Team Members


Carol Thomson

Carol Thomson

Director/Producer

Carol is an independent multimedia documentary producer and a web developer based in downtown Durham. She is the recipient of the Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artists Award for her interactive documentary, Bridging Rails to Trails: Stories of the American Tobacco Trail. She received a Gracie Award for American Women in Radio and Television for the short video, HAND – Health Arts Network at Duke. Carol also teaches at The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

Jim Haverkamp

Jim Haverkamp

Editor

Jim is an award-winning filmmaker and editor based in Durham. He has worked as an editor on several feature documentaries, including RarefiedMonster RoadDoubletime, and Dancing with the Goddess. His filmmaking credits include the short films When Walt Whitman Was a Little Girl, It Had Wings, and Hot Dog Man: A Case Study. Jim teaches courses in editing and moving image practice for Duke University’s Program in the Arts of the Moving Image and short form video production at The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke.

Randy Benson

Randy Benson

Camera

Randy is a graduate of Wake Forest University and of the North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking. His film Man and Dog has appeared in 18 film festivals in seven countries and has garnered numerous awards, most notably a Gold Medal in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards. He also received an Eastman Kodak Excellence in Filmmaking Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Randy teaches at The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.