Elizabeth and Gabriel just returned from the jungle in Brazil, where they were shooting an experimental film starring themselves. They’re still hallucinating!

Coming up in 2014, Elizabeth will direct the narrative feature WHITE GIRL from her own screenplay, and Gabriel is a producer. Killer Films (KIDS, Boys Don’t Cry) is producing the film, with Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Catfish) as EP’s. Gabriel has been busy writing and directing short documentaries since the viral success of A Brief History of John Baldessari, narrated by Tom Waits. Elizabeth recently earned a Masters in Film with a Screenwriting Fellowship at Columbia University.

Elizabeth’s short LOFT (2011) premiered at the Dallas International Film Festival, and went on to Beverly Hills, the Hamptons, New Orleans, Calgary, and other festivals. It is now available from IndieFlix Films on DVD and download.  Elizabeth’s photography is here: www.woodelizabeth.com

Gabriel’s short HOW IT ENDED (2011), starring 3-time Oscar nominee Debra Winger, played at Sarasota, the Hamptons, and Newport Beach among other festivals, and won Jury Prize at the 41st USA Film Festival. Gabriel has recently been working with the Google Creative Lab as a writer/director. He wrote a half-hour doc for the new Pivot/Participant TV network, and he directed a film for the Future Of Storytelling Conference 2013.

Elizabeth and Gabriel have worked together since 2005 from their headquarters at Bank Street Films in New York City. Their first feature, the documentary WADE IN THE WATER, CHILDREN (2008), was born after six months teaching filmmaking to kids in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The film is available from distributors IndiePix Films and Cinema Guild and through iTunes and everywhere else. Newsday called the film “Scalding Stuff.”

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