About the Writer/Director
Frank Graziano is a writer-director from New York whose films explore contemporary American stories in a visceral neorealist style. The short film Sting was inspired by Frank’s photographic survey of the Bronx's high-traffic heroin neighborhoods in 2018. He is an MFA candidate in Directing at Columbia University, and holds a bachelors in journalism from Loyola University in Baltimore.
About the Producer
Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic is a writer-director born in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Her short, Into the Blue, won awards at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, the 63rd Oberhausen Film Festival, and the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival among many others and was nominated for a Student Academy Award. She is currently in pre-production for her debut feature film, Murina.