Creator • Director • Producer
Daniel E. Kennedy is an author/co-author of fifteen books on health including 50 Critical Cancer Answers and Undermining Cancer. He has worked in the healthcare field for the past 25 years and has developed working relationships with top professors, doctors, growers and medical board members around the world. His access to thought leaders will result in the documentary presenting first hand accurate information to the viewer.
Daniel has complete coursework in film at New York Film Academy and UCLA. He created and directed two television programs aired on the Enlace Network. He also produced to music albums that were distributed on CanZion and ReyVol Records. With his background in healthcare and experience in production, Daniel is providing the vision and leadership to make this documentary engaging and informative in a way that could touch the mind and soul of its viewers.
Daniel has lived in the USA, Mexico and Japan which has nurtured an inclusive worldview. His love of culture is his signature on this documentary series.
Marcela Contreras-Santini’s art makes this docuseries stand out with a captivating contemporary and eclectic look that is an amalgam of modern and ancient elements seen through a watercolor lens.
She is an accomplished graphic designer, illustrator and art director that has worked for Glamour Magazine, Refinery29 & Lonny Magazine. She is well respected in both fashion and health, and her client list includes Laird + Partners Agency, Jimmy Choo, Tommy Hilfiger & Zendaya, Danskin, Condé Nast Latin America, Candice Kumai, & Oasis of Hope Treatment Center. She is beloved in the fashion and art world for her Magnolia Mars character gracing the pages of top fashion magazines and social media.
Francesco has worked as the director of photography (DP) for the number one science television program in Italy, Superquark, for the last seven years and the crime investigation documentary series Camorriste for two seasons. He has also worked on the National Geographic films Concordia, Lo C’ero and Caravaggio: Il Corpo Ritrovato. Additional credits include directing YouTubers on Comedy Central Italy and the production of music videos for Italian music groups. He is currently producing and working as the DP on a web series called Il Paese Del Bello.
Alessio Costantino is the production sound mixer responsible for engineering the live sound recordings and all audio in post-production for this docuseries.
He is a celebrated sound engineer and filmmaker who has worked on documentaries with Mel Gibson and Nicole Kidman. Born in Rome, his list of credits in Italian cinema, television and sports programs make him a top talent who is highly sought after in the industry.
He has worked on international productions in England, France, Germany, India, Israel, Algeria, Morocco, Nepal, Senegal, Thailand, and Sierra Leone
Alessandra is the line manager for the shoots in Italy and Sardinia. Her experience in the industry has been extensive and quite successful. Alessandra has been working as a freelance producer and production manager for since 2004 in the major television productions of Italy, including prime time programs broadcast Raiuno, Mediaset and Sky. Since 2016, she has worked as the head of production of DocLab. This independent production company has produced documentaries for both theatrical release, such as the Golden Lion which was awarded Holy Gra by Gianfranco Rosi, and for television, such as the acclaimed National Geographic documentary Costa Concordia and the series Mafia Queens. Her duties including budget management, crew scheduling and pitches/proposals for placement of documentaries in international markets.
Lingyi Chen was our fixer in China. She has extensive connections throughout China and is a celebrated fixer, line producer, researcher and consultant. She has worked on series including Ugly Delicious, Bizzare Foods with Andrew Zimmern, Premier League World, Art of China (BBC) and countless other top tier productions.
Meghna Gupta is the consulting producer for the shoots in India. She is in charge of recruiting the line producer and support crew, and reviewing all aspects of the work in India. Meghna works as a producer and director across broadcast and digital content for third sector and educational clients. Her work is characterized by a cinematic, intimate and fresh approach to unreported stories in both Europe and South Asia. Her work has won over 35 awards, including an Al Jazeera Jury Award and Creative England: Best of British, Edmonton Film Festival Best Short Film Award and Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Grand Prize.
Within broadcast, she has worked with Al Jazeera, BBC Learning, Channel 4 and ORF. She also produces digital content for a variety of third sector and educational clients including Teach First, the Durham Institute of Energy, UCL Institute of Education, the Royal Academy of Engineers, the Princes Trust and others.
Sophia Luvarà is the line manager for our episodes shot in Israel, Jordan and China. Sophia received her MSc with merit in Medical Biotechnology from the University of Turin, where she also studied for a PhD in Cancer Research. In 2007, she discontinued her studies and moved to London to follow her passion for documentary filmmaking.
Amit Vachharajani is the line producer and fixer for India. He has over 15 years of experience fixing shoots in India. He heads Backpack Films, the most sought-after fixing and production services company specialized in working with international crews filming in India. Backpack Films has fixed large-scale reality shows, Observational Documentaries, current-affairs programs, food shows, travel shows, magic shows and lifestyle shows.
Backpack Films has worked with broadcasters like CNBC, Discovery Network, BBC, BBC Channel 4, National Geographic; presenters including Morgan Freeman, Stephen Fry, Joanna Lumley, Dynamo and Paul O’Grady; and corporations such as Ikea, Google, John Deere, Porsche and Rolex.
Michiko Zentoh was our field producer in Japan. She is very experienced and has a deep understanding of Japanese food and culture. Her film and television credits, for foreign productions filmed on location in Japan, include Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Booze Traveler, A Cook's Tour, The Amazing Race, and The Cove.