Ivete Lucas was born in Brazil, grew up in Mexico and works as a filmmaker in the United States and Mexico. She started her film career with a grant from the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) to direct her first short film ASMA, which was shortlisted for an Ariel (the Mexican Academy Award), before moving to the United States to obtain an MFA in Film Production at the University of Texas at Austin. Her short films have premiered and won awards at Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, and London International Film Festival, as well as a Cinema Eye Honor. PAHOKEE, her first feature film, premiered in the Documentary Competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and received theatrical distribution in the US and France. She is currently in post production of her second feature film about the practice of nudism. 


Patrick Bresnan is a visual artist and filmmaker. He co-directed THE SEND-OFF which premiered at Sundance in 2016 and received awards at SXSW, SFIFF and AFI FEST. He directed THE RABBIT HUNT which premiered in the US at Sundance in 2017 and in Europe at the Berlinale. The film has won 20 awards including the Cinema Eye Honor. He co-directed and shot SKIP DAY which won the grand jury prize at The Directors Fortnight at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. He was a cinematographer on BOYS STATE which won the grand jury prize at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The CNC selected his new feature film about nudism to receive cinéma du monde co- production funding.