DANIEL PATRICK CARBONE (director/cinematographer) After a childhood spent with a camera in his hand, Daniel Patrick Carbone graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2008. In 2012, he was selected for the IFP Narrative Labs, Emerging Visions program, and the New York Film Festival’s Artists Academy for his debut feature film, Hide Your Smiling Faces. The film had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival and its North American premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013. It was also named the Best Film Still Awaiting Distribution by the National Society of Film Critics. Subsequently in 2014, Hide Your Smiling Faces was released theatrically and digitally by Tribeca Film and was named a Critic's Pick® by the New York Times. In 2016, Daniel co-directed collective:unconscious, an experimental anthology feature that had its world premiere in the Narrative Competition at SXSW. He is co-founder of the Brooklyn-based production company Flies Collective.

RYAN SCAFURO (producer/cinematographer) is an American filmmaker and director of photography currently living in London. His past two films AMERICAN RENAISSANCE and BENDING STEEL have premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and his work has been featured at the Sundance, Tribeca, and Hot Docs Film Festivals, among others. BENDING STEEL aired on DirecTV in 2015, won the Emerging Cinematic Vision and Audience Awards at the Camden International Film Festival, and was nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors Spotlight Award. As a cinematographer, his nearly twenty years of credits include Laura Poitras’ recent film RISK, and the Emmy Award winning THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART.

ANNIE P. WALDMAN (producer) graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Film & Television. She worked under several documentary filmmakers in the New York area before directing and producing her short documentary, SO THE WIND WON’T BLOW IT ALL AWAY, which has been showcased at the Sundance Film Festival, among many others, and nationally broadcast on PBS. She was a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship for documentary filmmaking to Israel and the French Cite International Des Arts Filmmaker Residency.