Irene Kim Chin + Kurt Vincent, directors/Editors
Irene and Kurt are filmmakers based in Brooklyn. Their critically acclaimed documentary, The Lost Arcade (2016), explores the diverse community at the Chinatown Fair, NYC’s last video arcade. Premiering at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and DOC NYC, the film received critical acclaim from The New York Times (“wholly enjoyable”), and The New Yorker (“raw and intimate”), opening at NYC’s Metrograph and screening at MoMA PS1, MOCA, and the Wexner Center for the Arts.
Their most recent nonfiction project, Friends Of Wonder (2018), is about musicians Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett, told against the backdrop of a community-run cinema. It’s a story about creativity, collaboration, and historical preservation.
Laura Coxson, Producer
Laura Coxson is a NYC-based documentary producer. She most recently produced Chef Flynn (Sundance 2018) and The Proposal (Tribeca Film Festival 2018). Iris (2015), a film she produced, directed by Albert Maysles, was released by Magnolia Pictures and grossed almost $2 million theatrically. Coxson produced Paul McCartney's The Love We Make (2012) for Showtime; Muhammad and Larry (2009) for ESPN’s 30 for 30 series. In 2017, she was invited to the Impact Partners Producers Salon and in 2018 was invited to the Sundance Creative Producing Summit.
Christine NG, Cinematographer
Christine Ng is a NYC-based cinematographer working in commercials, music videos, documentaries and narratives. In 2017, Christine was cinematographer for Kurt and Irene’s documentary Friends Of Wonder. Most recently she was cinematographer for the feature documentary Flin Flon: A Hockey Town (2017). She also photographed the Emmy nominated Nora Ephron documentary Everything is Copy (2015) on HBO and 2nd Unit DOP for Netflix’s When They See Us.
DAVID KURLANDER, RESEARCHER
David Kurlander is an archival historian and editor focused on American architecture, corporations, and pop culture, 1960-1990. His ongoing multimedia historical project, Sutroid Towerists, explores architecture, art, and finance in “long 1970s” (1965-1985) San Francisco, with the 1973 emergence of Sutro Tower as a central point. David has crafted historical narratives with Museums (Harvard Art Museums, National 9/11 Memorial & Museum), publications (McSweeney’s, San Francisco Bay Guardian), memoirists (Sean Wilsey), and record labels (Interscope).