Our Team

Leadership

Julie Hébert

Founder / Artistic Producing Director

Julie Hébert is a writer/director of theater, film and television. She has written and directed plays for some of America’s most daring…

Julie Hébert is a writer/director of theater, film and television. She has written and directed plays for some of America’s most daring theaters, winning multiple awards including the PEN Award for Drama twice, as well as national fellowships and residencies. She wrote the films Ruby’s Bucket of Blood (Angela Bassett) and Female Perversions (Tilda Swinton) which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. Additionally, she has written and directed for some of the most respected shows on television including The Man in the High Castle, American Crime, The Good Wife, and The West Wing. She was honored with a George Foster Peabody Award for co-directing the 9/11 documentary, In Their Own Words.

Sylvia Hathaway Chavez

Executive Director

Sylvia Hathaway Chavez considers herself equal parts theatre geek, culturephile and women’s advocate. Prior to joining the team at Look What…

Sylvia Hathaway Chavez considers herself equal parts theatre geek, culturephile and women’s advocate. Prior to joining the team at Look What SHE Did! in 2018, Sylvia managed K-12 arts education programs with P.S. ARTS in Los Angeles. Prior to that, she spent several years teaching and managing education programs with San Francisco Bay Area theatre companies such as Berkeley Repertory Theatre, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and New Conservatory Theatre Center. She has been an educator with Girls Leadership Institute since 2010, where she teaches social emotional learning workshops for young girls and their parents/caregivers. Sylvia holds a M.A. in Nonprofit Management from Antioch University Los Angeles and a CNP from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, as well as a B.A. in Theatre Arts. She is mother to one— soon to be two— little girls. sylvia@lookwhatshedid.com

Courtney Graham

Co-Founder / Producing Director

Courtney Graham has been working as a producer and strategist in the commercial, broadcast and theatrical world for more than a decade. She…

Courtney Graham has been working as a producer and strategist in the commercial, broadcast and theatrical world for more than a decade. She began her career with the prestigious visual storytelling firm Imaginary Forces where she produced Emmy nominated television titles and a wide range of broadcast packages and commercials. She currently works with the NFL Network, focusing on long-term design and technical projects that involve collaborating with multiple departments. Her co-founding work as Look What SHE Did!’s producing director has allowed her to experiment with production methodologies in pursuit of maintaining a professional level of quality without traditional resources or budgets.

Farell Levy

Co-Founder / Lead Editor / Director

Farrel Levy was trained as an artist at Cooper Union. She has made a career as a film and television editor with credits including: Dirty…

Farrel Levy was trained as an artist at Cooper Union. She has made a career as a film and television editor with credits including: Dirty Dancing, NYPD Blue, Primal Fear, Damages and Nashville. She has also been a television director and taught editing at The American Film Institute for over 20 years. She is a member of the Motion Picture Editor’s Guild, the Director’s Guild and the American Cinema Editors, an honorary society of film editors. She is the mother of two daughters who never cease to make her proud.

Staff

Briana Chmielewski

Assistant Editor

Briana Chmielewski is a recent graduate of the American Film Institute, earning an MFA in Editing. Before attending AFI she graduated from…

Briana Chmielewski is a recent graduate of the American Film Institute, earning an MFA in Editing. Before attending AFI she graduated from Pepperdine University, earning a BA in Film Studies. During her undergraduate years, she studied abroad in London and Sydney where she worked as the editor on the short film, NIGHT LIGHTS. The film went on to screen at Sundance Film Festival as part of the Windrider Forum. She is currently working as an vassistant editor at Bunim-Murray Productions for an Emmy award winning television show.

Jamie Coker-Robertson

Communications Manager

Jamie Coker-Robertson is an established Public Relations and Social Media consultant with over 18 years experience in Social Impact…

Jamie Coker-Robertson is an established Public Relations and Social Media consultant with over 18 years experience in Social Impact Media/Public Relations and Marketing. In her varied career she has worked on accounts in several different industries including entertainment, literary, restaurant, product, music, non-profit, personal publicity and film festivals. She has worked on campaigns for Oscar winning films, best selling books, an award winning restaurant, the largest LGBTQ archive in the world, and ran the communications for an international film festival. She currently serves as a Point Foundation Mentor to an LGBTQ Point Scholar, and loves spending her free time going to movies and hiking with her wife and 11 year old daughter, as well building furniture and dabbling in interior design (i.e. pretending to be Joanna Gaines when no one is looking).

Jenee Gill

Bookkeeper

Jenee Gill is pleased to bring her nonprofit bookkeeping skills to LWSD! Jenee has an extensive background in arts administration that…

Jenee Gill is pleased to bring her nonprofit bookkeeping skills to LWSD! Jenee has an extensive background in arts administration that reaches all the way back to the late 20th century. Currently, she serves as the Finance Manager of AcroSports, a physical performance space in San Francisco. Over the decades, she has taken the administrative helm of the SF Children’s Art Center, San Francisco Mime Troupe, the Roxie Theatre, and TILT. A 3rd-generation native of LA, and an economic refugee of San Francisco, Jenee currently resides in Santa Cruz.

Sevdije Kastrati

Director of Photography / Cinematographer

Sevdije is the first female DP in her home country, Kosova. She continues to work there and in her current home in Los Angeles, CA. Her work…

Sevdije is the first female DP in her home country, Kosova. She continues to work there and in her current home in Los Angeles, CA. Her work includes documentaries, shorts, TV Series and narrative feature films. Her films, including Recruitment, The Return, and Unmanned have received recognition in her home country and abroad. They have screened at festivals including The Sundance Film Festival, AFI Fest, Sarajevo Film Festival, and ZagrebDox. She completed her master studies on cinematography at the American Film Institute in 2011.

Jill Klein

Co-Founder / Copywriter / Fact Checker

Jill C. Klein: actor; designer; mentor; director; writer; girl-who-was-bat mitzvahed; singer; dancer; aunt; coach; costumer; bad pianist;…

Jill C. Klein: actor; designer; mentor; director; writer; girl-who-was-bat mitzvahed; singer; dancer; aunt; coach; costumer; bad pianist; editor; been to Turkey; grew-up-in-Jersey; seems to be thick-skinned but actually a mushball; painter; cohort with Julie for Look What She Did; currently teaching playwriting classes and debate classes to high school kids; and an identical twin.

Frida Peña

Media and Communications Intern

Frida Pena is a recent Journalism and New Media graudate from Mount Saint Mary’s University. She is a first generation American who loves to…

Frida Pena is a recent Journalism and New Media graudate from Mount Saint Mary’s University. She is a first generation American who loves to travel and read. Always on the look out for a new place to eat, her curiosity never ceases to bring her new adventures. Her love for films, music, and cooking videos (hardly stepping in a kitchen herself) keep her spirits high.

Crew

Anisha Acharya

Editor

Ariana Topke

Editor

Daniel Raphael

Dialogue Editor

Diva Magpayo

Editor

Elisabeth Saltzman

Editor

Elisabet Ronaldsdóttir

Editor

Elisa Cohen

Editor

Emily Mendez

Editor

Erica Guimaraes

Editor

Eric Mason

Colorist

Gabriella Zamora

Editor

Jan Northrop

Editor

JoAnne Yarrow

Editor

Johanna Coelho

Cinematographer

Katy Skjerping

Editor

Lilit Aloyan

Editor

Meghan Pham

DIT

Nancy Kwon

Sound Recordist

Rachel Fowler

Editor

Rachelle Hoppel

Editor

Steph Zeene Perez

Editor

Veronika Vackova

Editor

William Dill

Colorist

Eric Mason

Colorist