Anthony Aalto is a British-born American documentary film director and producer, writer and journalist. He has been a war correspondent for The Guardian, The BBC, The Economist and Expresso and has reported from more than two dozen countries around the world under the byline of Tony Jenkins. He has twice been elected President of the United Nations Correspondents Association and for several years he hosted a weekly foreign affairs TV talk show produced by UN TV, broadcast throughout the world including on CNBC in the United States. He is married with one son and lives in Honolulu. In his spare time he is an avid swimmer and Chair of the Sierra Club of O’ahu.
Mike Hinchey is an American documentary film director, producer, cinematographer and editor. He was born in New Zealand and started his career working for the Australian Broadcasting Company in the days of 2-inch tape. He has experience in a broad swath of the TV and filmmaking business, including set construction, lighting, sound engineering and even a stint filming weddings. In 2013 he founded Green Island Films with his partner Anthony Aalto. He is an avid surfer and lifelong vegetarian. He is married to Karen Victor.
Gopinatha Hope Duran
Hope joined Green Island Films in 2014. In a small company in which every member of the team is expected to play multiple roles, she quickly found herself working as 2nd Camera operator, sound assistant, assistant editor, etc. Prior to starting her career in film-making, she worked as an assistant in the Honolulu office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.
Prahlad is an Australian-born production sound mixer and audio-post sound engineer. He specializes in location sound work and post production sound mixing and sound effects for film and documentaries. He also has extensive experience as a location sound recordist for TV commercials. Prahlad received a CCNA degree with Cisco networks and worked as a network engineer for 3 years before moving to Hawaii in 2002. When not at work he loves playing off a scratch golf handicap and is a member of Mid Pacific Country Club in Lanikai. He is open to a challenge in sound recording or golf anytime.
Dave Nelson's career spans over twenty years in the film, sound and recording industry. His work involves an interesting mixture of documentaries, features, and shorts, as well as albums (some of which have been nominated for Academy, Emmy and Grammy Awards). It is his intuitive and improvisational style that constantly keeps him in demand as one of the most sought-after sound designers in the industry. He's worked with some of the greatest film talents of our generation, including Werner Herzog and Haskell Wexler. In 1996, Dave founded Outpost Film Center with Josh Rosen. The company later evolved into Outpost Studios. It is a privilege for us to be able to work with a man of Dave's talent.
Sam Dlugach, C.S.I. has been coloring moving images for over 27 years. He began his career in Nashville before moving to Los Angeles, where he's worked as final colorist in every imaginable genre, including feature film, episodic television, commercials, and music videos. He counts all major Hollywood studios among his clients, and his work is seen by millions of viewers every day. A member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Colorists Society International, and the International Documentary Association, Sam is a past recipient of the Roy W. Dean Film Grant. In addition to domestic and international studio work, he enjoys working with independent filmmakers and has a particular passion for non-fiction projects that illuminate the human condition.