Peter Jordan

Director Peter Jordan got his start teaching children in remote parts of Africa to make their own films using plastic video cameras and a solar powered computer. He has since directed films for humanitarian organizations and global brands in more than 20 countries and reached hundreds of millions of people worldwide. His clients include OpenAI, Meta, Linkedin, Stripe, IBM, and Wikipedia, in addition to many grassroots non-profits.

Peter’s collaborative film with survivors of genocide in Darfur, Sudan was awarded a Gold Medal from the United Nations. His human rights documentaries have appeared on PBS, in the New York Times, and before the United States Congress, and received many international prizes.

As a creative director at Facebook, Peter led work on artificial intelligence, solar-powered drones, and planetary internet access, in addition to directing the launch videos for some of Facebook's landmark features. Today, Peter runs Musdan, where he directs documentaries and commercials for world-changing non-profits and ground-breaking companies.

Most recently, Peter has begun donating films to grassroots organizations with innovative solutions to climate change.

Peter earned a BA in English from Duke and an MFA in documentary filmmaking from Stanford. He lives with his wife and two children on the rim of a national park in Costa Rica.

Charlene Music

Raised in Costa Rica to multicultural parents, Charlene Music uses filmmaking as a tool for change. After receiving a BA from Harvard and an MFA from Stanford in documentary filmmaking, she moved to India to collaborate with women and children affected by domestic violence.

Since then, her work in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the USA has won numerous international prizes including awards from the National Academy of Television, the University Film & Video Association, the Caucus Foundation, and Kodak.

In partnership with the Wikimedia Foundation, Charlene amplified the grassroots efforts of South African township students to get free access to Wikipedia on their cell phones so they could do their homework. She has directed commercials for some of Silicon Valley’s most impactful companies, like Facebook, Pinterest, and Quora. In addition, she has worked as a cinematographer on several documentary features as well as for President Obama’s campaign, illuminating issues such as immigration, incarceration, and homelessness.

Recently, she directed the film Crossing the Space Frontier, working in collaboration with astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz, about the development of the VASIMR plasma engine, which will revolutionize the future of space travel.

Charlene is a certified as an Equine Gestaltist, facilitating experiences between horses and humans, to help them release trauma and trust in life.

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