Tracey is an artist, creative director and filmmaker based in NYC. Tracey has been creating content and ad campaigns for all kinds of brands, from Nikon and MasterCard to The US Army and Taylor Swift. By the age of 28, she was sent to Cannes to represent the US in the Cannes Young Lions Advertising Festival. In 2009, she joined minds with Alon Seifert, former CCO of McCann Israel to start up a 48hour design collective called 48h & Sons. In 2013 they launched Trophy Buffet; their first successfully funded Kickstarter campaign. Tracey is currently focusing on truth, reality and storytelling co-directing under SMITH+TOPAZ, her latest venture with award-winning filmmaker Topaz Adizes. She is also creative partner at The We Collective, a creative swat team building authentic and engaging brand stories.
Natasha Livia Mottola, Editor | Story
Natasha has been working on independent documentary films since 2008. She has collaborated as associate editor with Abigail Disney on her directorial debut The Armor of Light, Jennifer Fox on My Reincarnation, and Stanley Nelson on Freedom Summer, which was honored with a George Foster Peabody Award. Natasha’s work as an assistant editor includes: Koch, Harry and Snowman, The Abolitionists and the Sundance Documentary Story Edit Lab. She is a member of NYWIFT, Mentor at Reelworks, Meetup Producer for The Blue Collar Post Collective and has collaborated on murals with Groundswell. Her love for personal documentaries and cultural preservation have inspired her to begin post production on her film, La Storia Di Nonna, about her family’s immigration experience from Italy to America.
Jillian is a writer and creative director in New York City. She’s created integrated campaigns for all kinds of giant brands from the US Army to Dentyne Gum and everything in between. Currently leading brand work for US Postal Service, Verizon FiOS, and Tommee Tippee baby products, she most enjoys working on her non profit projects for breast cancer awareness and women’s rights. She lives in Gowanus where she and her family are writing a musical made up exclusively of Donovan songs.
Chosen as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Film. Zac Stuart-Pontier is the editor and producer of The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015) and the editor and co-producer of Catfish, released in the fall of 2010 by Universal Studios, directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost. He was also the editor of Sean Durkin’s, Martha Marcy May Marlene from Borderline Film's. Winner Best Director Sundance 2011 (US Dramatic Competition) and Cannes 2011 (Un Certain Regard). A 2006 Graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Zac is also the editor and co-producer of Beautiful Darling, directed by James Rasin, which premiered at the 2010 Berlinale, screened at New Directors/New Films at the MOMA/Lincoln Center. We are grateful to have his support on the film.
Stenfert Charles (Saunder Stenfert Jurriaans and Daniel Charles Bensi) are multi-instrumentalists and classically trained musicians. They began their film scoring career with Alistair Banks Griffin's "Two Gates of Sleep" (Cannes - Director's Fortnight, 2010), and have since moved on to score various features and shorts including Sean Durkin's "Martha Marcy May Marlene" (Sundance, 2011 - winner best director, Cannes - Official Selection, 2011) and Ruben Ostlund's "Play" (Cannes - Director's Fortnight, 2011). Their more current original scores include “Last Days in the Desert” (Sundance Premiere, 2014) starring Ewan McGregor and Denis Villeneuve’s “Enemy” with Jake Gyllenhaal, winning 5 Canadian Screen Awards in 2014.