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Leslie Streit's 2005 feature film, God Wears My Underwear, a documentary-narrative hybrid, tied the 1940s Jewish Holocaust to the 1950s genocide in Tibet. It was screened at several international festivals, including XXVII Festival Internazionale Cinema e Donne, DNA Film Festival in Toronto (won Best Film), WCFF, M-SPIFF, NYIIFVF and IFFS. Her short films have been syndicated on television stations around the US and broadcast on KTEH (PBS). Honors include Selected Artist at the Hong Kong Arts Biennial 2002, a 2009 Webby Special Mention and several screenplay awards. Streit co-produced the historic VD2001 widely recognized as the first dramatic series on the web with support from Intel Corporation and several other Silicon Valley tech companies. A second feature documentary Elly and Henry (2017) aka “The Inventor Who Escaped the Nazis”, is distributed by Espresso Media International and has been seen on Amazon Prime and currently through several other online platforms. In 2021 she directed and co-produced an experimental short, 95 Days, about climate change that has received several international awards for best experimental film and best female director. Leslie is now producing and directing a third documentary feature, An American Ballet Story (completing post production in 2021) and another experimental film The Ghost Stories Project. In addition her company Cinematiks won the 2021 San Francisco Award for the Film & Entertainment Industry.
Robin Elaine McCain is a pioneer in applied multimedia, computer graphics and theatrical productions. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) where she has served as a board member of PGA NorthWest and on the PGA Documentary and Nonfiction Committee.
McCain has also been a member of USITT, Bay Area Video Coalition and Film Arts Foundation/SFFILM. She also co-produced and starred in the online comedy cooking series, The Evil Auntie Show, winner of a 2009 Webby award and co-produced VD 2001 recognized by many to be the first dramatic series on the web.
McCain co-produced the 2014 documentary Elly and Henry, currently appearing on Amazon and Amazon Prime, about the architect of the first solar house in America and received the Producers Mark, p.g.a., for her work.
In addition to An American Ballet Story she is co-producing The Ghost Stories Project about ghost sightings in California.