Ned Phillips is a filmmaker based in Durham, North Carolina. He graduated from Goucher College and went on to earn a certificate in Documentary Arts from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Since then, he has shot and edited multiple films, including the documentary feature Truth Underground (2016), which played at Cucalorus, RiverRun International Film Festival, Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, and others. Ned was the director of photography for G Yamazawa's music video "North Cack" (2017), which has gained more than four million views on Facebook. Ned's directorial debut, "The Maestro" (2018), is an official selection to the RiverRun International Film Festival and will be playing at festivals throughout the year. Ned is currently collaborating with Victoria Bouloubasis on the documentary feature The Last Partera.
Bradley Bethel is an educator and film producer based in Mebane, North Carolina. He studied writing at The Ohio State University and earned a master’s degree in education from the University of Toledo. After working as a teacher and literacy specialist for six years, he began a new career in independent film. Since directing his first film, the documentary feature Unverified: The Untold Story Behind the UNC Scandal (2016), Bradley has produced multiple documentary shorts, including "Radioactive Veteran" (2016), "Robeson Rises" (2018) and "The Maestro" (2018). Bradley is currently a producer on the documentary feature The Last Partera, in addition to producing or consulting on crowdfunding and social media for several other projects.