Steve Patrick Ercolani, Director and Producer

Steve is a freelance journalist and filmmaker whose work has appeared in the Atlantic, New York Times, Guardian, and NPR among other publications.

After writing a feature story on Camden’s police force for Al Jazeera English, he began directing and producing the independent feature documentary PYNE POYNT. The film premiered at the 2016 New York City Independent Film Festival and screened at WHYY in Philadelphia during the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


Gabe Dinsmoor, Co-Director and Director of Photography

As a cinematographer and producer, Gabe has documented the Baltimore Uprising and the Black Lives Matter movement in his hometown of Baltimore. In October 2015, Gabe began helping film a feature documentary for HBO called Baltimore Rising.

In 2013, Gabe co-directed and shot the feature documentary PYNE POYNT about a little league coached by the formerly incarcerated in Camden, NJ. Gabe’s work has been published by HBO, Netflix, A&E, The New York Times, The Guardian, VICE News Tonight, TIME, and Entertainment Weekly.

Dinsmoor recently won Panasonic’s Share Your Vision Contest in Non-Fiction and was selected as a Saul Zaentz Film & Media Fellow.


Dan Fipphen, Editor and Producer

Dan is a DC-based filmmaker with nearly a decade of experience in documentary film and TV.

He recently co-directed and edited the short films “Fired Up” and “Room for Change” — both of which were named Vimeo Staff Picks and have screened at festivals around the world.

From 2014 to 2016, he edited and produced PYNE POYNT, a feature documentary about youth baseball in Camden, NJ. In 2014, he co-created and edited the digital docu-series “On Frozen Ponds” about pond hockey in New England.

Dan’s work has been featured by the Atlantic, ACLU, National Geographic, and ESPN Films among others.