Facing the Wind is the latest collaboration of award-winning director Deirdre Fishel and producer Tony Heriza. Their groundbreaking film Care, funded by the Ford and MacArthur Foundations, shed light on America’s broken eldercare system. Deirdre and Tony both have family members with dementia and share deep empathy for those with the disease and their caregivers.


Eric Phillips-Horst has shot independent films that premiered at Sundance, Tribeca, New York Film Festival, and HotDocs. 


Flávia de Souza most recently edited “Aftershock,” which premiered at Sundance 2022. Her work has been seen on HBO, PBS, Arté, Hulu and the Discovery Channel. 

Consulting Editor

Toby Shimin has edited seven documentaries that premiered at Sundance, including “Buck”, which was short-listed for an Academy Award.

Consulting Producer

Susan Margolin is a pioneer in home entertainment and digital distribution and has produced documentaries that premiered on HBO, Starz and POV. 


Chad Cannon’s compositions include the score to  the Oscar-winning Netflix documentary “American Factory”.

Executive Producers

Renée Fleming is a soprano known worldwide for her performances in opera, concerts and theatre.

Yo-Yo Ma is a internationally renowned cellist, who has recorded 90 albums and won 19 Grammy awards.

David Hyde Pierce is a film, theatre and TV actor best known for his role as Dr. Niles Crane on the sitcom “Frasier.