Bet on Black: production team
Hannah and Lance, co-directors of Field Studio in Richmond, Virginia, produce media at the intersection of history and social justice. Their film “An Outrage” (2017), about the history and legacy of lynching in the American South, premiered at the Smithsonian Museum of American History, toured to 80 venues in 25 states, and is in-distribution with the Southern Poverty Law Center to its network of 500,000 teachers.
Jameka is a creative producer and 2017-18 Impact Partners Creative Producers Fellow. At Sundance Film Festival in 2019, she was honored with an A&E IndieFilms and Sundance Institute Brave Storytellers Award. Originally from North Carolina, Jameka now lives in New York. She produced “Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing” (HBO), “In My Father’s House” (Showtime), line produced Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (Sundance '18), and consulted on Jeremiah Zagar's “We the Animals” (Sundance '18) and “Love Gilda” (CNN Films).
Autumn is a freelance editor based in Los Angeles, working on films, television, and commercials. She graduated with honors from VCU School of the Arts in Richmond, and was selected as a 2018 editing fellow with Film Independent’s “Project Involve.” Autumn is the editor of Field Studio’s forthcoming public television series, “The Future of America’s Past.”
Devonne, a.k.a. DJ Harrison, is a Richmond-based producer and multi-instrumentalist. He produces albums through the label he co-founded, Jellowstone Records. Devonne studied jazz at VCU. He plays with several bands, including Butcher Brown, which opened for Kamasi Washington in 2018. His latest album was released by Stones Throw Records.
Blaire is an Emmy-nominated cinematographer for films and television. Her work includes the PBS hit A Chef’s Life (2012-present) and The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017). Blaire has fourteen years of experience as a documentary cinematographer and three years as an aerial cinematographer. She attended Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies.