The Team

Hannah Engelson

Hannah Engelson - Director, Producer, Cinematographer
Hannah is a documentary storyteller and media artist. With a background in photojournalism and independent video production, she has captured images and sound for a variety of publications including The York Dispatch, The State News, Michigan State University and the Cape Cod Commission. Her work as a producer, cinematographer and editor for the Engagement Lab was used in civic engagement games around the country and world. She taught as an adjunct professor at Emerson College and as Artist and Resident at Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative.
Her portfolio can be viewed at
Meredith Lobsinger - Editor
Meredith is an independent documentary filmmaker and freelance editor in Boston. Her work is mainly focused around portraits of people and their connections to the natural environment. She recently co-edited Wander, Wonder, Wilderness, a feature documentary exploring the relevancy of Boston's green spaces, with Director Paul Turano. This film premiered in Fall 2014 at the ICA in Boston.

Heather Cassano

Heather Cassano - Co-Editor, Colorist
Heather is a visual storyteller with a passion for documentary film and installation art. She began her career as a photojournalist, but quickly moved towards capturing stories trough the moving image. Heather has worked on numerous documentary projects, most notably the feature documentary "CAPTIVATED: The Trials of Pamela Smart," which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2014. She also helped produce and edit the documentary installation "Five Rivers: a portrait of partition," which premiered in New Delhi in the fall of 2014. Heather is currently in production for her first personal documentary about her autistic brother's transition out of residential school and into his first assisted living environment.
Emily Engelson - Designer
Emily is a designer from Detroit, Michigan. Since finishing her undergraduate degree with a Bachelors in Advertising, Emily moved across the world to Tel Aviv where she worked as a graphic designer for several small startups. Emily spends most of her time traveling or visiting friends and family, wherever they may be.
Her portfolio can be viewed at