A.M. Lukas (formerly Anna Martemucci) debuted as a writer-director with Hollidaysburg. Recently named #11 on Rotten Tomatoes' "20 Best Thanksgiving Movies of All Time" list, the film was embraced by critics, the LA Times calling it "Smart, warm, and authentic, one of the better youth comedies of the last few years." Her most recent film is the award-winning One Cambodian Family Please for My Pleasure, which stars Emily Mortimer, played the Sundance and Toronto film festivals, and has been viewed online and around the world over a million times.
Laura Fuest Silva
Laura Fuest Silva, is a veteran executive producer in the unscripted television genre and currently Vice President, Alternative Programming at CBS. In this role, she is responsible for current projects such as THE AMAZING RACE and UNDERCOVER BOSS as well as launching new series such as the summer hit LOVE ISLAND. She also works on the development of new alternative projects for the Network. Silva has produced hundreds of hours of alternative programming for broadcast and cable television, launching and serving as Executive Producer of series such as “America’s Next Top Model,” “Pit Boss” “Rap Game,” “The Pussycat Dolls Present” and “Hunted.” She began her career producing a variety of documentary series and specials for NBC, Fox, Discovery Channel and Lifetime. Silva went on develop and launch several series for multiple cable outlets and has produced several hidden camera shows, including “Totally Hidden Video” and “Celebrity Undercover.” Other major series include “The Mole,” “Beauty and the Geek” and she was a creator and executive-producer of “The Rebel Billionaire: Branson’s Quest for the Best” which starred Sir Richard Branson. Silva graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with bachelor’s degrees in TV/Film Production and Economics, and is a member of the Director’s Guild of America.
Larry Hryb, also known by his Xbox Live gamertag Major Nelson, is the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live. Prior to taking the position at Microsoft in 2004, he was a former programmer and on air host with radio broadcaster Clear Channel Communications. Hryb graduated from Syracuse University in 1989 with a degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a minor in Education.
Matthew Law is a director, writer, cinematographer and actor originally from Seattle. Under the tutelage of Mr. Lawrence, his teacher at Ballard High School, his short films as a teenager found success as official selections at international film festivals, including NFFTY. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television with honors, he started his own production company in Los Angeles along with his classmate named Matthew Thompson (another NFFTY alum), they settled on simply calling their company: The Matts Productions. For in front of the camera, Matthew just wrapped filming in Atlanta as a lead in the show The Oval, premiering on BET in October. You can also catch him as Agent Julian on Agents of Shield on ABC. Behind the camera, a low-budget feature he served as cinematographer on, named Debunkers Inc. is also now available on major streaming platforms.