Bay City is TVs most homoerotic primetime buddy cop series. Maria is Bay City’s biggest fan. Black, queer and a lifelong geek with a love for slash fanfiction; Maria seeks out her digital writer crush, finally looking for a connection IRL.
Chelsea is a writer-director from Los Angeles with a passion for connecting the world through film. She is a graduate of The University of Chicago and was one of ten participants in AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women in 2015. Chelsea is currently developing her first feature, EVANGELINE.
Franzeska (Franzi) Dickson
Franzi has been in fandom for over 20 years, from lurking to serving on the OTW board. She fell in love with editing through fandom and joined the indie film co-op Scary Cow to hone her skills. Currently, Franzi is completing her MFA at the AFI Conservatory.
An L.A. based DP, Lidia is a recipient of the prestigious American Film Institute Scholarship.
She has studied at NYU Tisch, Central Saint Martins and The University of Sydney. Lidia’s style is derived from her years working in documentary and news photography around the globe.