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                   THE TEAM

BJ Downs (co-creator): BJ is a multiple award-winning cinematographer and VFX designer. Inspired at an early age by science fiction movies, he quickly developed an affinity for the visual arts. Since, he has produced commercials for several international brands; including Adidas, Mad Decent, and BMW. He also has worked on several award-winning independent films, helping to bring the director's creative vision into reality. Now, he is pioneering new effects and workflows for VR; driven by the pursuit of incredible immersion.


Micah Paisner (co-creator): Micah is a Los Angeles based Screenwriter who hails from Chicago. From an early age, he was interested in comedy, and after graduating from Lawrence University, he enrolled in Second City Chicago's sketch writing program. He relocated to New York to get his MFA in Screenwriting at Columbia University. His scripts have been chosen as finalists in multiple contests, and his most recent film "You, Me & Me" has screened in festivals across the country. He currently lives in Los Angeles.


Magdalena Waz (co-creator): Magdalena moved from Kraków to Chicago to Wisconsin to Ohio to New York to Los Angeles. She's a writer and editor whose articles, essays, and fiction have appeared in Threadcount, Necessary Fiction, and The Collagist. She holds an MA from Miami University (Ohio) in creative writing, and her debut novel, Return on Investment, was published by Fiction Attic Press in 2016. 



Nick Weiss-Richmond (co-creator): Nick is an LA-based writer, director and editor originally from Boston, Massachusetts. Recent projects include the short Molly Mayor (2017), an official selection at Charlotte, Atlanta Shorts, Woods Hole, New Hampshire, Great Lakes and Santa Fe Independent Film Festivals. He holds an MFA in directing from Columbia University and has taught at various institutions, including Adelphi University.