Dina has worked as a staff photographer & videographer for the Boston Globe for seven years, covering some of the world’s most exciting stories. During her tenure, the Globe has sent her around the world several times over to cover stories ranging from the tsunami in Southeast Asia to women\'s health in Haiti. Other major projects include a focused study on how climate change has effected regions along the 45th parallel, a long‐term story on post-traumatic stress disorder in two veterans of the Iraq war, and an intimate look at the most difficult decisions three people ever had to face.
In addition to her photojournalism work, Dina helped to lead the photography department into the movement of online video. Her initiative proved itself invaluable when The Boston Globe won its first Emmy Awards in 2009 for Advanced Media Sports and Advanced Entertainment for a piece Dina produced on The Boston Celtics. Other major awards include: 1st place Spot News BPPA 2009 1st place Spot News BPPA 2006 1st place General News BPPA 2006 1st place (and 3rd place) Feature Picture Story BPPA 2006 1st place (team) Lives Lost series; BPPA, 2004 1st place 2006 (team coverage) Hurricane Katrina 3rd place 2005 news picture story BPPA Gallery winner; Women in Photojournalism 2007, 2008 Award of Excellence, Photography, 2006; Society of News Design Pulitzer nomination, 2007, for reporting series on climate change in 45th parallel.
Dina has also done extensive documentary work in other countries, including Pakistan, Bolivia, and Haiti, and is currently in the final stages of post‐production for a documentary for Baron Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga Institute in Diani Beach, Kenya. She is also a media consultant and video trainer for the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT, the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, and Iron Mountain, and has been a guest lecturer at Tufts University, Williams College, Ohio University, Boston University School of Digital Imaging, and South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Dylan is an established filmmaker who uses his cinematic eye and expertise to craft award‐winning films & corporate narratives. His entry into the industry began shortly after graduating from the North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking, when he moved to Los Angeles to begin working for mega producer Jerry Bruckheimer on films such as Gone in 60 Seconds and Pearl Harbor. While in Los Angeles, he began writing a screenplay that resparked his love of filmmaking and lifelong dream of directing. With this re‐ignited spark, Dylan moved back to his hometown of Asheville, NC to bring his vision from script to screen and to mold his vision into a reality. Miles Ahead, his 35mm anamorphic feature‐length directorial debut, garnered critical acclaim from many national festivals and critics and taught Dylan invaluable skills in project management, production budgeting, and deadline fulfillment. Since then, Dylan has filmed and produced numerous successful corporate videos and been exposed to all types of production, budgets, and industries, giving his creative talent a rare sense of versatility and flexibility.
Much of his work in film and corporate narrative has gained critical acclaim. Some of his awards include: Worldfest Houston Best Short Film A Boy’s Life Flagstaff International Film Festival Jury Award A Boy's Life, and PBS, UNCTV Filmmaker Series for A Boy’s Life.
In addition for his love for film and video, Dylan also has a passion for photography, music, and the natural world. Dylan graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts with a degree in Filmmaking and a Concentration in Producing.
Erik Jacobs is an award‐winning photographer who works regularly for many of the leading national and international publications. Erik’s clients span all industries from journalistic outlets to international corporations. He has extensive experience in portraiture, food, editorial work and corporate photography. His passion however is when he gets the opportunity to work on long-term documentary projects. His editorial work can be seen at www.jacobsphotographic.us
In 2007, Erik founded JPG Collective, www.jpgcollective.com a Boston‐based photo agency specializing in corporate and high‐end editorial work. A sampling of his clients includes: Intel, General Motors, Putnam Investments, The International Economic Alliance, Outward Bound, Time Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The International Herald Tribune and The Boston Globe. He has won numerous awards and is an adjunct faculty member at Boston University's Center for Digital Imaging Arts.
Erik Jacobs studied Photojournalism at Western Kentucky’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting.
Erik is also very passionate about sustainable agiculture. When not shooting photos, Erik running a neighborhood CSA called the Plough & Stars Project.