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SARAH FRIEDLAND (Co Director/Producer) began her career as an editor, working on many projects including the Emmy nominated film, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FRIDA KAHLO by Amy Stechler. Friedland's first feature documentary, THING WITH NO NAME premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and screened at over 50 festivals internationally and nationally. Her work has been supported by grants from the Jerome Foundation, the Paul Newman Foundation and the William H. Prusoff Foundation. In 2009, Friedland was named one of the “10 independent filmmakers to look out for” by the Independent Magazine. Friedland has been a LABA House of Study Fellow and a MacDowell Colony Fellow. She is the Head of the Film and Media Studies Program at Wagner College.

ESY CASEY(Co Director/Producer) is a Filipino American filmmaker and graphic designer. She co produced and shot THING WITH NO NAME (2008, available on iTunes), which was nominated for Best Documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Haskell Wexler Prize for Best Cinematography. She has received awards and fellowships from The Princess Grace Foundation, The Ford Foundation, The Center for Asian American Media, PLAYA Artist Residency and the MacDowell Colony. Her films with Sarah Friedland have been featured on the sites of Filmmaker Magazine and Art Asia Pacific Magazine, and her current film JEEPNEY aired nationaly on PBS World in 2015.

In 2012 Friedland and Casey created Perinspire LLC, a production company committed to creative and meaningful work.