Ward Serrill is the award-winning director of The Heart of the Game, released by Miramax to wide critical acclaim. He has created more than ninety short films including Building One House with Robert Redford and Wild America with Sissy Spacek. He wrote and directed Something in the Water for PBS and the feature documentary Song of the New Earth as well as TreeStory, a series of short films designed to inspire our relationship to trees. His current feature, The Bowmakers was released in late 2019.
Sean Kusanagi, began his career in documentary filmmaking focused on immersive storytelling. Alongside his two feature films on Netflix, Sean has worked with Apple, RYOT, Living on One, Lionsgate, and was nominated for the Tribeca X award for his short documentary, Wasfia. Sean’s background in storytelling eventually led him to work alongside ODESZA, creative directing live shows, documentary video content, and music videos. His latest work on ODESZA’s “A Moment Apart tour” has been called "an immersive and trademark cinematic experience”
Kevin Klauber, ACE (b.1986) is a film editor and writer most known for editing two Oscar®-winning documentaries: “20 Feet From Stardom” and "Icarus." Kevin's editorial debut, “Pearl Jam Twenty”, came under the direction of Academy Award®-winner Cameron Crowe. Since then, he's edited numerous non-fiction series and feature documentaries, including the 2016 Oscar®-nominated documentary “Winter On Fire” (Netflix), “Cobain: Montage of Heck”(HBO), “Crossfire Hurricane” (HBO), “Beauty is Embarrassing”, (Tremolo Productions), “Harmontown” (BRKLY), “Chicken People” (Samuel & Goldwyn), and "Ugly Delicious" (Netflix). In 2012, the American Cinema Editors (ACE) awarded Kevin an Eddie Award for “20 Feet From Stardom.” He attended USC School of Cinematic Arts for undergraduate work and Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School for everything else. Kevin is also a NFFTY Alumnus (‘08).
Sigal Bujman was born in a Kibbutz in Israel. She has been living in the US since 2002. Sigal has been a director, writer, and producer for over two decades. Her Second World War documentary, Vitch, participated in twenty film festivals and dozens special screenings around the world. The world tour of Vitch will end this coming Spring at the Jewish History and Art museum in Paris. She also wrote Vitch, the movie’s accompanying book. She co-created and directed the 36-part cultural-travel series ‘Fantastic Festivals of the World’ for the Discovery Channel. Created the political documentary “ Haifa – the Silenced Voices”, the historic story “Koxinga – A Heroes Legacy” for National Geographic, and environmental bio “Papa Boss” that aired on PBS. Sigal founded a film department at Ramot Hefer high school in Israel and taught there for four years. Sigal lives with her two kids in Seattle. She is currently a content producer, for a media company, Art Culinaire.