The Filmmakers

Raisin’ Cain Productions, LLC

Director / Co-Producer
Tate Wittenberg
Tate Wittenberg is a filmmaker and native Tulsan who has been working in the film industry in Los Angeles for the last 18 years. He has worked on feature films, documentaries, commercials, music videos, EPKs and video magazines and has worked closely with award winning directors such as Wim Wenders, Alexander Rockwell, and Toby Hooper. Tate also worked for a few years shooting video for both Variety and Los Angeles Times web series. He is now directing Raisin’ Cain: The History of Cain’s Ballroom and aiming to premier the film in 2021. He’s now living back in Tulsa where he is eager to help elevate the film and television industries in Oklahoma.

Cinematographer / Co-Producer
Phil Parmet
Phil Parmet a veteran cinematographer and producer who began his career as a cinematographer for documentary films. Some of his first successes were the music documentaries The Song Remains The Same about Led Zeppelin, Baby Snakes about Frank Zappa, and the Academy Award-winning films Harlan County USA and He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin’ featuring Kevin Kline. More recently Phil has DP’d some of Rob Zombie’s films including Halloween and Devils Rejects.

Brian Hicks
As a Creative Editor with 25 years experience in post production, Brian is the film’s secret weapon. He’s honed his superior skill sets as an editor on documentaries, television content, music videos, advertising spots, corporate identity packages and live event showcases. Brian cut the opening title sequence to James Bond: Quantum Of Solace and his most recent full length documentary is For The Love Of Music: The Story Of Nashville.

Executive Producers
Anne O’Shea & Brian Quattrini
Anne and Brian own and operate Minerva Productions. Anne is a native Tulsan and together they have produced documentaries, Tony award- winning Broadway musicals, indie and Hollywood films including the Academy Award nominated The Kids Are Alright which won a Golden Globe.

Roger Lee Harrison
Roger Lee has produced feature films, documentaries and is also currently producing The King Of Luck, a documentary about Willie Nelson, directed by Billy Bob Thornton.

Michael Bell 
Michael has produced documentaries such as the award winning The Life, Blood & Rhythm of Randy Castillo and directed concert videos Rocklahoma (2009), Country Fever and One Last Night at the Zoo featuring The Flaming Lips.