The Filmmakers

Benjamin Nolot

Benjamin Nolot

Director, Producer, Writer

Benjamin Nolot is the Founder and CEO of Exodus Cry, an international anti-trafficking organization that works in the areas of prevention, intervention and restoration. He devotes his time to abolition work for the ending of slavery and the exploitation of the vulnerable. Benjamin’s greatest desire in life is to love God and see His creation set free from the tyranny of oppression.


Matthew Dickey

Matthew Dickey

Director of Re-enactments, Associate Producer, Editor, Cinematographer

Matthew Dickey is the founder of Empyrean Films, producer of the highly acclaimed short film, 22 Weeks. A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design’s Motion Graphics and Animation school, Matthew is a prolific filmmaker skilled in editing, animation, and cinematography. He combines technical skill with creative vision to bring his projects to life in unique style and powerful cinematic qualities.


Steve Willis

Steve Willis

Photographer, Cinematographer

Steve Willis is the founder of Underpin Photography, a portrait photography company based in Kansas City. While a portrait photographer by trade, Steve expresses his passion for social reformation through his photojournalism work. His images are used extensively by International Anti-Trafficking Organization, Exodus Cry.


John Samuel Hanson

John Samuel Hanson

Composer

John Samuel Hanson is a credentialed cinematic composer whose ambition is to develop unique and relevant sound canvases in all his work. Projects he has been involved in include The Book of Eli, Lost, 16 Blocks, Constantine, among others.


Kenny Miracle

Kenny Miracle

Editor

Kenny Miracle is a freelance editor, motion designer, and project manager. For the past 7 years, Kenny has worked for various studios & non-profit organizations creating documentaries, TV shows, live concert DVDs, and commercials. Storytelling is a passion that is expressed through video. His desire is to merge this expression with meaningful messages.


Jesse Koepke

Editor

A native Montanan born in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Jesse Koepke graduated from the University of Montana with degrees in English Literature and Digital Filmmaking. A video editor and filmmaker for almost ten years, he has worked on projects ranging from short films to live concert DVDs to documentaries.


Associate Producers

Amy Loren

Matthew Dickey

Bret Mavrich

Peter Herder

Christopher Lakkees

Jonathan Hall


Executive Producers

Michael Beer

Timothy Aughinbaugh


Translations and Subtitles

Aberdeen Broadcast Services, christian-translation.com, and many dedicated volunteers.