Brittany Prater is a filmmaker and artist living and working in New York. Founder of Cornfield Productions LLC, Prater has screened short films, videos and other works in New York and internationally. Her work has been reviewed in ArtNews, The L Magazine and Hyperallergic as well as the Kansas City Star, The Des Moines Register and The Ames Tribune. She received her MFA from Temple University her BFA from Kansas City Art Institute.
Cheyenne Picardo holds a from BA Columbia College, and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. She directed the narrative feature film REMEDY about a dominatrix in the New York sex world. Her recent work includes Bob the Drag Queen’s Suspiciously Large Woman and Bob’s upcoming docu-comedy special A Queen for the People. She is also producing and directing Her Next Mission, an episodic political procedural documentary for LGBT streaming site Revry. Picardo co-hosts the podcast Terrific City about media portrayals of urban life in the 1970s with journalist Melissa Gira Grant. She hopes to harness the power of the mass-media’s influence over culture to destroy outdated and dangerous tropes. She holds a from BA Columbia College, and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts.
Lisa Gross is a documentary filmmaker and freelance associate producer, editor, and videographer, with an MFA in film production from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in English from the University of New Mexico. Her work as editor and associate producer has aired on PBS, A&E, the Discovery Channel, Discovery Fit & Health, Investigation Discovery, TLC, DIY Network, MTV, the Cooking Channel, Destination America, the Travel Channel, and Gaia TV. She has also edited pieces for the International Rescue Committee, Lovett Productions, TED Talks, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation, and provided additional editing for two feature documentaries executive-produced by Suzanne Mitchell of Cabin Creek Films. She is currently working on her own feature documentary about a New York public access television producer whose show explores metaphysics, consciousness, and the unexplained.
Director of Photography
Kate Stryker is a ﬁlmmaker, photographer and educator. Stryker has directed two documentary shorts that have screened at festivals in the U.S. and Nepal, created numerous stop motion animations (including two for TED Ed), and led ﬁlmmaking workshops in New York and Kathmandu. Stryker is interested in stories that explore the intersection between people and their natural environments.
Zeljko McMullen, Composer, is the Founder/Co-curator of the Paris London New York West Nile performance space and gallery from 2006 until 2010. He attended Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Bard MFA program. McMullen has exhibited and performed work in New York and internationally including spaces such as BAM, The Kitchen, Clocktower Gallery, Secret Project Robot, Placard Headphone Festival, Nada Art Fair (Miami), Ke Center for Contemporary Art (Shanghai) and Cleveland Museum of Art. He has received grants from the Jerome Foundation, Roulette Intermedium, Neumann/Sennheiser. In addition he has had numerous solo and collaborative releases on Shinkoyo and Perfect Wave. McMullen has worked with Lou Reed, Maryanne Amacher, Tony Conrad, Severiano Martinez, Thomas Arsenault, Laurel Halo, Mirror Mirror, Eliza Swann, Jan Baracz, Alix Pearlstein, Nick Kent, Julia Christensen, Nautical Almanac, White Williams, Brother Bruno, Doron Sadja, MV Carbon, Mario Diaz de Leon, Justin Craun, Johnny Misheff and many more.