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  • Robert GreenwaldPresident

    • Robert Greenwald is the founder and president of Brave New Films, a nonprofit film and campaigns organization whose work is distributed for free in concert with nonprofit partners and movements in order to educate and mobilize for progressive causes. The work of Brave New Films has been screened over seven continents and viewed over tens of millions of times and counting.

      His most recent full-length feature documentary, illustrates the connection between gun industry profits and...

  • Jim MillerExecutive Director

    • Jim Miller is the Executive Director of Brave New Films, a position he has held for the past 11 years. Most recently he produced the documentary 'Making A Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA. In addition, he produced the docs ‘Koch Brothers Exposed’, ‘War on Whistleblowers’ and ‘Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars’. Jim is responsible for helping to form our partner coalitions to help spread our videos throughout the world. His film experience began over 25 years ago working on the film...

  • Devin SmithVice President of Operations

    • Devin Smith is the Vice President of Operations at Brave New Films, overseeing the operations, business, and legal affairs of the company. Previously, he was a producer at Robert Greenwald Productions where he produced the critically acclaimed documentaries "Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism" and "Uncovered: The War on Iraq".  At Brave New Films, Devin has produced "Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price" and "Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers".  He was also a producer on two documentary television...

  • Kimber KisselDevelopment Associate

    • Kimber grew up in Encinitas, CA and got her B.A. in Political Science & Sociology at the University of California Santa Barbara, go Gauchos- Ole.  In July of 2014 Kimber joined Brave New Films as the Development Associate and still wakes up every morning delighted to go to work!  When she is not fighting for social justice and helping make an impact you can find Kimber running on the beach, surfing in the ocean and sharing her exceptional wit...

  • Marc FuscoSupervising Producer

    • Marc Fusco is the Production Supervisor at Brave New Films, with over 14 years of experience in film & video production. He has produced everything from Studio, TV, Independent Features, Mini-Docs, commercials, and marketing material for all of the above.  Marc has worked all around the world including Italy, England, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Puerto Rico, and across Central America. He has received numerous awards for his accomplishments in Film, most notably an honorary induction into the Art, Literature &...

  • Angel MortelFellowship Coordinator

    • Angel Mortel is the Fellowship Coordinator at Brave New Films. She spent over 15 years in Brazil where she was involved in organizing community health volunteers, coordinating an income generation project for women and fundraising for prison ministry.  Her passion for social justice grew out of her experiences in Brazil, but also from living and teaching in inner city Washington, DC and working with Bread for the World and Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns.  She has a BA in English and...

  • S. Rae PeoplesProgram Director

    • S. Rae Peoples is a dedicated mother, education administrator, and social activist. Her work is deeply rooted in the belief that the narratives and experiences of people from traditionally silenced and oppressed communities have the power to create and execute strategies to effect change in their communities. With a B.A. in Spanish and Political Science, and an M.A. in College Student Personnel, she has served as a student affairs practitioner in postsecondary education for over 20...

  • Amy KorngiebelDistribution Coordinator

    • Amy comes to BNF with a background in both production and international development. She has over a decade of experience in television production and has produced documentaries, reality, and late-night talk shows for a variety of networks, including ABC, Fox Television, Discovery, National Geographic, and OWN. In addition to her work in production, she holds a graduate degree in international development from The New School. Her graduate work focused on community-led development, environmental conservation and food security. She's...

  • Shira LevineAssociate Producer

    • Shira Levine is storyteller. A journalist by trade, she makes the transition from print and digital editorial to motion pictures as a producer at Brave New Films. A recent New York transplant, Shira worked for the United Nations agency, UNFPA on issues around human rights and sustainability. She created and facilitated media trainings for women working throughout the Global South for the Women’s Learning Partnership. As a journalist, Shira has journeyed around the world travel writing. She spent...

  • Emilia LarsenGraphic Designer

    • Emilia Larsen started as an intern at Brave New Films and was hired as the Graphic Designer in August 2015. She has a degree in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a minor in prototyping.

  • Melissa UgásOperations Coordinator

    • Melissa joined Brave New Films in 2015. She's an advocate for human rights, environmental justice, and immigrant rights. Born to Peruvian immigrants and raised by a single mother in a household of bold and independent women. She has been traveling the globe since the age of one and encourages everyone to try solo-traveling. While in college studying anthropology and global studies at UCLA, she began researching the many faces of capitalism in relation to economic and environmental struggles. Melissa is...

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