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Director & Writer: Michael Almereyda

Michael Almereyda’s feature films include Twister (1989), Another Girl Another Planet (1992), Nadja (1995), Hamlet (2000), William Eggleston in the Real World (2005), Paradise (2009), Cymbeline (2014), and Experimenter (2015),which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was released by Magnolia Pictures.  Almereyda's short film Skinningrove was given the Jury Award for Short Non-Fiction at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.  His essays and commentary have appeared in The New York Times, Film Comment, The Believer, Artforum, Bookforum, and DVD booklets for the Criterion Collection. 

 

Producer: Uri Singer

A successful businessman for over 20 years, he has produced 8 films in the past four years, including Bed and Breakfast (with Dean Cain and Juliana Paes), Open Road (Andy Garcia, Juliette Lewis and Camila Belle), The Brazilian (Mariel Hemingway, Dean Cain). Uri had also produced the award winning films Predilection and I Love Candy. Singer recently completed films Like Sunday, Like Rain (Written and directed by Frank Whaley) with Leighton Meester, Debra Messing and Billie Joe Armstrong, Experimenter (written and directed by Michael Almereyda) with Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder and Breaking Through (written and directed by John Swetnam), Marjorie Prime (written and directed by Michael Almereyda) with Lois Smith, Jon Hamm, Geena Davis andTim Robbins. Singer is a member of the PGA.