Crew

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Lori Tobin

Executive Producer

Lori is a resident of Hull, MA. An anti-vaping activist and a proponent of children’s health, she's also the founder of SporTobin, a Hull-based apparel company with custom-made workout clothes. Lori has spoken actively on the South Shore and beyond promoting healthy eating habits and exercise, especially in young children. She also supports a number of local organizations including but not limited to Wellspring, Hull Youth Lacrosse, and Hingham Youth Soccer. Lori is also the founder of Keep Going Kidz, an exercise and health education program.

In addition to her entrepreneurial endeavors, Lori has produced successful shows with Harbor Media, some of which are:

  • Getting a Green Thumb (Hingham Middle School Youth Growing Vegetables)
  • Lori Tobin and Kidz (Cooking Healthy Meals)
  • Bow to Stern with Adam and Lori (Family Boating and Safety)

Joe Collymore

Producer

Joseph Collymore-Small is a veteran publishing executive with over 40 years in the education publishing industry having served in senior executive positions with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Pearson Education.

A few years ago, Joe began his “encore career” performing under the name of Joseph Collymore as a SAG-actor, voice artist, storyteller, and a TV producer for a community access provider on the South Shore. He's currently co-producing several feature programs including Harborview, Close Ups, and 10,000 Steps To Healthy Living: Joe’s Journey. All of these programs are featured on Harbor Media.

Joe is a long-time resident living on the South Shore. He earned his Bachelor’s in Communications from Providence College.

Mike Kesslak

Director

Mike is a filmmaker based out of Massachusetts with experience in video production and photography. He’s directed various short films and prides himself on community based interactions and experiences.

He is the co-founder of 41st Casanova Productions, a multi-media production company based out of Northern, MA that focuses on growing businesses and helping others through the means of video, photography, audio and graphic design.

After earning his Bachelor’s in Digital Film and Video Production, he made it his mission and purpose to help others get closer to their purpose through using his art and drive to create a community around the importance of creativity and visual storytelling.

Farzad Wafapoor

Consultant

Farzad is a published author with more than 15 years of experience in video production, business management, and teaching cinema. He's produced and directed numerous documentary films, one of which won an Emmy. His other documentaries have been screened at the UN, U.S Congress, U2 Concert, and TV channels in Europe and South America. In addition to video production, Farzad has produced more than a thousand interactive products for educational publishers and entrepreneurs since 2001. He is also the producer of "App Festival," an event for tech entrepreneurs in San Francisco, New York, and Boston.

Farzad earned his Master’s in Media from Webster University and his MBA from Babson College.

Shondra Burke

Editor

Shondra is an Oscar-winning editor with many years of experience in film production and editing. One of her works include Errol Morris's award-winning documentary Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control and all episodes of his First Person TV series. Burke has also edited NYT OpDoc Growing Up Ethan, Losing Our Religion, Divided We Fall, Circle Up, My Louisiana Love, Indelible Lalita, The Flute Player, I Can’t Breathe, Adrift...initial editing on Have You Seen Andy and Tre Maison Dasan...among many other documentaries.

Shondra also works as a commercial editor for clients including Ford, Sony, City Year, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston Globe, Marshall Fields, and Stride Rite. She has taught at MassArt and Harvard's Master Class and graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, summa cum laude, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa.