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TERRY STRAUSS

DIRECTOR / WRITER / PRODUCER

Producer-director-writer Terry Strauss began her career in NYC, developing innovative criminal justice programs. She’s the co-creator, producer & director of the series Ultimate Restorations, airing on Public Television and streaming on Amazon. Previous work includes productions for Disney, PBS, Lifetime, and award-winning social issue shorts. She’s one of many generations now, who would not be alive had their young sailor fathers-to-be, not been rescued by the people of Lawn & St. Lawrence, Newfoundland.  30 years in the making, she’s finally completed …AS IF THEY WERE ANGELS, an extraordinary story of that disaster, those rescuers, those survivors and those who did not survive.   

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LOU WIRTH

EDITOR

Lou has been producing, directing and editing television and corporate media stories for over 3 decades. His work has been seen on Discovery, Lifetime, VH-1, ABC, NBC, PBS, HGTV, and the History Channel just to name a few. Lou has won nine Emmy Awards and three Telly Awards.  Recent documentaries include "Running for Jim" which won numerous awards at film festivals around the world and "Silver Tsunami" which is currently playing in festivals in California.

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BARRY SCHIENBERG

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

As both cameraman and editor, Barry has produced corporate, educational and broadcast television programs for over 25 years. His broadcast work has aired on The Discovery Channel, PBS, A&E, CNN, Fox and MTV. In addition to co- producing & directing cinematography for Habitat Media-- Harvest of Sorrow, Ancient Sea Turtles: Stranded in a Modern World, and Pity the Pilot Whale -- Barry also shoots for Commonweal and the Goldman Awards.

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PETER COYOTE

NARRATOR & SCRIPT WIZARD

As actor, literary writer, screenwriter and celebrated narrator of numerous high impact and award winning documentaries, including The Ken Burns series The Roosevelts, and Viet Nam, Peter brings his substantial talents as both narrator and script wizard, to …AS IF THEY WERE ANGELS