Director/Producer: Cecilia Rubino has written, devised and directed theater pieces which recently have performed at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade and Bruno Walter Theaters, The New Victory @ 42nd Street, Jefferson Market Playhouse, the New York Fringe and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. She recently directed ‘Selected Monologues’ at the Maria Irene Fornes marathon at the Public Theater and ‘O’Neill in the Village’ at the Washington Square Hotel. Her chapter, “If It Live In Your Memory” appears in The Whirlwind of Passion: New Critical Perspectives on William Shakespeare (Cambridge Scholar’s Press). At Jefferson Market Library Playhouse, she recently directed Lives of Tiresias which she co-wrote with David Richman; Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and her own adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Rubino also wrote and directed From The Fire, which won the UK/Music Theater awards for best music, best production and best new musical at the Edinburgh Fringe Theater Festival. She is an Associate Professor of Theater at Lang College/The New School, where she has recently directed The Tempest and As You Like it.
Producer/Creative Producer: Peter Lucas teaches at the New School and NYU. As a filmmaker, he works as a director, creative producer, and producer on shorts and feature-length documentaries. In 2012, he won the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for his film The Amazon Star, a visual travelogue of the Amazon River, currently in post-production. In 2015 he was a Documentary Fellow at the Sundance Institute for his creative producing on the film Hooligan Sparrow directed by Nanfu Wang. This film opened at the Sundance Film Festival in January of 2016 and was the opening night film at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. Netflix is currently streaming the film and it was short-listed for the 2017 Oscar for best feature documentary. His film and photography work can be seen at: http://peterlucas.net
Cinematographer/Editor/Sound Design: Will Lucas is a filmmaker based in Brooklyn. His work spans a broad range of styles and genres from street photography, experimental 16mm, aerial cinematography, music videos, sound design and documentary film. He is currently directing and shooting two documentaries entitled 300 Roses about the Trans community in Jackson Heights, Queens, and Feels Good to Be Free about the Crown Heights community in Brooklyn. His film and photography work can be seen at: http://willfrancislucas.com
Motion Graphics: Garry Waller is an award winning motion designer working in New York City whose art direction and graphics work on documentaries has helped secure numerous accolades. His work for the documentary Watchers of The Sky received the Special Jury Award for Animation at the 2014 Sundance premiere. The documentary Trashed, which Garry Art Directed, received a Palme d’Ore nomination at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012. Garry's film work can be seen at: http://www.momentist.com