Co-founder and president of Accent Media, Cecilia Domeyko holds a B.A. In journalism from the Catholic University of Chile, and an M.A. In Film and Video Production from the American University in Washington, D.C.
A versatile writer and director in both English and Spanish, Ms. Domeyko has won dozens of awards in the past ten years, including multiple Tellys, Gabriels, and Cine Golden Eagles. Her feature-length independent documentary "Cuba Mia" about an all-woman orchestra in Havana aired on WNET and WGBH and is now airing on other PBS stations across the country. Her one-hour independent program "Code Name: Butterflies" about the famous Mirabal sisters who died fighting the Dominican Republic 's dictator Trujillo , is in post-production.
Ms. Domeyko's sponsored documentaries for government agencies and non-profit organizations include sensitive treatments of difficult issues like gangs and drugs, discrimination, racism, domestic violence, AIDS, as well as developmental disabilities and child nutrition for organizations like the Head Start program. Her international work in Africa, Asia and Latin America treat development issues such as educational reform in Chile and Uganda, forced resettlement of peoples living near dam projects, and assistance for the coffee industries of Peru and Vietnam.
Cecilia's public service announcements (PSAs) more than thirty shot on film and HD in the past ten years for the Catholic Church, Medicare / Medicaid, and other major clients -- are notable for their strong scripts, visual beauty, and dramatic power.
Ms. Domeyko began her career in television journalism working as a national producer and on-camera reporter on the evening news for Univision, the major Spanish language network. She was producer/on-camera reporter and Spanish language host of the U.S. Information Agency's "America Today/Worldnet", and six-year host of WJLA-TV's "Revista", a weekly, bilingual public affairs show broadcast in Washington , D.C. For eight years she was the Washington Bureau Chief for Channel 13 of Chile, and she has also been a Washington correspondent for prestigious Latin American publications, including the “ La Segunda ” daily newspaper; and "Hoy", “Istmo” and “Cosas” magazines. She was also a correspondent for the national (English language) Hispanic magazine "Nuestro." She has continued continued her news work by producing video news releases for clients like AARP, Medicare, and NIH.
|DR. JACK JORGENS,
VICE PRESIDENT AND PRODUCER
Dr. Jorgens, who holds a Ph.D. from New York University, is Vice President
of Accent Media. He has more than twenty years of experience in film and
video production, directing, and education. He was the co-founder of the
M.A. Program in Film and Video and the Media Center at The American
University in Washington, DC, where taught film and drama.
Over the past three years he oversaw Accent's contract with the Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services, for which he executive produced video news releases,
wrote, directed, and edited documentary/training videos on Nursing Homes,
Public Service Announcements on Preventive Health, Medicaid, Smoking
Cessation, with accompanying information packages. He wrote and co-directed
Accent's recent High Definition PSAs for the Administration on Aging. He
has also produced several programs on technical subjects, including a
training program called "USAID: A Learning Organization" about the Agency's
implementation of new computer systems and management practices to make the
organization more efficient and innovative.
An accomplished Avid editor, he has edited not only his own productions, but Accent's series of national
PSAs for the Catholic Church, and an eleven hour educational series "Diving
Into History" on underwater archaeology. An experienced scriptwriter, he
wrote the scripts for "Wired For Safety" for the Consumer Product Safety
Commission, "Lessons Without Borders" for USAID about innovative ideas used
in the developing world and subsequently used in U.S. inner cities, and
"Learning Nations" for the World Bank on the impact of new technologies in
developing countries. His corporate credits include videos on educational
and multimedia technology for the Raytheon Corporation, and Sony.
Richard has been with Accent six years. He maintains calendars and coordinates casting, studio and location
shoots, focus groups, and edit sessions. He maintains media equipment, does basic design for DVDs, handles distribution and duplication, and works in a variety of roles on sets and locations, including audio, gaffer, grip,
photographer, assistant cameraman, props coordinator, and teleprompter operator. His chief vice is fishing, and his chief fear is that his iphone will fall overboard.
After leaving the Navy as an O.R. Tech, Rob became a physician assistant,
father of three children, educator, newspaper editor, public relations
director, director of communications, actor, and on international
documentaries a sound recordist, film editor, director and cinematographer.
He is currently Executive Producer at the National Museum of the American
Indian of the Smithsonian Institution.
He holds an M.A. degree in Film
and Video Production from The American University.
Rob McIlvaine the artist.
Dan Cohen, a twenty-three year veteran
of live and postproduction television, has won TV's prestigious Emmy five
times: twice for outstanding achievement in medical producing and three
times for newscast and live broadcast production. Besides numerous other
awards for medical producing, Dan's production work in health and science
has also won him awards from The Associated Press, The American Heart
Association, The March of Dimes and most recently, the Washington, D.C.
chapter of The Prevention of Blindness Society.
During his long career as a
television producer, Dan's assignments have taken him from remote cities in
South America to the launch pad of America's Space Shuttle to the
presidential campaign trail. His skill for comprehensive coverage under
deadline have also won him a wide range of field producer assignments,
including war zones with US troops in Bosnia and the Middle East, touring
with the Pope, national political conventions, President Reagan's
inauguration and Florida's hurricane devastation.
Dan Cohen has worked both
in the field and in the control rooms of network-affiliated stations in
Orlando, Miami and Washington DC, where he was employed by NBC's station as
a line producer, special projects producer and health and science producer.
Besides his five Emmy awards, Dan has earned many other Emmy nominations and
prestigious awards, including The Ohio State University Journalism award for
his achievements in investigative reporting. Dan has lectured for the School
of Communications at Ithaca College in Broadcast Journalism and Production.
He holds the Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Ithaca
Obeid Malikyar has more than a decade's experience as professional broadcast
videographer. He has recently shot for the National Geographic Explorer's
documentary "The Holy War", Court TV, and World bank documentaries in
Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. He has also lensed dozens of
hours of video in many western states and Canada for the new Smithsonian
National Museum of the American Indian, and several episodes of Germany's
prestigious magazine show Spiegel TV.
He has filmed from police
helicopters, Coast Guard cutters, and the open back of their C-130 rescue
planes. He shot interviews for Accent's Media's independent documentary "Code name: Butterflies" as well as many video news releases. Other clients
have included VISNEWS, NBC, Internet, EVENT USA, and Johnson & Johnson.
He is proficient in the use of dollies, jimmy jib cranes, and has some
experience with Glidecam.
Ralf Oberti holds a B.A. in Telecommunication and Film from the University of Oregon. He has been an advanced student and teaching assistant at the Maine Photographic Workshops. He recently completed the Steadicam Workshops there, after being awarded the Tim Scheffer Scholarship to attend this official workshop from Tiffen.
Mr. Oberti has shot for Accent Media in Africa, Latin America and many parts of the U.S. His vast experience has taken him with other productions to Asia, Europe, Easter Island and Antartica in two occasions. Previously he was for many years director of photography and co-editor for a series of the award-winning Chilean documentaries "Al Sur del Mundo." He was also a member of the first South American TV crew to climb the highest point of the Americas, and later member of the first Chilean team to climb "K-2" in the Himalayas.
Mr. Oberti just finished shooting and editing Accent's feature length documentary "Cuba Mia", shot entirely in Havana, and was DP on the one-hour broadcast documentary "The Accidental Diva", which follows the famous soprano Veronica Villaroel's performances in the U.S. and Japan.
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