Marina Shron is a Russian born, New York based, writer and filmmaker. After earning her MFA in dramatic writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, she enjoyed a successful career as a playwright before turning to filmmaking.
As a writer, she has worked with Tony Pemberton on his feature film “Buddha’s Little Finger”, a German-Canadian co-production, released in 2016. Marina’s first short film as writer-director, Lullaby for Ray, starring Estelle Bajou and Alfredo Narciso (Homeland, Demolition), won awards and screened in festivals around the world, including Toronto and Cannes.
Her second film, Sea Child, premiered at the 2015 Fantasia Film Festival and screened at numerous other festivals. Both films are distributed by TV Shorts International, Play Festival Films, and Fandor.
Marina has received awards and funding for her work from Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, James Thurber Foundation, and Fund for Mutual Understanding. A former Fulbright scholar, she teaches screenwriting at The New School, NY.
Molly Pearson is a New York City based theater and film producer. She is the co-founder and co-Artistic Director of Partial Comfort Productions, a 3 time Drama Desk nominated and OBIE Winning nonprofit ensemble that The New York Times dubbed “the little company that could”. Molly was a Partner at Table Ten Films, where along with her producing partner, she produced the feature films The Green (starring Julia Ormond, Jason Butler Harner, Cheyenne Jackson, Illeana Douglas) and Clutter (starring Carol Kane, Natasha Lyonne, Joshua Leonard, Halley Feiffer, Maria Dizzia and Kathy Najimy).
Fanslike Agency are producing the fan engagement and audience strategy for The Fruit of Our Womb. Fanslike Agency are audience, fan and crowdfunding experts for independent film, based in the UK.