Production Team

Delaney Ruston

Director/Producer/Cinematographer/Writer/Additional Editing

Delaney Ruston is a Stanford trained physician and documentary filmmaker. Through her company, MyDoc Productions, Delaney has made other award-winning documentaries on mental health along with HIDDEN PICTURES, such as UNLISTED: A Story Of Schizophrenia, that follows her journey to reconnect with her father after hiding from him for 10 years.

Delaney has gone on to create the award-wining film SCREENAGERS: Growing Up In The Digital Age. The film has thus far brought together over 4.5 million kids and adults in community screenings in 80 countries. In 2019 she released Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills For Stress Resilience. 

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Jenni Heywood Art Director, Editor

Jenni Heywood

Art Director, Editor

Jenni Heywood has been working in the film industry for over a decade. A  graduate of the Master of Fine Arts Documentary Film and Video Program at Stanford University, Haywood’s work focuses primarily on creating provocative documentaries. Her recent film, as director and editor, Love Hacking has won several awards in numerous film festivals across the world and was a Finalist for the Student Academy Awards. Her short documentary Tightly Knit premiered at the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival and screened in over 100 venues across the country with Lunafest.

Heywood’s work is infused with strong visual concepts drawn upon from her background as a production designer and prop master on films such as Napoleon Dynamite and the Emmy-award winning PBS series BizKids.


Sarah Raoufpur Associate Producer, Assistant Editor

Sarah Raoufpur

Associate Producer, Assistant Editor

For three years Raoufpur has been a crucial member of the Hidden Pictures team working in all aspects of production. All the while she has overseen the distribution of MyDoc Productions’ earlier films Unlisted, and Crisis in Control.

Raoufpur recently worked as a production assistant the award winning show, Top Chef. A passionate photographer, Raoufpur has shown her work in art exhibits and has done photo journalism for political campaigns.

Sarah Raoufpur has been passionate about film and mental health since her teens and in fact entered college determined to excel in both fields. Raoufpur indeed graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle, with a BA in Psychology and Cinema Studies.


Assistant Producer

Linea Johnson

Assistant Producer

Linea Johnson has a long history of working in creative multi-media production. Linea has done several journalist photographic projects and recently published her acclaimed biography, Perfect Chaos. Linea is a nationally renowned mental health advocate, invited to give Key Note speeches’ at some of the nation’s top mental health organizations. Her blog on mental health has been running for 5 years and has a large following and her online and inprint articles have garnered much national attention. Passionate about mental health issues beyond the US, Linea recently completed an internship in the Mental Health Division of the World Health Organization.

 


Composer

Brad Chiet

Composer

Having earned a degree as an engineer, it was only through a magazine story about writing music for commercials that convinced longtime music fan Chiet that music could be a legitimate career. Relocating to California, he built himself into a scoring powerhouse, launching Fuel Music and Sound to provide music for a number of TV series, documentaries, feature films and commercials.

 

 


Mental Health Advocacy Campaign Coordinator Celina Kareiva

Mental Health Advocacy Campaign Coordinator

Celina Kareiva is a journalist and writer in the Seattle area with a particular interest in diversity and health reporting. She’s written for The Dallas Morning News, The Seattle Times, KING 5, Seattle Weekly and Crosscut, among many other publications. Celina graduated from the University of Washington, having studied journalism and international studies. She’s passionate about mental health advocacy and believes in the power of engaging storytelling to ignite dialogue for global change.