THE FILM THE TEAM
Jill Bauer, Director, Producer, Sound Operator, is also the director and producer of the documentary Sexy Baby (world premier Tribeca, 2012, broadcast premier Showtime, Best Film by New Directors at Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival). Bauer, formerly a writer for the Miami Herald, is a Hearst and SPJ award-winning journalist, and has also written and edited for Esquire, The Dallas Morning News, The New York Times, and launched Smart Kid, a national parenting magazine. Ronna Gradus, Director, Producer, Director of Photography, is also the director and producer of the documentary Sexy Baby (world premier Tribeca 2012, broadcast premier Showtime, Best Film by New Directors at Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival). Gradus is a former staff photographer for The Miami Herald. Among her many assignments at the newspaper, she was sent to Cuba and covered Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. She is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and is from Brooklyn.

 

Rashida Jones, Producer, is an actress (Parks and Recreation, The Office, The Social Network) and a screenwriter (Celeste and Jessse Forever).  Along with her writing partner, actor Will McCormack, Jones founded the production company Le Train Train to develop, write and produce comedy and drama projects for broadcast and cable (NBC's A-Z). Jones graduated from Harvard University and is an advocate for the International Rescue Committee and on the board of Peace First.  Jones is outspoken about the pornification of pop culture, which she wrote about in Glamour magazine.
 
Brittany Huckabee, Writer, Editor, Producer, is an award-winning independent filmmaker with more than a decade of experience directing and producing documentaries for public television and other outlets. Huckabee produced and edited Sexy Baby, and is the director of The Mosque in Morgantown (PBS 2009). She is the founder and principal of Version One Productions, Inc., and served as a Filmmaker-in-Residence at WGBH, Boston's flagship PBS station. She also works as an editor and camera operator and is particularly drawn to stories about women, religion and human rights. She currently lives in New York.
 
Tyler Strickland, Composer, is a film composer and songwriter based in Los Angeles. Tyler’s scores have accompanied acclaimed narrative and documentary films such as The Genius of Marian (Tribeca 2013), Tough Love (Full Frame 2014), Fresh Dressed (Sundance 2015), The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano (Tribeca 2015), Overburden (Full Frame 2015) and more. His music can also be found in Clio, Webby and Addy award-winning commercial campaigns for Google, HBO, Nike, Lenovo and more.
 
Daniel Ahearn, Song Writer, is a Los Angeles-based musician. His work has been in a variety of television shows and films, including No Strings Attached and Pretty Little Liars.
 
Abigail E. Disney, Executive Producer, also Executive Produced the documentary Sexy Baby.  Disney is a filmmaker and philanthropist. Her longtime passion for women’s issues and peacebuilding culminated in her first film Pray the Devil Back to Hell. Abigail created the groundbreaking PBS mini-series Women, War & Peace, the most comprehensive global media initiative ever mounted on the role of women in peace and conflict. She has played a role in many film projects and is currently at work on a film highlighting the key role of women in the Arab revolutions. She founded the Daphne Foundation, Peace is Loud, and along with 2011 Nobel Peace Prize-winner Leymah Gbowee, co-founded the Gbowee Peace Foundation USA.
 
Chandra Jessee, Executive Producer, also executive produced the documentary Sexy Baby. Chandra is an activist and philanthropist.  Her wish to see more balance in the world led her to found the InMaat Foundation, which focuses on supporting charities that promote equality for women and girls.  Chandra has executive produced several films and shorts including the award winning "NY Export: Opus Jazz" and “She Comes in Spring.”  
 
Gini Reticker, Executive Producer, is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. She  was nominated for an Academy Award for Asylum, her short doc recounting one woman’s journey to political asylum in the US.  Ladies First, the story of women rebuilding post-genocide Rwanda, garnered Reticker an Emmy Award. She directed Pray the Devil Back to Hell  featuring Leymah Gbowee who went on to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Reticker served as an executive producer of the PBS mini-series: Women, War & Peace which received the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Overseas Press Club. Currently, Reticker is directing The Trials of Spring, a multi-media project about women’s ongoing participation in the Arab uprisings.
 
Jacki Zehner, Executive Producer, is the Chief Engagement Officer of Women Moving Millions. Jacki serves on the board of trustees of The Sundance Institute and is a member of Impact Partners. She is a former Partner and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, where she was the youngest woman and first female trader to have that title. She is also an Executive Producer for The Hunting Ground, and Ready to Fly. www.jackizehner.com
 
Ann Lovell, Executive Producer, is the Vice President of Women Moving Millions. Ann is a CPA with decades of experience in finance and tax and is a member of the Women's Leadership Board at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. As a philanthropist, she is focused on projects with high impact and has been a catalyst in the formation of multiple organizations including Women Moving Millions, the Bravewell Collaborative, Social Venture Partners Tucson, and the Valley Foundation.
 
Dr. Debby Herbenick, Co-Producer, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion, as well as a sexual health educator for The Kinsey Institute, both at Indiana University. Dr. Herbenick has taught human sexuality classes at IU for more than a decade and has authored more than 90 scientific publications as well as five books about sex and love and has written for Men's Health magazine and Salon. She is an AASECT-certified sexuality educator, a widely read sex columnist, and serves on the boards of several non-profits dedicated to improving sexual health in the United States and internationally.
 
Dr. Bryant Paul, Co-Producer, Ph.D. in Communications, is an Associate Professor of Telecommunications at Indiana University.  He is a Faculty Affiliate of the Kinsey Institute and IU’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion.  His research and teaching focuses on the nature and effects of sexually explicit media content, social science research methods, and issues generally related to media and society.  Dr. Paul has served as a research consultant to the First Amendment Lawyers Association and the Free Speech Coalition.  Among his most recent work is a study considering intra- and inter-gender physiological reactions to sexually explicit depictions, and what will be the largest-ever systematic content analysis of online sexually explicit video material.
 
Mary Anne Franks, Co-Producer, is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law. Franks has worked with legislators to draft legislation against the non-consensual distribution of sexually explicit images. She is also the Vice-President of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative. Franks received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her doctorate and master’s degrees from Oxford University, where she studied on a Rhodes Scholarship. Franks has published editorials in the Atlantic, the Guardian and the Independent. Her media appearances include the Today Show, HuffPost Live, and NPR, and she has been quoted in publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the New Yorker.
 
Daniel Raiffe, Associate Producer, is a graduate of Syracuse University where he received a BFA in film. He also attended a program at The Prague Film and Television Academy of Performing Arts with an emphasis on directing and cinematography. Raiffe is a producer of the narrative feature Progress (and Unrelated Things), was a co-producer of Sexy Baby and was an associate producer on the documentary film The Soprano State.
 
 
 
 
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