INGRID JUNGERMANN (Writer, Director, Performer)
Ingrid co-created the web series THE SLOPE and created the WGA-Nominated web series F TO 7TH. Ingrid was one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 Faces of Independent Film and Out Magazine's 100 People of the Year. Her debut feature, WOMEN WHO KILL (Tribeca All Access, IFP Emerging Narrative), premiered in competition at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, where she won the Jury Award for Best Screenplay. She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Someone To Watch and Best First Screenplay Awards and is a Sundance FilmTwo fellow. She received her MFA in Directing at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
ALEX SCHARFMAN (Producer)
Alex is a writer and producer with Secret Engine, a New York-based production company that he founded with producers Lucas Joaquin and Drew Houpt. Secret Engine’s first feature credits include Eliza Hittman’s BEACH RATS (winner Best Director, Sundance 2017) and Russell Harbaugh’s LOVE AFTER LOVE (winner Best Cinematography, Tribeca 2017). Alex’s past producing credits include Ingrid Jungermann’s WOMEN WHO KILL (winner Best Screenplay, Tribeca 2016), Zachary Wigon’s THE HEART MACHINE (SXSW 2014), and Stewart Thorndike’s LYLE; as well as Ingrid Jungermann’s WGA Award-nominated webseries “F to 7th” and Rachel Rossin’s VR installation THE SKY IS A GAP, which premiered at Sundance 2017 before exhibiting at the K11 Museum in Shanghai, the Kiasma Museum in Helsinki and the Venice Biennale. He is the former director of operations for Parts & Labor Films, where he oversaw business affairs on films such as THE WITCH; AMERICAN HONEY; FRANK & LOLA; COMPLETE UNKNOWN; and BACKSTABBING FOR BEGINNERS. Through Parts & Labor he also co-produced TROPHY, associate produced KEEP THE LIGHTS ON, and line produced LOITERING WITH INTENT. Scharfman has produced content for Vice Media, Google, the Ford Foundation, and AT&T, and his narrative projects have been supported by the Tribeca Film Institute, the San Francisco Film Society, IFP, CineMart, and the Sundance Institute, which selected him for their 2015 Creative Producing Fellowship. Alex is a former MFA candidate from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and received his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.
LAUREN BRADY (Co-Producer)
A Denver native, Lauren is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She produced JANE WANTS A BOYFRIEND (dir. William C. Sullivan, starring Eliza Dushku and Louisa Krause), which took home the Jury Award for Best Ensemble Cast and Audience Award for Favorite Actress at the 2015 Napa Valley Film Festival. It will be released theatrically in Spring 2016. Her second feature LIVE CARGO (dir. Logan Sandler, starring Keith Stanfield, Dree Hemingway and Robert Wisdom) was shot on-location in Bimini, The Bahamas. The film was selected as one of ten narratives selected for IFP’s 2015 Independent Filmmaker Labs and one of six films selected for US in Progress Paris 2015. Prior to working as a freelance producer Lauren established and served as Head of Production for the New York office of LONELYLEAP, a documentary commercial production company. Previously, Lauren was the Production Manager for BIRDS NEST FOUNDATION, a 501(c)3 production company dedicated to creating media for non-profits. Lauren resides in Brooklyn, NY.
ERIC LaFRANCHI (Co-Producer)
IVAN HOWARD (Composer)
RON DULIN (Editor)
Ron Dulin is the editor of F TO 7TH (dir. Ingrid Jungermann), NANCY, PLEASE (dir. Andrew Semans, Tribeca 2012), THE TAIWAN OYSTER (dir. Mark Jarrett, SXSW 2012), DAYS AND NIGHTS (dir. Christian Camargo, 2014), THE HEART MACHINE (dir. Zach Wigon, SXSW 2014) and FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE (dir. Maris Curran, Toronto, 2015).
ROB LEITZELL (Cinematographer)
Rob's cinematography has been written up in Cahiers du Cinema, American Cinematographer, Variety, Slate, Indiewire, and played at dozens of festivals. His development of visual effects methods has also been widely appreciated, from his early work with datamoshing and 3D Animation through a recent collaboration with Court 13 and Doug Trumbull on stop-motion miniatures and new techniques of pre-visualization. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and some cats.
OLGA MIASNIKOVA (Production Designer)
ELIZABETH WARN (Costume Designer)
Elizabeth Warn was born in California and raised in Costa Rica. Being raised internationally allowed her to observe and take in the world around her and be influenced by other cultures and people. After living in Europe and Africa she moved back to the US to attend university. She went to several different schools before studying international relations and economics at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA. Her love of costume design and clothing was apparent throughout her life, but it wasn’t until she moved to Los Angeles that this dream became a reality. She started working on features, commercials, and television in 2012. She assisted various stylists and designers and in 2014 started designing indie features that were exciting and challenging. Since then she has designed ENTERTAINMENT (Sundance 2015), LOVE SONG PART ONE (Sundance 2016) HIGHSTON (Amazon Prime), MISS STEVENS (SXSW 2016) and ANOTHER EVIL (SXSW 2016), among others.