About the Filmmakers


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Production Staff


Sandy Cannon-Brown
Founder and President, VideoTakes, Inc.
Adjunct Professor, School of Communication, American University

Sandy Cannon-Brown, founder and president of VideoTakes, is an award-winning writer, producer and director with a strong background in print and broadcast journalism. She has received several Special Achievement Awards from the International Television Association for Script Writing and Directing, as well as the prestigious Woman of Vision award from Women in Film & Video.

Most recently, Sandy has led crews to Ecuador to produce two TV documentaries on rainforests, to Montana to produce a DVD about the restoration of the Northern Great Plains, and to Sedona, Arizona to produce a public service announcement on climate change. Upcoming projects include a biopic on Henry A. Wallace, former American Vice President, and a feature documentary on the effort to save genetically pure bison in the Great Plains. Sandy also teaches environmental filmmaking at American University.

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Dan Gallagher
Writer, Director, and Producer, VideoTakes, Inc.

Dan Gallagher worked on the promotional trailer for “Scarred Lands
and Wounded Lives” as a writer and editor, and continued to write,
produce, and edit for the feature-length film. In 2007 Dan was
awarded a Master of Arts degree in Film and Video from American
University. For his graduate thesis, Dan adapted a cult story by
Raymond Chandler, “The Bronze Door,” into a twenty-minute film
noir photographed at period locations in Maryland and in the
District of Columbia. Before moving to Washington, DC to pursue
his studies, Dan edited the morning news at WLWT-TV in Cincinnati,

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