Lisa Hepner

Director / Producer
Vox Pop Films

Lisa and her partner, Guy Mossman, run Vox Pop Films, an award-winning production company that specializes in short films and unscripted commercials. For more than 20 years, this Canadian-born journalist has produced films and programs for Sony Pictures Classics, HBO, A&E, PBS, Lifetime, Discovery, MTV, TLC and the CBC. She has worked for acclaimed directors Jonathan Demme, Michael Apted, Julie Taymor, Lisa F. Jackson, and Bobbie Birleffi, among others. While working in New York City, Lisa was the Executive Producer of Jonathan Demme's documentary, Right to Return, that chronicled some of the neighborhoods worst hit by the floods post Hurricane Katrina. She worked at the PBS station, 13-WNET, on a variety of programs, including the Emmy Award winning series, AIR: America's Investigative Reports. In 2003, she directed Peace by Peace: Women on the Frontlines that premiered at the UN and aired on PBS. Shot in Afghanistan, Argentina, Burundi, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the US, this documentary profiles the unheralded work of women peacebuilders.