Our production team makes beautiful music together!

Vera Trifunovich

Vera is the Founder and Executive Director of Bare Breasted Against Breast Cancer, Inc. She holds a B.F.A. in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and an M.A. in Drama Therapy from NYU, Steinhardt. She has worked as a Drama Therapist at Bellevue Hospital in NYC with psychiatric, homeless, and drug addicted patients.

In recent years her focus has been on working with women as a Wellness Coach. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, a Breast Cancer Recovery BOSU Specialist, and the founder of "Fit & Fierce after Fifty" at Uplift Studios, Female Fitness - Female Society in NYC.

Lexy Lovell

Brooklyn filmmaker, Yale grad, Lexy Lovell brings the experience of two feature documentaries with her.

Riding the Rails, which aired on American Experience, tells the story of teenaged hobos during the Great Depression. Highlights include the Peabody Award, LA Film Critics, DGA Award - Best Director, and a place in MoMA's permanent collection.

The Good Soldier, broadcast on the Bill Moyers Journal, recounts the lives of five veterans from WW II, Vietnam, the first Gulf War, and Iraq. With unflinching truth, these men speak of combat, their own role in killing, and how they began working for peace. Emmy Award - Long Form Documentary, Maysles Brothers, and Hearts and Minds.

Stephen Schneider

Stephen has written, produced, and directed a diverse body of award-winning work in film, video, music, and live corporate theatrical events. He has been recognized for creative excellence and been the recipient of numerous awards including those presented at the New York International Film and Tape Festival, the Telly Awards, the U.S, Industrial Film Festival, and the American Song Festival.

As Creative Director, Stephen has conceptualized and written major shows for clients such as IBM, Gillette, Merck, Sanofi-Synthelabo, Canon USA, Parke-Davis, Lincoln-Mercury, Schering-Plough Labs, Cendant-ERA, BMW, ICI Americas, Prudential-Bache Securities, The Berlin Tourist Board, PepsiCo, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, AT&T, and many more.

He also serves as creative Director and writer for several annual charity events including the Abilities Fundraiser in conjunction with JoJo Starbuck and Broadway Barks with Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore.

Pavel Rybczynski

Pavel has over 20 years of experience as a Web Developer. His clients have included Sprint Communications, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Assurance Wireless, Buick, Levo League, Proctor and Gamble, Nabisco, Garnier Fructis, General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan Chase, Novartis, Estée Lauder.

In addition to technological expertise, Pavel has a background in art and design and attended The Rhode Island School of Design and The School of Visual Arts in NYC.

Marc Bachmann

Marc has extensive production experience shooting and editing videos, managing web sites and social media, and producing corporate meetings and events. He has produced and edited content for pharmaceutical and consumer companies including Celege, Aflac, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Merck, Novartis, PCS Wireless, and TESARO.

Marc attended the renowned Boston University College of Communications earning a BS in Film and Television Production.

Sophie Parens

Sophie is a Director, Writer, Actor, and alumni of The New School for Drama. She is currently in post-production for her first documentary, in pre-production for a documentary series she's directing with Bare Breasted Against Breast Cancer, and is directing Christine Miller's One Woman Show Such Nice Shoes.

She has written and acted in two original short films, directed the pilot of Lyndsey Rodriguez's web series "Success", and directed the short film "Hillie Boliday: The Voice of a Jazzeration". Select New York theater directing credits include Race (The New School for Drama), Wake Up Little Fag (The New School for Drama), Lou Gehrig Did Not Die of Cancer (UNDER St. Mark's Theater), Helpless Plastic (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), and The Loneliness of the College Dropout (Manhattan Repertory Theatre). Sophie is also an Artistic Associate at The Miranda Theatre Company.

Lesley Topping

Lesley is a veteran editor and filmmaker who works on features films, documentaries and short videos. She has edited many award winning television documentaries and she creates website videos for historical societies, community theatre groups, and a host of other not for profits and clients.

She is breast cancer advocate and long time survivor since 2000.

Jessica Van Lachterop

Jessica began filming and editing in 2008 covering live events, making promotional videos, exploring subjects, styles of production, and telling audiovisual stories. She worked as a news camera operator, editor, and video journalist in 2011 - 2012 for TV Berlin, Germany and TV SUD Montpellier, France.

She holds a Masters in Documentary Production from Brunel University in London. She loves to explore the world around us, to ask people their stories, and to showcase events.