Richard Kane is an independent director whose work is focused on the intersection of art and contemporary American life. I Know a Man...Ashley Bryan is the 17th int he Maine Masters collection, a New England Emmy-nominated series of portraits that airs on public television. With partner, Melody Lewis-Kane, potter, arts educator and filmmaker, their company, Kane-Lewis Productions, has worked for National Geographic, The Discovery Channel, the Kennedy Center fo the Performing Arts and the White House Office of Technology Policy, among others. Melody is the producer of the critically acclaimed classic M.C. Richard: The Fire Within.