CandlesAbout the Filmmakers

Mike Roth, Producer/Director
Mike began his career as a news cameraman in his home state of Michigan in 1989 and has been in production ever since. Now based in Los Angeles, he has traveled around the U.S. and across six continents shooting news, unscripted/reality TV, and documentaries. Some of Mike's credits include The Apprentice (NBC), The Amazing Race (CBS), The Simple Life (Fox), and Flavor of Love (VH1).

John Henning, Producer/Director
John is a practicing attorney and attended law school at the University of California, Berkeley. Before his legal career, he was a journalist and advertising copywriter. This is John's first documentary film.

Paula Gauthier, Editor
Paula is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has screened worldwide. Her debut film, Which Is Scary, received the Best of Festival Award at the New England Film Festival and was included in the Museum of Modern Art's exhibit 30 Years of Artists' Cinema. Her most recent film, Steers & Queers, explores the world of gay rodeo. Her work has also appeared on MSNBC, Nickelodeon, and the critically acclaimed PBS series Life 360. Paula is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jamie Forsyth, Composer
Jamie is an accomplished composer, instrumentalist and vocalist whose experience covers everything from reality TV to prime time dramas. He also has several stage credits as musical director/conductor, including Into The Woods, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Pirates of Penzance.