Victoria Bruce and Karin Hayes
Although their fathers had been lifelong friends, Victoria Bruce and Karin Hayes did not meet until shortly before they began their first film, The Kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt. At the time, Victoria was a science writer with a master’s degree in geology, and the author of No Apparent Danger (HarperCollins, 2001), about a tragic expedition into a volcano in Colombia. Karin, a graduate of the University of California in Los Angeles, was working as an associate producer in Washington, D.C.
Following The Kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt, the two filmed Held Hostage, a short film about three Americans who work for a private military contractor and are also being held by Colombian guerrillas. They are currently ...