarily on documentaries in various capacities since 2007. His first collaboration with the SuperFilms team was on 2011's HBO documentary, SUPERHEROES. Since then he has edited numerous films on subjects ranging from environmental disasters to professional boxing, which have travelled to venues such as Tribeca, Cannes and Sundance. In 2012, he edited Kirby Dick's Academy Award® nominated documentary, THE INVISIBLE WAR. Derek has been fortunate to collaborate with some of the best names in the documentary game over the course of his career thus far, but considers BECOMING BULLETPROOF his favorite project to date.
MICHAEL BARNETT - DIRECTOR/CINEMATOGRAPHER
Michael Barnett is an Emmy Award winning Director/DP. He has traveled the world shooting commercials, music videos, promos and television for HBO, Nat Geo, Discovery, BBC – just to name a few – and has lent his creative eye to over twenty feature films and documentaries. Michael’s first full length film, the Emmy nominated documentary SUPERHEROES – a chronicle of the real life super hero community – was a breakout hit at the 2011 Slamdance Film Festival where it won the first ever “Theatrical Release Award.”