angel of Nanjing


Jordan Horowitz

Jordan Horowitz has directed and produced award winning short films, TV commercials and music videos.  He spent several years directing and producing content for MTV and VH1, and directed the TV pilot “City Lights” for Two Ton Films.  His work has been referenced in the book “Making It Big in Shorts: The Ultimate Filmmaker’s Guide to Short Films”, by Kim Adelman.  He is currently in post production on “Painless,” his narrative feature directorial debut.  More info can be found on his website -

Frank Ferendo

Frank Ferendo got his start as an editor on shows for VH1 and TV Guide, and quickly moved on to producing and directing. He has gone on to direct many short films, television pilots, commercials and music videos. Together, with long time collaborator Jordan Horowitz, they have produced many meaningful campaigns and content for Shriners Children’s Hospital, Wounded Warriors, Gloria Gemma breast cancer foundation, Boys and Girls club of america among many others.

David Ding

David Ding was still a film student when Jordan and Frank asked him to help out on the film as a translator and PA. Over the course of 4 years he started shooting and eventually helping out with almost everything else. Now he has gone on to shoot his own short documentaries and footage for the city Nanjing.

Alison Shurman

Alison Shurman  has been a freelance editor in New York for the past eight years and has worked alongside award-winning filmmakers and editors such as Judd Ehrlich, Mark Becker, David Zeiff and Eric Drath. Two of her films have been nominated for EMMY awards. She recently completed editing the feature documentaries “No Más” and

“I Learn America".

David Majzlin

David Majzlin is an Emmy®-nominated composer whose film credits include The Loving Story, Herb and Dorothy, and Sins Of My Father. He also wrote additional music for Sunshine Cleaning, and source music for The Ghost Writer, All Good Things, and The Joneses. His music has appeared in numerous television projects and promos including Ugly Betty, CSI, The Cleaner,The Ghost Whisperer, Greys Anatomy, The Tony Awards, CNN, Desperate Housewives, and 60 Minutes.

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