writer / director
Nitzan was born in Mexico City and spent half of her childhood between Mexico and Israel, where her father’s family is from. At the age of thirteen she moved to Los Angeles where she acted in films and TV and danced Ballet professionally. In 2018 she finished her film directing studies at the Universidad del Cine (FUC) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
She directed three short films, two of which have received awards at numerous film festivals. She has also worked as assistant director in feature films, storyboard artist, producer and production designer in short films and operas.
Nitzan interned at the development department at Piano Production Company (The Square, Beach Rats, Knife + Heart…)in Mexico City in 2018. She currently attends the AFI Conservatory as a directing fellow and also assists casting director and producer Heidi Levitt (Parasite, The Artist, JFK...)
Jessica is a Colombian born, internationally raised, and LA based screenwriter. She has a strong formation in vocal technique, music, and stage performance. This paved her way to film through playwriting and songwriting.
Her work both behind and in front of the camera have been featured and recognized and honored in festivals such as Barcelona Planet Film Festival and Worldfest- Houston.
She hopes this collaboration will shed light on our innate connection to the world and consciousness of a one-heath perspective.
Nico is a producer from Bogota, Colombia. He graduated from Tulane University, double majoring in Marketing and Finance, and minoring in Film.
He worked at Havas in New York City, followed by the production company Eye Full Media. He was one of the producers for the feature film, ACCIDENTAL BLESSING, which premiered in Colombia in February 2020 and is currently available on Amazon Prime.
Nicolas’ passion lies in highlighting new voices that add to the cultural conversation and are pushing the boundaries of the medium.
Pablo graduated in Economics and Business Administration and worked as a Management Consultant for three years before deciding to change careers and work in the entertainment industry in 2018.
That year he produced and edited the short film, EVA, in collaboration with the Chilean film school Escuela de Cine de Chile, which was screened in festivals in the Americas, Asia and Europe.
At AFI Pablo has produced 3 narrative short films and has 3 other projects in development.
Jean has built her merit in the Chicago film Industry shooting commercials, music videos, and short films.
Her work has premiered in Chicago's Reel Short Film Festival for the screening of "Drown".
After graduating from Columbia College's cinematography program Jean continued to work in Los Angeles area as an emerging cinematographer in the American Film Institute.
Joe is a bilingual graduate of the University of Oregon, with a BA in Spanish Language & Literature.
With a lifelong passion for editing film, Joe has gained experience through a wide variety of projects and NLE platforms. Contributing to his family's winery, Joe has also produced and edited several mini-documentaries including WE OWE THE FUTURE: THE BIODYNAMIC STORY, and OREGON SOLIDARITY.
In addition, Joe has been lead editor for the YouTube channels, AUTONAUTS, and VINTAGE UNDERGROUND. Joe is an open-minded, unconventional thinker with a passion for inclusive storytelling, teamwork, and integrating global perspectives.