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Thin Edge FilmsIn 2001, Margo Pelletier and Lisa Thomas formed Thin Edge Films LLC to begin production on the documentary, "Freeing Silvia Baraldini" and to make films that speak thematically to social injustice and celebrate under explored subject matter. Originally based in the Arts Center in Jersey City, NJ, the company moved its production offices to Athens, NY in the spring of 2002. In 2009, the company re-opened a second office, again in Jersey City, in the Journal Square area. Thin Edge Films has conducted shoots from Rome, Italy to San Francisco, CA and throughout the greater New York area.

Some of our clients include: MTV, PBS, HBO, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, Augenblick Studios, PFFR, iNEXTV, The Greene County Council on the Arts, The Athens Cultural Center and The Olana Partnership.

 

Director/Producer: Lisa Thomas

Lisa ThomasLisa Thomas has been working in film and television since graduating from Evergreen State College in 1994. Currently, Lisa is the Supervising Producer on Comedy Central’s hit, animated series, “Ugly Americans”. Lisa was also the Supervising Producer for the Adult Swim animated series, "Xavier: Renegade Angel". She was the Media Producer on the cult MTV series, “Wonder Showzen”; produced the independent feature length documentary, “Sid Bernstein Presents” and helped produce the short film, “My Empire” which screened at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. Lisa was the production coordinator on the Sony BMG & Nuyorican Productions film, “Feel the Noise” and worked as the wardrobe coordinator for the acclaimed PBS series, “Slavery and the Making of America”. Lisa produced the documentary, “Beyond Boundaries” about the ill effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Mexico and directed the short film, “Going to the Movies”. She has worked for HBO, Disney, PBS, NBC, Turner Network, MTV & Maysles Films.

 
 

Director/Producer/Editor:  Margo Pelletier

Margo PelletierMargo is the Director/Co-Writer for the upcoming musical feature “Thirsty”. She was the Co-Producer/Director and Editor for the award winning, feature documentary “Freeing Silvia Baraldini”(2009). From 2006-2011, Margo was the editor for avant-garde filmmaker, Barry Gerson. Mr. Gerson’s film “The Universe”, screened at the 2009 New York Film Festival. Margo produced and directed “Cast To The Wind”(2007), a short film contrasting Zimbabwe’s winning of Independence from British Rhodesia with current day statistics revealing Zimbabwe’s downfall. She also produced and directed the short, “Out Of Service”(2003), which was screened at the Hudson County Short Film Festival. Margo produced two live programs for the LGBT Center in NYC: “Celibacy, Our Choice or Not?” in 1996 and “Post Queer, Building A Brave New World” in 1997. Before working in film, Margo spent twenty years as an award winning fine artist showing her work in the galleries and museums in the greater New York area. Margo’s fine art is in the collections of the Library of Congress, The Elizabeth Foundation and The Bob Blackburn Printmaking Workshop and has been published in Art in America, Sculpture and ArtNews. Margo received her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Science and Art in NYC. She attended the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard and the Institute of Audio Research studying sound. In 2000, Margo attended IFU, the first International Frauen Universitat (Women’s University) in Hamburg, Germany in the Information division studying global communications.

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Screenwriter: Laura Kelber

Laura Kelber

Laura Kelber joined Thin Edge Films in 2012, to collaborate on the Thirsty project as a co-writer of the screenplay. Laura has a B.A. (philosophy) from Yale and an MPH (toxicology) from Columbia University. She worked for nearly two decades as a union electrician in the NYC construction industry, co-chairing a women’s activist group in her male-dominated local. She later worked as a forensic chemist in the toxicology laboratory at the NYC OCME, before deciding to devote herself to her passion: screenwriting. Her feminist noir script, Fatal Woman, won the grand prize in Francis Ford Coppola’s 2010 American Zoetrope screenplay competition, and some of her 17 additional screenplays have placed in the Nicholl Quarterfinals and other writing contests. She’s been a reader and coverage writer for Goldcrest Films since 2007. She’s also worked as a reader for the BlueCat Screenplay contest, and a script doctor for private clients. Laura’s been a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, NY.

 
 
 

 

 

 
 

Website Designer: Lucas Mumford

Lucas Mumford

Lucas Mumford has been working in film and television since graduating from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1999. He was the research coordinator for two seasons on the cult MTV variety show, Wonder Showzen, worked as a location scout for the independent films, Feel the Noise and Turn the River and was a Location Manager on the short film, The Tested. In 2007, Lucas began working as a post production coordinator for Vox3 Films on the independent feature, Broken English starring Parker Posey. The following year he was the Post Production Supervisor on the film, Against the Current. Since October 2008, Lucas has been working as the Office Manager and Post Production Coordinator at the television production company, Left Right Inc. He has been the Web Designer at Thin Edge Films since 2007. In his free time Lucas can be found riding his moped around Brooklyn, enjoying an Italian espresso and designing websites like this one.