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Heroin(e) Team

Heroin(e) was produced in collaboration with Glassbreaker Films at The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR).

Elaine McMillion Sheldon | Director and Producer

Sheldon is director and producer based in West Virginia. She’s the director of “Hollow,” an interactive documentary that received a 2013 Peabody award, 2014 Emmy nomination and 3rd Prize in the World Press Photo Multimedia Awards. Sheldon was named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine and is a founding member of All Y’all Southern Documentary Collective. She has been commissioned by Frontline PBS, The Center for Investigative Reporting, New York Times Op-Docs, TEDWomen, Field of Vision, and Mashable.

Curren Sheldon | Director of Photography and Producer

Sheldon is a director and DP based in West Virginia. His work has been commissioned and featured by The New York Times, Mashable, The Center for Investigative Reporting, Outside Magazine, and Great Big Story among others. He is a member of All Y’all Southern Documentary Collective and currently in production on several film projects across Central Appalachia.

Kristen Nutile | Editor

Nutile is an award-winning documentary editor and filmmaker based in New York City. She’s the editor of “The Bullish Farmer,” “Deep Run,” and “Unfinished Spaces,” among other feature and short documentaries. Nutile’s work has shown all over the world including the Sundance Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival, and she is a recipient of the Albert Maysles Award for Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking.

Daniel Hart | Composer

Hart is a composer and performer based in Los Angeles. He has scored a dozen feature films over the past few years, including Disney’s 2016 reimagining of “Pete’s Dragon”, and 2017’s breakout “A Ghost Story,” and “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints.” Daniel composed the music for this year’s podcast “S-Town”, as well as the first season of Fox’s “The Exorcist.” He is currently working on the documentary “Eating Animals”, based on Jonathan Safron Foer’s bestselling book of the same name.

Rebecca Kiger | Still Photography