D.W. Young Director
D.W. Young’s films have screened at festivals around the world including SXSW, Vancouver International Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Provincetown Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival and many more. His features A HOLE IN A FENCE and THE HAPPY HOUSE were released by First Run Features. Most recently his short A FAVOR FOR JERRY, filmed on election night 2016, premiered at IFF Boston.
Dan Wechsler Producer
A native New Yorker, Dan Wechsler is a rare bookseller, publisher and filmmaker. His documentary MORE THAN THE RAINBOW premiered at DOC NYC in 2012 and later screened as the opening night film at the Coney Island Film Festival where it won the award for Best Documentary. It was released in 2013 by First Run Features. In 2015, Wechsler and George Koppelman wrote and published Shakespeare’s Beehive, an account of an extraordinary annotated dictionary.
Judith Mizrachy Producer
Judith Mizrachy has been part of the New York independent film community for over fifteen years. She is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications at Women Make Movies and was previously the Director of Marketing at First Run Features. In addition to her work in distribution, she’s produced award-winning documentaries, features and shorts including NOT INTERESTED (World Premiere SXSW) and MORE THAN THE RAINBOW (World Premiere DOC NYC).
Parker Posey Executive Producer
Parker Posey can currently be seen starring in the iconic role of “Dr. Smith” in the Netflix reboot of LOST IN SPACE. One of the most acclaimed actresses in American independent film, Parker has appeared in over 90 films and television productions. When she received “Special Jury Recognition” at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997 for THE HOUSE OF YES, it was the first time that honor had been bestowed on an actor and not a film, a tribute to her unique contribution to the independent film world as well as her performance. She has also received nominations for a Golden Globe® (Best Supporting Actress, “Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay”), two Independent Spirit Awards (BROKEN ENGLISH and PERSONAL VELOCITY) and has worked multiple times with some of the industry's most sought after directors including Woody Allen, Hal Hartley and Christopher Guest to name just a few. Her book "You're On An Airplane", which was published by Penguin, became a national bestseller after being released last year.
Debra McClutchy Co-Producer
Debra McClutchy is a senior creative member of Oscilloscope Laboratories where she produces content and special projects and oversees film restorations. Most recently she produced THE HOUSE THAT YAUCH BUILT an immersive multimedia experience celebrating founder Adam Yauch’s legacy and Oscilloscope’s 10 year anniversary. Previously, she was a Producer for The Criterion Collection.
Peter Bolte Director of Photography
Peter Bolte’s recent cinematographer credits include the Emmy-nominated documentary CASTING BY (HBO Documentary Films) which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE which premiered at DOC NYC. Peter has also directed award-winning narrative features, short films, music videos and commercials.
David Ullmann Composer
Born and raised in New York City, guitarist and composer David Ullmann has recorded four albums, including the acclaimed Corduroy in 2014. A graduate of the New School Jazz Program, Ullmann teaches music at John Jay College and NYU.