About the team
Theo Anthony (Director, Writer) is a filmmaker based in Baltimore and Upstate New York. His first feature documentary, Rat Film, premiered international at the 2016 Locarno Film Festival and domestically at the 2017 True/False Film Festival. It has received wide critical acclaim, and was nominated for a 2017 Gotham award for Best Documentary Feature film as well as Cinema Eye Honors for Best Debut Feature. The film was theatrically released and was featured on PBS’ Independent Lens Series in early 2018. Theo is the recipient of the 2018 Sundance Art of Non-Fiction Fellowship and the 2019 Sundance and Simons Foundation Science Sandbox Fellowship. In 2015, he was named to Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. His latest film Subject to Review, for ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, premiered at the 57th New York Film Festival. All Light, Everywhere is Theo’s second feature length film.
MEMORY (Production Company) is an independent artist-driven motion picture studio specializing in producing and curating innovative, thought-provoking works that push the formal boundaries of their medium. Focused on discovering and mentoring new diverse voices, MEMORY creates and showcases these new compositions on and off-line. Sebastian Pardo and Riel Roch-Decter founded MEMORY at the start of 2014 and together have produced and distributed award-winning fiction and non- fiction films, as well as having curated and hosted film-related events. These projects have premiered in renowned international festivals such as Venice, Berlinale, Sundance, IFFRotterdam, Locarno, NYFF, TIFF, SXSW, True / False, and AFI Fest. The films have played at prestigious institutions such as MoMA PS1, Tate Modern, MOCA, Gavin Brown Enterprise, ICA Miami, Lincoln Center, and the Harvard Film Archive, while MEMORY has hosted events at New York’s Metrograph Theater, the Sundance Film Festival, Phi Centre, The Underground Museum and Montreal’s Museum of Art. MEMORY has collaborated with multi-hyphenate filmmakers and artists to bring their debut films to fruition, such as: Celia Rowlson-Hall’s Ma, Carson Mell’s Another Evil, Dean Fleischer-Camp’s Fraud, Theo Anthony’s Rat Film, Leilah Weinraub’s Shakedown, Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s Crestone and Zia Anger’s My First Film project. In 2016 MEMORY was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film, and most recently the founders were awarded the 2020 Cinereach Producing Award for their work.