Dan Rybicky, Producer/Director
Dan Rybicky is an artist and teacher whose photographs, installations, and plays have been seen in venues throughout New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. While receiving his MFA at the Tisch School of the Arts, Dan helped found The Playwrights Collective and began working in various production capacities for filmmakers Martin Scorsese, John Sayles, and producer Sarah Green (The Tree of Life). Dan is an associate professor in the film Department at Columbia College Chicago where he oversees the school’s Documentary Center. The next film he plans to direct will be a profile of iconic American photographer Mary Ellen Mark.
Aaron Wickenden, Producer/Director
Aaron Wickenden is a filmmaker with extensive experience as an editor and cinematographer. He co-edited Kartemquin Film's The Interrupters, a feature documentary by Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No Children Here), which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and went on to win many top honors before its TV debut in the spring of 2012 on PBS' FRONTLINE. The project marked Aaron’s fifth significant collaboration with James and third with Kartemquin. Aaron’s editing credits include the feature documentaries The Trials of Muhammad Ali and Finding Vivian Maier. Aaron’s past credits include: Editor of Scrappers, which was named one of the top 15 docs of 2010 by Roger Ebert; and as Documentary Cinematographer on the film Andrew Bird: Fever Year.