Ivana Corsale, director, editor and producer, was born and raised in Southern Italy. She moved to the United States to pursue an undergraduate degree in journalism and international studies from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She has worked as a journalist at The Dallas Morning News where she researched, shot and edited videos for the newspaper’s website. Through her MFA at the University of North Texas, Ivana produced, directed and edited a series of short films, including Unhappy Country. Currently, Ivana lives in Denver, Colorado where she works as a Supervising Technical Director at Craftsy – a tech company specializing in educational video content. On her spare time, Ivana enjoys cooking and hiking with her lab, Rupert. To see her most recent work, check out her demo reel.
Matt Nager, photographer, director of photography, assistant editor, discovered his passion for photography, as well as his curiosity for different cultures and places, in high school. His travels have taken him throughout Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Italy, Israel, Jordan and Egypt. Matt specializes in Editorial, Documentary, and Travel photography in the South West United States and Latin America. In addition to photography, he works in video and film. He has been recognized by the 61st College Photographer of the Year competition with an Honorable Mention for Documentary, the 2006 Hearst Journalism Awards as a National Finalist and by the Society of Professional Journalists. As a freelance photographer, Matt’s clients include: Mother Jones Magazine, DISCOVER Magazine, L’Express Magazine, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Bloomberg News, amongst others. You can see more of his work on his website at: www.mattnager.com
Ryan Connor, music composer, original score, is a Los Angeles based sound and video artist (b. 1979 Socorro, NM). Raised by scientist parents living outside of various national parks in New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado, Ryan developed an early fascination with nature and science that influenced his later work as an artist. His work has been published by Serac (USA), Pehr (USA), SEM (France), Dragon’s Eye Recordings (USA), Friendly Virus (Portugal), Ahora Eterno (Argentina) and Hibernate Recordings (UK). Visit Ryan’s website: www.sublamp.com