For the past 18 years Lisa Hepner, Canadian-born journalist, has produced films and programs for Sony Pictures Classics, HBO, A&E, PBS, Lifetime, Discovery, MTV, TLC and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 2003, Lisa directed Peace by Peace: Women on the Frontlines that marked her documentary feature directorial debut. Shot internationally, this documentary profiles the unheralded work of women peace builders. Lisa has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 22 years. Lisa and her partner Guy Mossman currently run Vox Pop Films, an award-winning production company based in Los Angeles. (www.voxpopfilms.tv)
Check out the website for Lisa's latest endeavor: The Human Trial
The Human Trial tracks the high stakes race to cure Type 1 diabetes. The verite documentary enters three of America’s top labs, giving viewers an inside look at the drive and competition to make medical history at a clinical trial in 2014. If the cure works, one team will have changed millions of lives, forever.