DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, CINEMATOGRAPHER, EDITOR
Ben is a former Parisian and forever New Yorker whose passion for documentary filmmaking stems from a deep desire to visually explore complex identities within the constructs of nationality and culture. Having spent nearly a decade himself as an undocumented person, has compelled his interest in immigrant stories as the subjects and themes present across his work. He is the founder of A9NY Studio and post house ASSEMBLY9.
Dutty is a French photographer known for his electric images of dancehall culture across New York City spanning nearly a decade and candids of acclaimed artists such as J Balvin, Spice, Konshens, John Legend and Seth Gueko. He also works in the commercial photography space for brands and in video post production as an editor and colorist. He lives in Brooklyn with his dog Maya.
Amy is a producer, writer and co-founder of A9NY Studio where she develops premium nonfiction works. She earned her chops as a researcher in Kosovo through The New School graduate field program where she co-authored 1325 Facts and Fables, a published collection of local stories about the landmark resolution on Women, Peace and Security. Having built a foundation in commercial production but following a passion for nonfiction, Amy is currently looking forward to releasing her two first feature documentaries.
Jay is a highly sought after Caribbean director, with his signature “Game Over” stamped on over 200 music videos, known for his trademark energy and intuitiveness. He is a driving force in his native Jamaica, hailing from Spanish Town in the parish of St. Catherine, where he is credited with the wide scale enhancement of the quality of local production, and on a global stage as he works to support international productions in depicting true Caribbean lifestyles and culture.
Shaggy is a two-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist and proud Jamaican-American serving as executive producer of 15th Parish.