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Michael Tyburski (Director, Co-Writer)
Named by Filmmaker Magazine as one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film,” Michael Tyburski is an award-winning filmmaker living in Brooklyn, New York, where he directs commercials, documentaries, and short films. His films have screened around the world, including at the Sundance Film Festival, where his short film, “Palimpsest," won a Special Jury Award, and at the San Sebastian Film Festival, where his film, “Brooklyn Farmer,” was selected to screen in the Culinary Zinema program in conjunction with the Berlinale. PALIMPSEST,  his first feature-length screenplay, was selected for IFP's Emerging Storyteller's Program and the Screenwriting Lab at the Hampton’s International Film Festival, where it was a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Screenplay Award. His latest film, “Actor Seeks Role” starring Alex Karpovsky and Dylan Baker, won the Grand Jury Prize at IFFBoston in 2015 and was curated by The New Yorker as part of their Screening Room series.


Ben Nabors (Co-Writer)
Ben Nabors is a filmmaker and founder of the Brooklyn-based production company, {group theory}. His debut feature film, WILLIAM AND THE WINDMILL, a documentary about young Malawian windmill inventor William Kamkwamba, won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival. He also co-wrote and produced the Special Jury Prize short film winner “Palimpsest,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. In 2013, Filmmaker Magazine named Ben amongst the “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” In 2014, GOOD Magazine recognized him as a “GOOD 100,” and the US State Department tapped him as a Film Envoy within the American Film Showcase ambassadorial program.