Michele grew up in Buffalo, New York and Johnson City, Tennessee. During and after graduating college she worked at the local Buffalo television station in camera and lighting on news and public access shows. She moved to Los Angeles and carved out a career in commercial production, climbing up from PA to producing to finally directing and writing. In 2016 she won the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship for her screenplay TALKING ABOUT THE SKY. She is currently adapting a novel into a screenplay for award-winning entertainment company Caviar Productions.
Bill is based in Los Angeles, CA. Originally from central New York, he began shooting music videos for Brooklyn based bands Hurricane Bells, Scout, and Longwave. Bill has also worked on several narrative shorts, most notably a film titled OFF DAY which screened at AFI Fest 2012 as part of the "Levi's Show Us The Way" competition putting him in the company of fellow filmmaker and SWEET MERCY director Michele Atkins, whose film was also in competition. Bill went on to study cinematography at the Vancouver Film School. His thesis project VOSKHOD won Best Student Film at the Montreal Film Festival in 2015.
Lauren is a Los Angeles based producer and writer. Though best known for her work on 2012's viral, award-winning short DAME FACTORY her producing credits span music video, commercial, narrative and virtual reality formats. In 2016 Lauren joined Google's then principal filmmaker for VR, Jessica Brillhart, and produced BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH, a VR collaboration with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London and NASA JPL that won Best Music VR Experience at Raindance Film Festival 2017 and screened at the SXSW Conference 2018. Lauren was recruited by Amazon, in late 2017, where she currently produces bonus content experiences for Prime Original series and movies. She happily consults on independent film projects in her spare time.