PEDRO SOLÍS (Barcelona, SPAIN, 10/15/1968) comes from the video game world, in which he has developed different tasks. He has worked from 3D Artist to co-producer on several titles for PC and consoles. He has participated as a 3D Artist in the animated shorts "Tadeo Jones" and "Tadeo Jones and the Temple of Doom".
With "The Bruxa", his first film as director and screenwriter, he was awarded with the 2011 Goya Award for The Best Animated Short Film and some other important prizes. "The Adventures of Tad Jones" was performed in 2012, film in which he worked as a Director of Production.
Now, he is working in two films as Director of Production, the space fantasy adventure “Capture the Flag” and the second installment to 2012’s “Tad, the Lost Explorer.” Both pictures will be worldwide distributed by Paramount Pictures.
"Strings" is his second short film as a scriptwriter and director.
A rare San Francisco native, Zoe Pressman directed and wrote throughout her four years at Northwestern University in Chicago, from being the co-creator of an NUCH1 web series, "Assistance," to directing the 2015 NU Sitcom Pilot, "Out of Sync."
She also did the Creative Writing for the Media Module, a two quarter program where she completed two pilot scripts, and the Directing for the Screen Module, a twelve person selective cohort that focuses on the study and practice of narrative filmmaking. This short was made through the Directing for the Screen Module.
As the daughter of a Jewish single mom, Zoe is committed to showing "non-traditional" families on screen, because "non-traditional" doesn't mean "non-existent."
Luciana Lagana aka Dr. Luciana is a caring clinical and experimental psychologist and an award-winning actor/screenwriter/director. She is also an established professor of psychology, gerontology, sexuality, and women’s health at CSUN, where she teaches classes and mentors many undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, since 2002, she has been conducting government-funded research on ethnically diverse, primarily low-income older women’s physical, psychological, social, and sexual health. Concerning her artistic pursuits, since 2006, she has been studying screenwriting, acting, hosting, and filmmaking in Los Angeles. She has over 50 IMDb acting and hosting credits for appearing in many independent movies, web series, and TV pilots. In addition to her three 2015 social impact feature films, she wrote, hosted, and directed the award-winning comedy web series “Intimate Temp Agency,” as well as “Dr. Luciana Show – Aging and Falling,” the winner of many film festival awards, including best educational show at the 2015 Houston Film Festival.
Josh Perry recently graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor's Degree in Radio, Television, and Film. In the School of Communications, Josh concentrated on screenwriting and was selected into the prestigious Senior Directing Program and the Creative Writing for the Media Module. He wrote numerous scripts including specs, pilots, a feature, and several shorts. He also wrote, produced and directed "Get Back," a film about twenty-somethings at a speed-dating event, and "UnOrthodox," a short about how religious differences can divide a family. Currently he is based in Los Angeles, providing script coverage for two production companies.
Josh not only identifies as a filmmaker, but as a Jew. After attending a Jewish high school in Deerfield, Illinois, he developed a new goal: to showcase Jewish characters in film as more than a stereotype. This includes presenting the range and diversity of Jewish life and observances, not just the secular Jew often depicted in television and movies.
Fernando Rojas Acuna is an independent filmmaker and Motion & Graphic Designer currently based in Vancouver BC, Canada. His qualifications include a Diploma in Film Production from the Vancouver Film School in addition to a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design specialized in Motion Graphics from the Mexican University of Technology. Fernando's experience is in the management and supervision of audiovisual production teams. His background as a graphic designer and current area of expertise in filmmaking allows Fernando to develop comprehensive and technically refined projects.
Hart Ginsburg (Director/Producer) works in healthcare as a licensed psychotherapist and clinical manager at Asian Human Services, in the provision of mental healthcare service focusing on existential humanistic approaches. Outside of his work in healthcare, Hart is involved in documentary and book projects concerning contemporary challenges of the human condition; recently starting Digital-Tapestries, which aims to produce books and films that have broadening therapeutic and empathic qualities.