Who we are
Dallas, TX (USA)
An award-winning maker of short films who has worked in community relations and publicity. She served as the workshop director for CineWomen NY for two years and technical director of Democracy Now! for six years. Angela has an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a board member of the Video Association of Dallas, and a member of Women in Film Dallas and D-Word, an electronic community for documentary makers.
Gwen has lived in Madrid since 1988. She speaks fluent Spanish and French, and is versed in Italian and Catalan. She comes from a marketing and publishing background and holds a Doctorate in Comparative Literature. Before co-founding MocaMedia, Gwen launched a bilingual dating site, followed by a video production and online marketing company based in Spain.
She has taught Digital Marketing and Social Media Management at Berklee College of Music on their Valencia campus, Syracuse University in Madrid, EDEM Business School and Escuela de Música Reina Sofía, as well as advised on impact producing for independent film associations and for FIFDH.
Gwen is a member of the Creative Compass Collective (CCC), a diverse, international, horizontally-structured organization producing various projects including feature documentary, PAUSED: Life Under C-19. She is also an advisor of the Florence Belsky Charitable Foundation, and a member of DOCMA and The D-Word. Two mottos by which she lives: “Be in the world” and “Only connect!” (E.M. Forster).
Los Angeles, CA (USA)
Lisa is an innovative leader in the cause marketing field. An experienced producer and marketing strategist, Lisa creates dynamic multi-platform distribution campaigns using film and new media. She integrates a commitment to social change with an extensive background in film, television and commercial production. As a founding partner of Brave New Films and director of alternative marketing at Focus Features, Lisa
pioneered new models of community-based distribution.
She has produced successful outreach and impact campaigns for many award-winning projects. Lisa has been a featured speaker on marketing and distribution at leading conferences and festivals across the USA including American Film Market, Sundance Film Festival and Hot Docs.
Lisa is an avid trail runner–nature is her go-to for creative inspiration.
Lisa is grateful to have been a long-time student of Reverend James Lawson. It has been the opportunity of a lifetime to study the history of nonviolence and strategic nonviolent action with Rev. Lawson, who the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. called “the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world.” Rev. King’s quote “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” is her inspiration to stay aware and active for all of humanity and the world.
Because we believe in giving others the opportunities derived from meaningful work, professional experience and a living wage, we hire our assistants for each project through an agency that links business owners from around the world with remote professionals from countries in crisis or facing economic challenges, in order to fight poverty and change lives. Our assistants speak fluent English, are highly educated, and motivated. Currently, we are working with Saraid, from Venezuela, and Doris, from Kenya.