As the producing organization of Women of Tibet, the EMMY® award winning PBS series, Frame of Mind Films, draws on a vast global pool of experienced and talented film and media professionals.  Their varied skills and expertise, time and energy ensure we succeed in creating innovative media that fosters individual and social awareness and transformation.  Like all independent production companies, our teams are made up of independent contractors who come together in a variety of ways depending on the needs of any given project.   Here are a few of the people who have worked with Frame of Mind Films during the past ten years.



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Rosemary Rawcliffe, Exec. Director/Senior Producer/Director

Founder of Frame of Mind Films, Rosemary Rawcliffe is an EMMY® award-winning consultant, executive producer, producer, and director with over 30 years of international experience in television, advertising, film, video, and theatrical production. A social entrepreneur, Rosemary combines a unique blend of creative vision and business acumen with the capacity to effectively oversee and guide an organization's creative and business facets. Her key strengths include conceptualizing and synthesizing innovative ideas, successful team leadership, project coordination, and timely and budget-friendly production delivery. As a humanitarian, Rosemary's dedication to creating films emphasizing human rights and prioritizing telling stories from the female perspective is unwavering. When Rosemary moved to the United States from her native England, she founded Frame of Mind Films to continue her passion for producing stories that witness truth, spirit, hope, and courage. Under her leadership, Frame of Mind Films continues to make a social impact with its EMMY® winning Women of Tibet series and, most recently, the EMMY® nominated production of The Great 14th: Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama in His Own Words.


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Peter McCandless, Director of Photography

Peter McCandless is a Bay Area cinematographer with a long and varied list of film and video credits for broadcast television and theatrical release.  The recipient of two National Endowment of the Arts Awards, his films have been presented at major international film festivals including Sundance where his work Pool of Thanatos drew much favorable attention.  Peter has been the cinematographer on the EMMY® award winning Women of Tibet series.  Peter was also the cinematographer on the EMMY® award-winning documentary film Of Civil Rights and Wrongs: The Fred Korematsu Story and the controversial  The Bridge, a 2006 documentary film that tells the stories of individuals who committed suicide at the Golden Gate Bridge in 2004.  Peter’s current work includes Call of Life, the first feature-length documentary film to fully investigate the growing threat to Earth’s life-support systems from the loss of biodiversity.


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Holly Hine

Holly Hine, Associate Producer/Media Management

Holly Hine is a professional in the film and television industry with over 15 years of experience. She began working at Frame of Mind Films in 2009, starting as Rosemary’s Executive Assistant and Post-Production Assistant. Over time, Holly has evolved within the company, taking on roles of Associate Producer, Line Producer, and Media Manager & Digital Archivist. Her passion for storytelling and attention to detail are evident in her work, particularly in her role as Line Producer and Assistant Editor on the company’s latest feature documentary, the EMMY® nominated The Great 14th. Her talent in production management and post-production processes have been instrumental in the success of numerous projects. Holly earned her BA in Film Editing from AAU and previously worked as a promoter in the music industry, and at a post-production agency in Los Angeles.


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Ethan Jones

Ethan Jones, Web Consultant

Ethan Jones is a Frame of Mind Films web consultant. After graduating from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Engineering, Ethan founded Mortimer Smythe Designs, an Oakland based web design and development group.


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 Meet some of the creative talents we've called on in the past.
Our gratitude and good wishes go to our colleagues who have moved on to new career opportunities.


Catherine Butler Elizabeth Hartjens Linda Milks Deborah Ross Cynthia Zeiden




Sr Film Researcher




Title Design


Dist. Director/Prod.


Sienna Hernandez Sophia Chytry Miriam Telles Cat Nightingale Lencsi Angel June Zandona


Office Manager


Office Manager




Assistant Editor


Post Assistant


Second Camera

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Rosemary Rawcliffe
Exec. Director/Senior Producer/Director



Peter McCandless
Director of Photography



Holly Hine
Associate Producer/
Media Management



Mortimer Smythe Designs
Web Consultant





Catherine Butler,
Elizabeth Hartjens,
Linda Milks,
Deborah Ross,
Cynthia Zeiden,
Sienna Hernandez,
Sophia Chytry,
Miriam Telles,
Cat Nightingale,
Lencsi Angel,
June Zandona