Sigal Bujman


Sigal was born in a Kibbutz in Israel. She has been living in the US since 2002.

She co-created and directed the 30-part cultural travel series Fantastic Festivals of the World (Discovery Channel). Sigal wrote and directed “ Haifa – the Silenced Voices”, the historic documentary “Koxinga – A Heroes Legacy” for National Geographic, and “Papa Boss” that was aired on PBS.

Marc Pingry

Director of Photography

Emmy award winning Director of Photography and Editor of “Vitch”, Marc Pingry, has been in the filmmaking business for over 40 years. He worked for Public Television stations 22 years and in 1999 formed his own production company. He partnered with Sigal Bujman not long after that.

Marc has shot documentaries around the world and has produced and edited programs that have aired on networks worldwide. “Vitch” has been one of the most interesting and challenging projects he has been associated with.

Leah Trangen

Associated Producer

Leah graduated from the University of Washington in 2015 with bachelor’s degrees in anthropology and the Comparative History of Ideas (CHID.)

Documentary film combines her passions for telling human stories and for film. She has worked as an associate producer at Marc Pingry Productions since 2015 and as an assistant editor on Joanne Ardinger’s upcoming film Personhood since 2016. .

Ryadan Jeavons


Ryadan is the grandson of Eddie Vitch and was honoured to be asked to be involved in the film.

Ryadan has been composing film scores for 10 years, composing for short films and TV documentaries, dance and theatre performances. He heads up the Producers Club at “The Edge” in Southbank, Brisbane which caters for all levels of music production.

As a classically trained pianist, Ryadan found his niche in composing soundtracks and soundscapes as his classical background was well suited to defining emotions through musical scores and creating atmosphere.