Daniel Karslake is an award-winning American director and producer whose highly acclaimed work deals with pressing issues of national and international social justice.
Prior to FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO, he completed EVERY THREE SECONDS, a film examining practical solutions for global poverty and hunger; Karslake began this project as a visiting scholar at Stanford University. Before that, Karslake directed and produced his feature documentary about the intersection of religion and homosexuality, FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO. It premiered in the American Documentary Competition at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and was shortlisted for a 2008 Academy Award.
Karslake lives in Berlin with his husband Russ and their two cats, Rocky and Fred.
Sheri Heitker Dixon is the co-executive producer of EVERY THREE SECONDS, a feature doc about ending poverty. She is also the founder and executive director of Keep Her Safe, a non-profit mobilizing parents to stop campus sexual assault. She lives in Orlando with her husband, Mark, and their daughter, Cecelia.
Barbara Simon is a two-time Emmy Award-winning producer, one-time GLAAD award nominee, and full-time passionate advocate for (and occasional practitioner of) great storytelling. She is a producer for CBS News’ Emmy-nominated morning news program, CBS THIS MORNING, where she produces interviews with presidential candidates, governors, CEOs, brain surgeons, country music stars, terror analysts and vigilante moms of Baltimore. In 2014 she won a Wilbur Award from the Religious Communicators Council for CTM’s interview with Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Archbishop Edward Kurtz on “The Francis Effect,” noting the changes in the American Catholic Church in Pope Francis’ first year in the papacy. She lives in New York with her wife, Margaret, and their son, Nicholas.