Laura Zelle, Executive Producer
Laura is the Director of Tolerance Minnesota, an award-winning educational initiative of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas. She has served on the staff of the JCRC since 2005. Tolerance Minnesota was formed to confront prejudice and respect diversity in the classroom and in the community. Laura's background includes fifteen years as a public school teacher in St. Paul, Minnesota with the last six years focusing on Technology Leadership.
Maxine Davis, Producer & Director
Holding a Master's Degree in Information Science, Maxine Davis worked in television news, then location and production for commercials, motion pictures, made-for-TV movies, and rock videos. She was Production Coordinator on Prince’s motion picture Purple Rain and has taught Financial Management for Film and Video. In 2007 Davis received the nationally recognized Telly Award, the 2006 Minnesota Historical Society's award for "Best Exploration of an Intergenerational Legacy." Her shorts for "The Greatest Generation" Project have been seen on regional Public Television. She is a member of Women in Film and Television, IFP, and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers.
Jaime-Lynn Sigler, Narrator
Best known for playing 'Meadow Soprano' on HBO's critically acclaimed drama "The Sopranos." Sigler starred as 'Meadow Soprano' for seven seasons on HBO's Emmy-Award winning drama "The Sopranos." Her performance on the show earned her the 1999 and 2000 Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award for Best Actress in a Dramatic Series, as well as two ALMA Award nominations for Best Actress in a Drama Series (2001 & 2002.) Most recently, Jamie-Lynn starred in the original mini-series "The Gathering," which premiered in October 2007. In the last year, Sigler wrapped production on "Homie Spumoni," "Lovewrecked," and "Dark Ride."
George Heck, Editor
George Heck has been the co-owner of Token Media in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His work in film and video has taken him around the world shooting and editing. His clients range from the Mercedes Benz Company to Circus Juventas, a Twin Cities performing arts circus school for youth. His special interest is travel and historical documentary. In 2006, he won a national Telly Award for editing "A Good Doctor," created for the Minnesota Historical Society’s Greatest Generation Project.