John Mattiuzzi was raised in the extraterrestrial region of Pine Bush, New York. At age 26, he co-directed, La Americana, an award-winning feature documentary. In 2012, John received his MFA in Computer Art from the School of Visual Arts where he took the opportunity to bridge his documentary style with fantasy in a semi-autobiographical, paranormal parable called THE COMPOSITOR, a 2013 Student Academy Award winner. He's currently working on his second feature film, a story about his hometown and the struggles of growing up as an alien in a town unwelcoming of his kind.
Whether it is a short film, a still image, or whatever media he can get his hands on, Joshua Planz, a digital artist based in Brooklyn, loves to create immersive stories. While by day Josh is a 3D freelancer and college professor, by night, he let’s his imagination go wild while he fabricates worlds of imagination. Josh has a passion for encountering creative challenges with eagerness at the opportunity to learn and grow as an artist and story teller. While always looking for the next adventure to embark on, he is always researching new and exciting ways to get his thoughts out to the viewer.