ANNABELLE ATTANASIO (Writer/Director) is a Brooklyn-based writer and director. Her feature, MICKEY AND THE BEAR, won the Melissa Mathison Award at the HIFF Screenwriters Lab, is currently a semifinalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship, and is supported by Film Independent and IFP. It was also in the final round of the Women in Film x Blacklist Feature Lab. Her short, FRANKIE KEEPS TALKING, has played festivals nationwide, including Palm Springs, Hamptons, Austin, Mill Valley, and Maryland, and won several awards, including Best Female Protagonist at NFFTY. As an actress, her favorite credits include a recurring role on Steven Soderbergh's "The Knick" and a series regular on CBS's "Bull". Since 2014, she has been researching Anaconda with the support of the NYU Gallatin Dean's Research Award, and MICKEY will be her first feature film.

LIZZIE SHAPIRO (Producer) is a freelance producer in Brooklyn, NY. She has produced several short films that have premiered at film festivals worldwide, including Frankie Keeps Talking (Santa Barbara Film Festival 2017, Palm Springs International Shortsfest 2017), Where There’s Smoke (Tribeca Film Festival 2017), and Jahar (Tribeca Film Festival 2016). Lizzie was recently the Unit Production Manager for Peter Brunner’s To The Night and the Production Coordinator for Matthew Porterfield’s Sollers Point. Lizzie also worked on the feature filmGoat(Sundance 2016) as the NY Production Supervisor and Post Supervisor. She has produced commercial content with companies such as Yacht Club Films, M ss ng P eces, Anonymous Content, All- Expanded, The Barbarian Group, Alldayeveryday and VICE i-D. Lizzie has also produced a number of music videos for artists such as Alicia Keys, Maggie Rogers, Pusha T and Norah Jones. Lizzie has been working with SeeThink films as Andrew Neel’s associate for the past three years. Currently, she is Line Producing Omni Boat in Miami, FL. 

TAYLOR SHUNG (Producer) is a producer born and raised in New York City. She recently line produced an Austrian film, To The Night, starring Caleb Landry-Jones, and her previous feature films include Jacqueline Argentine (Sundance 2016), and A Woman, A Part (Rotterdam 2016). Her commercial work stretches from music videos to commercial campaigns, including artists Pusha T, Dream, Desiigner and clients Patron Tequila and Nestle. Earlier this year, she produced a multi- channel installation with video artist, Candice Breitz, entitled Love Story, starring Julianne Moore and Alec Baldwin, which will be showcased at the 2017 Venice Biennale Pavilion on behalf of South Africa. Taylor is also a Producer for Borscht Corp., a nonprofit organization and community of Miami based filmmakers and artists. She produced Kaiju (Bunraku), a puppet monster short film directed by Jillian Mayer and Lucas Leyva, which had its premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Lizzie and Taylor both co-founded Meadow Street Films, a production services company in New York. 

IMAGERY BY:

Anaconda I, 2017 - Jacqueline Harriet

Anaconda II, 2014 - Zach Nutman