Originally from Quebec, Canada, Laurie Little is a Chicago based filmmaker, digital artist, colorist, photographer and founder of the production company, Luminist Films. Little has been producing and directing documentaries, short narratives and music videos for over 20 years and her award-winning films have screened internationally at over 40 film festivals. Little holds a BFA from York University and an MFA in Film and Video from Columbia College Chicago where she teaches documentary and media classes as an adjunct instructor. www.Luministfilms.com
Justin Jones is an award-winning documentarian and cinematographer based in Chicago. His films have screened at festivals across the country and internationally, including the BEA Festival of Media Arts, Ethnografilm Paris, and the Fresh Coast Film Festival. As a cinematographer Justin often works across genres and styles, from experimental to traditional narrative and documentary. Originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, his work is currently focused on personal stories of people and place and family dynamics in the rural Midwest. Justin is finishing his MFA in Documentary at DePaul University. When not making movies, he enjoys cross-country skiing and film photography. www.justinthejones.com
With an MFA from DePaul in Cinema, Katie is a freelance sound engineer and filmmaker based in Chicago.