DANNAH ELIZABETH

is a writer and director from Denver, Colorado. She attended Colorado Film School for three years, and finished her degree in Humanities at Metropolitan State University.

In 2018 she co-founded Sad Girl Productions, a female-led production company with a focus on female driven stories. That same year, she wrote and directed the webseries Filtered Water, and short film Not Your Mother’s Scouts. She was the production designer for all 3 seasons of I Put the Bi in Bitter, as well as a writer and actor for the last season.

Other than film, Dannah enjoys reading, swimming, and drinking coffee. She hopes one day to have a corgi and live somewhere where the sun doesn’t set. She is also always looking for book and movie recommendations. 

 

Besides Sad Girl, Dannah also runs five other Instagram accounts devoted to a variety of subjects such as dogs, fake Ray Ban sales, a Legally Blonde quote, and herself.

CONTACT DANNAH:

email: dannaheckhardt@gmail.com

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MARIN LEPORE

is a screenwriter, director, and activist. She's grown up in Colorado, and lived in Beijing from 4th-10th grade. After studying at the Colorado Film School, she continued at the University of Colorado Denver where she graduated with a BFA in Film & Television.

As a gay woman of color, Marin is passionate about creating inclusive films that empower women, POC, LGBT people, and other marginalized communities – her award-winning, multi-season, comedy webseries "I Put the Bi in Bitter" being one of them. She's the co-founder of the entirely women-led production company SAD GIRL PRODUCTIONS.

Marin previously served as a board member for the non-profit organization Women in Film and Media Colorado. At UCD, she was part of the College of Arts and Media's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force. She's spoken on panels across the country about topics ranging from filmmaking, to representation, to her life and being adopted.

Marin's work has screened at festivals including SeriesFest, ClexaCon, Denver Pop Culture Con, and Aurora Pride. Recent press interviews include 303 MagazineTagg Magazine, and Voyage Denver.

When she's not making films or fighting politics, Marin enjoys juggling, skating, playing violin, loving turtles, and eating Chipotle. Her favorite quote in the entire world is: "Before time flew it was an egg; going nowhere."

CONTACT MARIN: 

email: lepore.marin@gmail.com

website: marinlepore.com

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