Who We Are

We’re a team of filmmakers with a combined 50 years of experience in documentary. Our mission: help filmmakers connect with their audiences and make money.

Keith Ochwat
FOUNDER, FILMMAKER

Keith is a filmmaker and Founder of Show&Tell. Over his 12 year career as a documentary filmmaker, Keith produced three films that appeared on PBS and Netflix.

His film Age of Champions screened in over 3,000 communities and generated over $1.5 million—powered by partnerships with groups like AARP and the Alzheimer’s Association and companies like Cigna Health.

Keith has since taught and advised hundreds of filmmakers on their distribution and fundraising strategies.

He's delivered keynote presentations on distribution at filmmaking organizations like IDA and IFP and his work has appeared in IndieWire and Documentary Magazine.

Robert A. Compton
FOUNDER, FILMMAKER

Bob co-founded Show&Tell and has produced 11 documentaries since 2007 and 6 narrative features. His first 6 documentaries were about global education, including Two Million Minutes and The Finland Phenomenon.

He has been an executive producer on five other documentaries, including Cartel Land (Oscar nominated for Best Documentary 2016), Rich Hill (Sundance Grand Jury Prize 2014), and The Hunting Ground.

He has successfully self-distributed five films, including First Girl I Loved (Sundance Best of NEXT Audience Award 2016), Columbus (Sundance 2017) and his first documentary, Two Million Minutes.

Before becoming a filmmaker, he had a 25-year career as a high-tech venture capitalist.

Nadia Acevedo
Head of Filmmaker Engagement, Filmmaker

For filmmakers getting to know Show&Tell’s virtual screening platform and coaching services, Nadia answers their questions and helps them get started.

Her work with filmmakers is rooted in understanding their unique distribution and fundraising needs and connecting them with the proper Show&Tell coaching and virtual screening resources.

Nadia is also a filmmaker and produced an Ecuadorian film called “Sólo Es Una Más”. She received her bachelors in Cinema Studies in Paris, France and master’s degree in Media Management at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.

Alex Dobrenko
Head of Product, Filmmaker

Alex leads technology and project management for the Show&Tell virtual screening platform — strategizing how to make the platform most effective at helping filmmakers connect with their audience and generate revenue.

He also manages enterprise relationships with filmmakers and filmmaking organizations. Alex is a Gotham Award nominated filmmaker, actor, and comedian.

You may have seen him on the CBS series NCIS: Los Angeles or a viral TikTok comedy sketch.

Before joining Show&Tell, Alex was a founding member of the independent film distributor TUGG and worked for ten years helping documentary filmmakers develop hybrid distribution strategies, including maximizing their non-theatrical and educational rights and revenue.

Kristin Estes
Operations Support Coordinator

Kristin directs and manages the numerous Show&Tell webinars, assists filmmakers to effectively launch and optimize their virtual events, and helps manage our private, interactive Facebook community of filmmakers.

She has a background in business with over 14 years of experience in customer service and operations in a variety of industries including technology, aviation, and fitness.

She’s also a state record-holding powerlifter. When Kristin isn’t co-piloting the frequent Show&Tell webinars or preparing reports, she’s usually weight training or keeping an eye on her three year old daughter and three dogs.

Sabrina McRae
Director of Client Experience

Since September 2020, Sabrina has supported over 150 filmmakers with their virtual events. Prior to becoming a full-time team member, she worked directly with several filmmakers identifying their target audiences, creating pitch decks, designing websites, building virtual event pages, making calls to partners and booking conferences.

She joined our team after leading a varied career—from on-set hairstyling for big budget films and ad campaigns to customer relations for one of the largest banks in the country.

Sabrina now focuses on advising filmmakers on how they can most effectively launch and optimize their virtual events. Her appreciation for the power of film and its ability to change lives fuels her daily work with filmmakers from across the globe.

Lauren Thomason
Creative Content Producer, Filmmaker

Lauren manages Show&Tell’s email communications and leads the creation for the myriad creative, graphic, and video content for Show&Tell’s coaching and virtual screening platform work.

Lauren is also a documentary filmmaker with two films currently in distribution. She understands first-hand what it takes to make and distribute a film — and brings that empathetic lens to her marketing and creative content work at Show&Tell.

In addition to crafting emails, social media posts, and drip campaigns at Show&Tell, she continues to launch her films into the world.