Amanda Bluglass (UK)

Amanda is an award-winning British director/producer who makes films about real people, strong on story and big on beauty. Her strengths lie in understanding narrative structure and directing stunning photography. She has a strong visual eye and instinctive feeling for sound and music. Directing credits include internationally recognized multi award-winning short documentaries. Amanda has worked with BBC, Channel 4, NASA, Nike and London Olympics 2012.

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Director awards and official selection include:

  • AFI/Silverdocs Documentary Festival 2012
  • Vimeo Film Festival 2012
  • Media Innovation Award 2013
  • Lunafest 2014


THEY bklyn (USA)

THEY bklyn is Julie Mack and Christy Pessagno. THEY loves telling stories through video and photography. When not making films with Amanda Bluglass, you can find them working with clients that include Ford Foundation, The Vilcek Foundation, NYU Stern, Columbia University, The New York Times, and the Lucie Foundation.

Out of Order is THEY’s first feature length documentary project .

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Aden Hakimi (USA)

Aden Hakimi is a filmmaker and editor who has worked with Google, MTV, Logo, TBWA\Chiat\Day,, Whole Foods, TEDx, Housing Works, and more. Out of Order is the fifth film he has helped produce and the third he has edited (his first doc feature). He is also the founder of Silver Crown, a Brooklyn-based creative agency.

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Aden Hakimi and Danny Cooke

Assistant Editor

Elizabeth Moore

Sound Editor

Casey Holford


Danny Cooke



Sebastian Renfield

Wave and Shingle / Weaker Men / Under the Maple Tree

John Szymanski

Late Night Sitar Freakout / Amble A

Mike Sayre

Hurricane / Princes of Maine / New Romance / Starting Over




Janet Edwards

Aden Hakimi

Peggy Howland

Karen and Neil Kavey

Amy Lopez-Cepero


Hank and Margo Lopez-Cepero

Alex McNeill


Julian and Ruth Schroeder

Mieke Vandersall

The John A. Hartford Foundation on behalf of Ann Raffel



Dawn M. Adamy

Zahra Ladak

Paul and Nancy McNeill

Floria Nafei Hakimi

Dorothy Porter and Laurie Phelan

Doug Wingo

Thomas Winslow


Grateful thanks

Kerry and Robert Bluglass, Dick and Sandy Beery, Nicole Chilivis, Katie and Haddon Givens-Kime, Kristen Graf, Christopher Johnson, Kyle Lasky and Julia Haas, Molly McGinnis, Jayson Mena, Jennifer Kottler and Gavin Meek, Patricia J. Raube, John Russell Stanger, Lucy Sutcliffe and Kaelyn Petras, Margaret and Jim Talbot, Max and Myra Vandersall, Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church, Seattle, Plymouth University, UK and all of our crowdsourcing donors and fundraising teams.


Special thanks

Letitia Campbell, Nicole Duarte, Antony and Dot Griew, Aiden Lawley, Amy Lopez-Cepero, Nancy and Paul McNeill, Bernie and Mickey Pessagno, Irasema Rivera, and Mary and Cowboy Stanger.

The Brick Presbyterian Church, The Center for Anti-Violence Education, Concord Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York, Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, and First Presbyterian Church of Asheville.