Eryk Pruitt is a filmmaker, crime fiction author, and screenwriter. His short films FOODIE and LIYANA, ON COMMAND have won awards at film festivals across the country. In 2015, his short fiction was a finalist for the Derringer Award. His latest novel WHAT WE RECKON can be found in bookstores across the country.
He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife, Lana, and their cat, Busey.
Drew Adamek is a writer and researcher with a background in public corruption investigative journalism, feature writing and broadcast production. He’s reported public corruption stories that appeared on CBS Evening News, 48 Hours, Primetime Live and 20/20. As a freelancer feature writer, his work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, New York Times, Chicago Magazine, The Public Humanist and many others. Drew has also served as a researcher or producer on over 200 true-crime television documentaries.
Piper Kessler writes, directs, produces, and edits sound for Velasquez Media and KV Works, as well as several independent, corporate, and government productions. Her credits include MILAGROS: MADE IN MEXICO, pieces for Feet in Two Worlds, and the award-winning short films SPIN, QUEEN OF HEARTS, THE HOODOO OF SWEET MAMA ROSA, and KEEPSAKE, and the web series FREQUENCY. She has won awards for her field sound work in various film productions. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Mike Rollin is a musician living in Houston, Texas. Former member of local band, Sharks and Sailors, he currently produces under the name, mycrawlin. He reunited with his college roommate, filmmaker Eryk Pruitt to collaborate on a series of film score projects: LIYANA ON COMMAND, THE HOODOO OF SWEET MAMA ROSA and the upcoming film, GOING DOWN SLOW.