The Dawn of a New Day is produced by Ryley Grunenwald of Marie-Vérité Films and is under the mentorship of Harriet Gavshon of Curious Pictures.

Ryley Grunenwald
Producer / Director / Cinematographer
Ryley Grunenwald has travelled through most of Africa as a film maker. After earning an honours degree in Motion Picture (4 years) she went on to win a 2009 Golden Horn Award (South African Film and Television Awards) and a 2004 EDIT award for cinematography. Today she shoots and directs primarily for South African television and feature documentaries. The Dawn of a New Day is her first feature length documentary as director and producer.

Nick Costaras
Nick Costaras is a South African Film and Television Award nominated editor and winner of three Telly Awards. He is also the CEO of the production company Switchvert that is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and Washington. His work spans from 5 continents focusing on commercials, documentaries and television programming.