MAGDALENA ALBIZU, Writer, Director and Producer
Magdalena began working in production in 2005 on various sets of independent films , such as So In Love, Love Me Through It, The Great Divide, and Willets Point. Her TV projects include: 2006 MTV Music Awards, I am Legend, Memphis on the Big Screen, 50 Cent’s Power and Money and PBS. As a SpikeTV freelancer, she has worked on: All Access Weekly, Madden 2011 Battlefield, Spare Time, Playbook and Weekend Pre-Game. Magdalena is the former President of the New York Chapter of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP).
Born and raised in Long Island, NY to Dominican parents, Magdalena received her BA in Sociology from the University of Florida and her MA in Social Work from Adelphi University.
DONAVAN LAMBERT, Director of Photography
Since 1992, Donavan has worked on projects ranging from music videos, commercials, MTV and BET promos, feature films, such as Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut and Spike Lee’s Summer of Sam as well as documentaries for TV ONE and the ASPIRE Network.
He is currently working on Beverly Bond’s Black Girls Rock, the Kennedy Center Educational Series and Magdalena Albizu’s NEGRITA.