Donna Zaccaro (Director & Producer)
Donna Zaccaro is Founder and President of Dazzling Media, a New York-based media production company. Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way is a Dazzling Media film. Donna served as the director and producer of this documentary about her mother. Previously, Donna was a long-time, award-winning producer for the “Today” show at NBC News. She has also worked in politics, public affairs marketing and communications, and started her career in investment banking. Donna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and an MBA in General Business Administration from Harvard Business School. She lives in New York City with her husband and two teenage children.
Janice DeRosa (Producer)
Janice DeRosa is a co-producer of Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way, which marks her foray into feature-length documentary filmmaking after a successful career in network television news. Janice began her career at NBC’s “Today” show where she spent nearly twenty years covering world events and breaking news as well as lifestyle and entertainment stories. From there, she moved on to become a Senior Producer for The CBS Early Show. She now develops film and television projects that she hopes will inform and entertain audiences. It was while at the “Today” show that she first worked with Donna Zaccaro, resulting in a lasting friendship and now, a newly formed producing partnership.
Andrew Morreale Ace (Producer & Editor)
Andrew Morreale is a three-time Emmy Award winning and Academy Award nominated producer/editor who has worked for over 25 years on an extensive list of films for HBO, PBS, ESPN and other independent works. In addition to his role as producer/editor on Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way, he edited the Emmy Award winning HBO Sports documentary Namath, and produced and directed Beyond Broken a documentary short about a Long Island artist suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. He continued his work as co-producer and editor on The TEAM Makes a Play, another indie feature documentary about a small independent New York theatre group and their three-year collaborative journey in creating their multi-award-winning production Mission Drift. Morreale was a co-creator of ESPN’s popular series The World Series of Poker. He has operated a small production company since 2003 producing a variety of short films. Other notable credits include: Wartorn (HBO), I Have Tourette’s (HBO), Nine Innings From Ground Zero (HBO), Uncle Frank (also as producer, HBO), The Trial of Saddam Hussein (also as co-writer, PBS), and An Essay on Matisse (1997 Academy Award Nominee).
DIRECTED BY DONNA ZACCARO
PRODUCED BY DONNA ZACCARO, JANICE DEROSA, ANDREW MORREALE
EDITED BY ANDREW MORREALE ACE
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SOUND: KEVIN TRAINOR
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NORTH AMERICAN SALES: THE VIDEO PROJECT