Mark Farrell is a director, producer, and writer who has helped bring to life projects that include the pilot of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” for HBO; “Ben Stiller’s Comedy Roundtable” with Ben Stiller, Jim Carrey, Chris Rock and Bill Hader for Epix; two seasons of “Z-Rock,” a single camera sitcom for IFC; and “Off the Record” with Bono and the Edge for HBO. Getting his start in commercials and music videos, Mark switched over to comedy and music early on. He produced many series and specials for Comedy Central, HBO, NBC, Fox, Showtime, VH1, and more, winning Cable Ace awards for Comedy Central’s “The A List” with Richard Lewis, and the Disney Channel’s “Coming Home” with Jackson Browne. His current projects include a comedy called “Lucky Loser” with Big Jay Oakerson; a feature documentary, “Better Than You,” about late comedian Patrice O’Neal; “Mile High,” a screenplay that just got approved to head up the ladder to Lorne Michaels; and a new digital comic book publishing company. Always looking to weave social consciousness into the mix, he produced two pieces for Pathways to Peace, an NGO at the UN, and is currently working on a special project for Peace Day 2016
Sansan Fibri is a film and television producer and writer born in Israel. With an undying passion for theater and film, she began acting in her teenage years, devoting herself to drama studies at an art high school in her hometown of Haifa. Sansan continued pursuing her passion, attending world-renowned acting conservatories in Paris, London and New York City. She had already performed in several theatrical productions and indie films in New York when she sat down to write her first screenplay, “Dream in American.” Within a year, that film was read by film producer Philip M. Cohen of Troika Pictures who loved it and produced it. Sansan is currently partnered with Mark Farrell in the productions of the comedy "Lucky Loser" for Comedy Central, the independent feature documentary, "Better Than You," and several other projects. Sansan also created "Mile High," a dramatic comedy based on her six-year journey as a corporate flight attendant on private jets. Sansan and Mark co-wrote the screenplay which is now in development.
Michael Johnson is a representative to the United Nations for the NGO, Pathways to Peace. The major focus of his service is the worldwide expansion of the International Day of Peace, observed annually on Sept. 21. Michael is a seasoned peace builder who draws on his many years as a yoga practitioner for inspiration and inner tranquility. Michael inspires people to take positive actions for peace through his writing, personal coaching, public speaking, documentaries and community events. He also maintains a private practice in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts as a personal and business coach. Working with a team of seasoned and gifted video artists to produce inspiring content is his passion. He has been interviewed on BBC World News, CNN World News, NPR and other local media.
Nick Keene is a director, producer, editor and designer born in New York City. He attended Trinity School, Vassar College and, then, moved on to study Acting/Directing at Circle in the Square. He worked consistently in the theater for the next 10 years in many projects including Prometheus in Prometheus Bound at the Angel Orensanz, Eddie in HurlyBurly at the National Shakespeare Company, and Paul in Warriors at Culture Project/45 Bleeker. In 2003, he stepped into the world of Branded Content/Production and formed The Insanity Corporation with a team of advertising veterans, where they worked with the likes of Lewis Black, 50 Cent, Spike Lee, GE, NASA, Vitamin Water, Deutsch Bank, and a long, global client list. Recently, he edited the feature narrative Ode to Joy, edited and post-produced on two documentary feature projects, Power of Pearl and Camp 72, developed, directed and edited the pilot of The Livery, an episodic comedy, and worked on narrative and documentary material for WholeFoods and Whole Planet Foundation. He also designed the ground-breaking Gyre Trilogy and 5210 for Ariel Dance Theater at the Long Center for the Performing Arts, in Austin, TX, in collaboration with Barco/High End Systems and Cyburbia. He has lectured, spoken, and/or taught at such institutions at The New School, the United Nations, Lincoln Center, Columbia University and The University of Texas.