The Team

Susan Gray
Susan Gray

Susan Gray

Director

Susan Gray is an award-winning documentary film director, writer and producer who has produced documentary films for worldwide television broadcast, festivals and cinema, working from Europe, Africa and the United States. She is the Director of Broadcast Development at Northern Light Productions.

Linda Matchan
Linda Matchan

Linda Matchan

Producer

Linda Matchan is a Canadian-born documentary filmmaker and feature writer for the Boston Globe. She has a special interest in the Canadian Arctic, and has reported on social issues affecting the Inuit for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Andrew Kukura
Andrew Kukura

Andrew Kukura

Editor

Andrew Kukura is a documentary filmmaker and editor. He has worked on many high-profile projects from feature-length documentaries, to broadcast television, and immersive museum installations.

Jesse Beecher
Jesse Beecher

Jesse Beecher

Cinematographer

Jesse is a cinematographer and media designer at Northern Light Productions. His work appears on screens across the country, including (from east to west) at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City, the Mob Museum in Los Vegas, The Getty Museum in Los Angeles, and the War in the Pacific Museum in Guam. He has also filmed for features and series, appearing on Discovery, PBS, Comedy Central, and at the Sundance Film Festival.

Bestor Cram
Bestor Cram

Bestor Cram

Executive Producer

Bestor Cram has over 30 years of experience as a director, producer and cinematographer. He founded Northern Light Productions in 1982, and under his direction the company has produced and directed scores of films, including signature films and interpretive media for venues where visitors come to learn and enjoy in a museum-style setting.

Nicole Guillemet
Nicole Guillemet

Nicole Guillemet

Executive Producer

Guillemet has worked in key positions in the film industry for twenty-five years. For over fifteen years she served as Vice President of the Sundance Institute and Co-Director of the Sundance Film Festival. From 2002 – 2007, Guillemet was the Director of the Miami International Film Festival. In the last seven years Guillemet has worked as an executive consultant for various international festivals and has assisted many documentary filmmakers during their creative process and in the production of their films, as well as in their distribution strategies. She is an Executive Producer of the Dhamma Brothers (2008) by Jenny Philips, and Oscars-nominated The Square (2013) by Jehane Noujaim.

Taylor Dueweke
Taylor Dueweke

Taylor Dueweke

Associate Producer

Originally from Northern Michigan, Taylor Dueweke has spent the last three years in Boston working with Northern Light Productions. He has worked in various capacities on national and international projects. He also serves as the Media Director for Children Education Alliance, a non-profit focused on providing school supplies for primary schools in Guinea, Africa.

Susan Gray

Susan Gray

Director

Susan Gray is an award-winning documentary film director, writer and producer who has produced documentary films for worldwide television broadcast, festivals and cinema, working from Europe, Africa and the United States. She is the Director of Broadcast Development at Northern Light Productions.

Linda Matchan

Linda Matchan

Producer

Linda Matchan is a Canadian-born documentary filmmaker and feature writer for the Boston Globe. She has a special interest in the Canadian Arctic, and has reported on social issues affecting the Inuit for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Andrew Kukura

Andrew Kukura

Editor

Andrew Kukura is a documentary filmmaker and editor. He has worked on many high-profile projects from feature-length documentaries, to broadcast television, and immersive museum installations.

Jesse Beecher

Jesse Beecher

Cinematographer

Jesse is a cinematographer and media designer at Northern Light Productions. His work appears on screens across the country, including (from east to west) at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City, the Mob Museum in Los Vegas, The Getty Museum in Los Angeles, and the War in the Pacific Museum in Guam. He has also filmed for features and series, appearing on Discovery, PBS, Comedy Central, and at the Sundance Film Festival.

Bestor Cram

Bestor Cram

Executive Producer

Bestor Cram has over 30 years of experience as a director, producer and cinematographer. He founded Northern Light Productions in 1982, and under his direction the company has produced and directed scores of films, including signature films and interpretive media for venues where visitors come to learn and enjoy in a museum-style setting.

Nicole Guillemet

Nicole Guillemet

Executive Producer

Guillemet has worked in key positions in the film industry for twenty-five years. For over fifteen years she served as Vice President of the Sundance Institute and Co-Director of the Sundance Film Festival. From 2002 – 2007, Guillemet was the Director of the Miami International Film Festival. In the last seven years Guillemet has worked as an executive consultant for various international festivals and has assisted many documentary filmmakers during their creative process and in the production of their films, as well as in their distribution strategies. She is an Executive Producer of the Dhamma Brothers (2008) by Jenny Philips, and Oscars-nominated The Square (2013) by Jehane Noujaim.

Taylor Dueweke

Taylor Dueweke

Associate Producer

Originally from Northern Michigan, Taylor Dueweke has spent the last three years in Boston working with Northern Light Productions. He has worked in various capacities on national and international projects. He also serves as the Media Director for Children Education Alliance, a non-profit focused on providing school supplies for primary schools in Guinea, Africa.

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