Nicholas Payne Santos

Nicholas Payne Santos is a thirty-year-old writer, director, and producer.

Santos was born and raised on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is of Cape Verdean, British and German descent.

Nicholas received his MFA in Film with a concentration in Creative Producing at Columbia University School of the Arts in 2019. He attended undergraduate studies at Ithaca College, where he graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Cinema & Photography.


Adam R. Brown

Adam R. Brown is an award-winning narrative filmmaker and editor based in Brooklyn. His work has screened at several film festivals across the world including; Sundance*, Palm Springs Int, Nashville, Maryland, Fantasia, Athens Film + Video Festival, ASFF, & Cucalorus Film Festival.


Kyle I. Kelley

Kyle I. Kelley is a Brooklyn based Cinematographer & Colorist originally from South Burlington, Vermont. He has shot multiple fiction and documentary features, including Maggie Black; While I Breathe, I Hope; American Experience: Sealab, and forthcoming films Uncle Peckerhead; Good Ol Girl; Train Keeps A Rolling; and It Cuts Deep. His early career assisting Buddy Squires, ASC, led to an appreciation for verite and observational camera work, which translates into his style on everything from feature documentaries to short fiction films. His past collaborations include award winning fiction and non-fiction filmmakers, and companies such as HBO, Insignia Films, and the New York Times.