Clayton Brown, Producer/Director
Clayton Brown is a musician and documentary and fiction filmmaker whose films have been screened across the country. His most recent film, Galileo’s Grave (with producer Andrew Suprenant) won the IFP/Chicago Production Fund grant. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and received an MFA in film from Northwestern University, where he is now on the faculty teaching film production and post-production.
Monica Ross, Producer/Director
Monica Long Ross’s short films (The Story of My Life, Memory, Dinner) have been screened both nationally and internationally, and her published theatrical plays (Clarissa’s Closet, Montana Molly and the Peppermint Kid) have been produced around the country. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, received an MFA in film from Northwestern University, is an associate director of The Arizona Women’s Theatre Company in Scottsdale, Arizona, and lives and works in Chicago. Along with her work with 137 Films, she teaches at Columbia College, Chicago.
Andrew Suprenant, Producer
Andrew Suprenant has created commercial projects in Chicago for six years. His work has been recognized by INTERCOM, the industrial arm of the Chicago International Film Festival. Andrew’s clients include New Balance, Asthmatic Kitty Records, Indy Racing League, The Museum of Science and Industry, PepsiCo, Thrillist, Blender Magazine, and Lollapalooza. His filmic debut, Galileo’s Grave, won the IFP/Chicago Production Fund grant. He was born in Kankakee, Illinois, and has a degree in radio/TV/film from Northwestern University.