Ivete Lucas was born in Brazil and started her filmmaking career in Mexico. At 23, she received a grant to direct Asma, which was shortlisted for the Mexican Academy Awards. Her short film Ex-Votos screened on PBS. Lucas is currently producing a feature film for Keren Cytter, and her first feature documentary, One Big Understanding, will be finished in 2016.
Patrick Bresnan is an installation artist and filmmaker (www.otisike.com). In 2013, he produced the short film Rougharouing and was researcher and cameraman for the feature documentary Killing Time. He directed One Big Misunderstanding, which won the top grant from the Austin Film Society in 2010 and is currently in post-production. Bresnan holds a master’s degree in sustainable architecture from University of Texas.