Malindi is the founder of Hyperbaric Productions.
By the People,
the company’s first film and Malindi’s feature film directing debut,
is dedicated to the people who participate in keeping democracy
alive. Malindi has been a director, producer and actor in New
York City for over fourteen years. Directing/producing credits
include: “Savior” at the Manhattan Ensemble Theater, produced by
Beth O’Neal; “Escape From Happiness”; and the world premiere of “A
Floating Roof Above Your Head”. As an actress, her feature films
include: Sharon Pollack’s Everything Relative (Sundance Film
Festival); Jacklight (Cannes Critic’s Selection) and St.
Andrew’s Girls (TVA Films). Malindi graduated Summa Cum Laude
from New York University.
Swaybill, Consulting Executive Producer
Swaybill is an
Emmy award-winning producer whose work has been featured nationally
and internationally on broadcast and cable networks, in theaters and
at film festivals. Swaybill’s numerous award-winning productions
include A Normal Life, winner, Best Feature Documentary at
the Tribeca Film Festival; and for PBS Witness: Voices from the
Holocaust, Dialogues with Elie Wiesel; A Dangerous Man
(International Emmy for Drama); Bubbe Meises (two
Metropolitan Area Emmys); Channel Crossings (Peabody and DW
Griffith awards); Metrocosms (Metropolitan Area Emmy), among
many others. Swaybill was consulting executive producer on the
award-winning KZ, selected for documentary competition at
Sundance, 2006 and numerous other festivals worldwide.
is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of the Statement Arts, a not
for profit organization that believes in the power of art to inspire
social and cultural change. She has worked with Kids with Cameras,
an international arts program stemming from the 2004 Academy
Award-winning documentary Born into Brothels. In 2000, Liza
was presented with the Joseph P. Reilly Award from the Screen Actors
Guild in recognition for her efforts in resolving a national strike.
In 2003, the FDNY honored her for a 9/11 community outreach program
that she co-founded for them. Liza graduated from NYU’s Tisch School
of the Arts, winning the Lee Strasberg Award for acting in her final
year. She has spent 15 years working as an actress and model in New
York City. This is her first documentary film.
Jennifer is an
actor, writer and producer in New York City and Los Angeles. She has
produced industrial films for Sports Illustrated for Kids and Travel
and Leisure through her production company Butch Films. As an
actor, Jennifer recently appeared in the Best of Slamdance 2004
The Dry Spell and was nominated for an LA Weekly best comedic
ensemble award for her role in the LA premiere of “Swimming in the
Shallows”. She wrote and is currently performing “Memoirs of a
Flaker”, a comedic one-woman show.