Niloofar Shaterian – Producer
Niloofar Shaterian is a Life Coach, Writer, Producer, with a broad spectrum of consultant course study in arts, health, nutrition, psychology and IT. Currently as a Film Producer and Life Coach, Niloofar specializes in the area of Life Scripts and Gifted Youth Empowerment tools. In addition to her M.A. degree in Spiritual Psychology from USM (University of Santa Monica) she also holds degrees in Biochemistry, Neurology, Sound Healing, Homeopathy, and Computer Science. For 20 years as an eCommerce Architect, Niloofar created enterprise financial systems for large corporations such as AIG, Disney and Universal Studios. During the last decade, Niloofar has been conducting transformational retreats and peace tour programs across Europe and USA.
Jason Whisman – Director
Jason Whisman has been an actor in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. He is making his documentary directorial debut with the The Peace Experience. Jason got his start acting in regional theaters around the country and then moved into film, television, and commercials. He has directed short films, including Sometimes starring Roger Rees, and more recently he wrote, produced, and starred in two shorts: the award winning Mary Anne Goes to the Market and Undiscovered Country based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Jason has been honored to be a part of this peace journey, and has been working with SAT for over 4 years. It was a unique and humbling experience for him to connect with so many different people about peace. This experience has had a profound impact on his life. Jason continues his own spiritual journey toward peace, and he is excited to share this Peace Experience with you!
Sarah Cruse – Associate-Producer
Sarah Cruse has a B.A. in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara. She is a Certified Sound Voice and Music Healer from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and has certification in Traditional Usui Reiki from Angeles of Light Reiki, in Santa Cruz CA. Sarah has 10 years of experience as a Singer/Songwriter, Poet, Performing Artist and Public Speaker. Sarah has worked as a Behavioral Therapist with the Los Angeles School District, and as an Educational Specialist with the Foster Care department of Los Angeles Trade Tech College. She served as a Truth and Restorative Justice Advocate, leading workshops and conversations around forgiveness and accessing our inherent gifts.
Bray Ghiglia – Film Composer
Bray Ghiglia, BM, Music Producer/ Film Composer/ Musician/ Lyricist, has performed nationally and internationally on flute, guitar, saxophone for various productions at UCLA, Geffen Playhouse, as well as with such luminaries as Tom Hanks, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Martin Sheen, Drew Carey, Dave Mason band, and the Roberts/ Meisner Band. Bray has a BM in Media Composition from CSUN, Northridge California State University. Some of his film music credits are The Peace Experience, The Accountants, the Lucky Girl and How to Make it in New York on $15 a day.
Christine Langmayr – Co-Producer
Christine Langmayr holds a degree in political science from the University of Vienna. She also studied Austrian and International Law, Human Rights, Global Governance and Communicative Language Teaching. She worked as a translator, facilitator and co-producer for various events, projects and films regarding peace. During her university years she was researching the Austrian and European asylum systems and used her thesis to advocate against the deportation of people into life threatening environments. She was a head organizer for yoga events for young adults in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for many years. Her love for traveling and for different cultures has brought her into close contact with people from all over the world and all walks of life.
Issah Musah Adams – Consulting-Producer
Issah Musah Adams was born in Ghana, to a Muslim dad and a Christian mom. At an early age he started his search for truth that led him to African traditional spirituality and Eastern philosophies, such as yoga. Issah graduated from Antioch University in community humanity and education, and he served for the US Navy. He works with LAUSD as a school safety operations manager and is currently studying international trade and commerce at UCLA. He is Vice President of the Ghana association of Southern California, and Founder and President of Support Life International. Issah’s mission is to be an instrument of Divine love for peace in our global village.
Sonja Hiller – Co-Producer
The Peace Experience is Sonja’s first entry into the film world. She brings an analytical and experimental viewpoint to the production. Sonja loves to expand her horizon by getting to know new cultures and languages. She is a world traveler and working on this project was a great way to continue these interests. Sonja is happy to be part of the Peace Experience in which she shares her personal journey towards peace.