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Lena Friedrich, Director and Producer Lena Friedrich is a French-American filmmaker with a special interest in inventive, non-fiction storytelling. Raised in Paris, she studied sociology and cinema at Columbia University.                                                                   She has worked as a TV journalist for French TV and is now freelancing as a filmmaker in New York.                                                                               She is currently working on “Inner Commute”, an investigation of what’s going into New Yorkers’ minds as they go to work. She is also finishing her first book, The Neurotic Notebook.   

Lena Friedrich, Director and Producer

Lena Friedrich is a French-American filmmaker with a special interest in inventive, non-fiction storytelling. Raised in Paris, she studied sociology and cinema at Columbia University.                                                                   She has worked as a TV journalist for French TV and is now freelancing as a filmmaker in New York.                                                                               She is currently working on “Inner Commute”, an investigation of what’s going into New Yorkers’ minds as they go to work. She is also finishing her first book, The Neurotic Notebook. 

 

Laura Snow, Cinematopgrapher Laura Snow is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, where she obtained her MA in Arts Management, with a specialization in the Moving Image.  Following graduation, Laura was the Feature Film Program Manager of Australia’s Human Rights Arts and Film Festival.  Returning to New York, Laura interned for Women Make Movies, a nonprofit media organization.  Laura has worked for documentary filmmakers Tracie Holder (Joe Papp in Five Acts) and Immy Humes (A Little Vicious, Doc).  Now studying documentary filmmaking at New York Film Academy, Laura has worked happily as Director of Photography for Lena on three short projects.

Laura Snow, Cinematopgrapher

Laura Snow is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, where she obtained her MA in Arts Management, with a specialization in the Moving Image.  Following graduation, Laura was the Feature Film Program Manager of Australia’s Human Rights Arts and Film Festival.  Returning to New York, Laura interned for Women Make Movies, a nonprofit media organization.  Laura has worked for documentary filmmakers Tracie Holder (Joe Papp in Five Acts) and Immy Humes (A Little Vicious, Doc).  Now studying documentary filmmaking at New York Film Academy, Laura has worked happily as Director of Photography for Lena on three short projects.

Aitor Mendilibar, Sound recordist Aitor Mendilibar comes from Basque Country where he received degrees in computer science, telecommunications & audio visual production. He has directed music videos and worked in production & post-production on short films and commercials. He moved to New York in 2012 to study documentary filmmaking at the New York Film Academy. He has since produced and directed short documentaries and worked as a director of photography and sound recordist on students' films. For the last 10 years, Aitor has also been the bass player of the Basque rock band Disorders that produced two studio albums.

Aitor Mendilibar, Sound recordist

Aitor Mendilibar comes from Basque Country where he received degrees in computer science, telecommunications & audio visual production. He has directed music videos and worked in production & post-production on short films and commercials. He moved to New York in 2012 to study documentary filmmaking at the New York Film Academy. He has since produced and directed short documentaries and worked as a director of photography and sound recordist on students' films. For the last 10 years, Aitor has also been the bass player of the Basque rock band Disorders that produced two studio albums.

Gary Lucas, Composer Gary Lucas is an American guitarist, a Grammy-nominated songwriter, a soundtrack composer for film and television, and an international recording artist with more than twenty solo albums to date.] He has been described as "one of the best and most original guitarists in America" (David Fricke, 16 November 2006, Rolling Stone); "the thinking man's guitar hero" (The New Yorker, 8 January 2007). Lucas' style melds easily into rock and blues, has "avant-garde affinities," but is "not easily typecast." He is associated with vocalist Jeff Buckley, who performed for a year in Lucas' band, Gods and Monsters, early in his career. http://www.garylucas.com  

Gary Lucas, Composer

Gary Lucas is an American guitarist, a Grammy-nominated songwriter, a soundtrack composer for film and television, and an international recording artist with more than twenty solo albums to date.] He has been described as "one of the best and most original guitarists in America" (David Fricke, 16 November 2006, Rolling Stone); "the thinking man's guitar hero" (The New Yorker, 8 January 2007). Lucas' style melds easily into rock and blues, has "avant-garde affinities," but is "not easily typecast." He is associated with vocalist Jeff Buckley, who performed for a year in Lucas' band, Gods and Monsters, early in his career.

http://www.garylucas.com

 

Fatrin Krajka, Composer Krajka began his career as a concert pianist, making his debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. Krajka's education and training include the prestigious La Guardia Performing Arts High School and the Manhattan School of Music. His original compositions were showcased at Columbia University School of Arts and he often appears in concert in Europe. Krajka currently is scoring two feature films,The Warrior and the Savior and Anatomy of the Tide. http://www.fatrin.com

Fatrin Krajka, Composer

Krajka began his career as a concert pianist, making his debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. Krajka's education and training include the prestigious La Guardia Performing Arts High School and the Manhattan School of Music. His original compositions were showcased at Columbia University School of Arts and he often appears in concert in Europe.

Krajka currently is scoring two feature films,The Warrior and the Savior and Anatomy of the Tide.

http://www.fatrin.com