Tommy Pallotta, Producer
Originally from Houston, Texas, Tommy Pallotta moved to Austin and graduated with a degree in philosophy. Since his first feature film, The High Road, Pallotta has worked exclusively in video and digital formats, producing the award-winning shorts Roadhead and Snack and Drink. He collaborated with digital artist Bob Sabiston and director Richard Linklater on the acclaimed feature film Waking Life, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001. Pallotta is co-founder with Linklater of the Conduit Digital Festival.
Bob Sabiston, Producer
Bob Sabiston studied at MIT Media Laboratory, receiving a bachelor of science and a masters degree in computer graphics research. Both visual arts and computer programming figure prominently in his short films including God’s Little Monkey, Roadhead, and Snack and Drink. His films have appeared in numerous festivals and have received awards, including Austria’s 1996 Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica for God’s Little Monkey. Sabiston collaborated with Tommy Pallotta and director Richard Linklater on the acclaimed feature film Waking Life, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001.