OCEAN KEEPER

 

Director   Eileen Olivieri Torpey
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Eileen Olivieri Torpey, Filmmaker/Artist/Curator, M.F.A., has worked in the visual arts for over two decades. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally in diverse venues such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Soap Factory in Minneapolis, the abandoned Sacred Heart Mission Church in Ruidosa, Texas and the Stekkjarflot Nature Park in Reykjavik, Iceland. Eileen's directorial debut, “Ocean Keeper,” premiered at the Hamptons International Film Festival and on WNET Thirteen, New York City in 2012. Since its premiere, “Ocean Keeper” has broadcast on over 300 PBS stations across the country. In 2014, Eileen was an associate producer for the feature documentary, "Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning," by Dyanna Taylor. The film premiered nationally on American Masters and is presently touring the U.S. and Europe. 

Eileen is a two-time recipient of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation artist residency award, a grantee of the New Visions Film Award in New Mexico and a recipient of a U.S. Embassy Art Exchange Grant. Her current projects include: producing "Mink River," an independent narrative film based on the novel by Brian Doyle; curating "DRIFT Art Project," a nomadic group art exhibition; and associate producing "Just One Drop," a documentary film about homeopathy. Presently she works as a film producer/director and consultant for Libero Canto Singing, L.L.C. and divides her time between New York City and Santa Fe. She is the founder/director of her inter-media production company Pure Newt. She received her M.F.A. at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. www.eileentorpey.com

 
Producer  

 

Isabel Carmicheal

 

   
   
Isabel Carmichael lives and works in East Hampton, New York. From 1993-2012, she worked as a proofreader and writer for The East Hampton Star and now is a freelance writer and editor as well as the assistant to the director at the East Hampton Historical Society. She is a trustee of the Amagansett Life-Saving & Coast Guard Station Society. Ms. Carmichael's interests include cooking, evolutionary biology, film, genealogy, history, and linguistics. She also enjoys cross-country skiing, yoga, running, swimming, and walking.
Executive Producer   Deborah Carmichael
   
   
Deborah Carmichael lives and teaches singing in New York City and in Vienna. She studied with Edvin Szamosi for over twenty years and is a licensed teacher of the Libero Canto Szamosi® approach, which she has been teaching since 1994. From 1990 to 2007, Deborah organized Edvin Szamosi's teaching courses in New York City, beginning with demonstration/master classes at Del Terzo Studios, Carnegie Hall, under the sponsorship of the Orchestra of St. Luke's. In 2001, Deborah was the executive producer of the feature documentary film, Libero Canto: Voice is Breath, directed by award-winning director, Andrea Simon. Deborah has taught singing workshops in Austria, Hungary, and the U.S., notably the Il Cuore Canta workshop series for young classical singers, which took place in upstate New York from 2012 to 2015. Deborah has sung concerts in Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Canada, and the U.S., and is currently collaborating with Kinga Cserjési as La Compagnia Amarilli.
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