Michael Day, PRODUCER and consultant on veterans issues

In September of 2003 Michael Day was discharged from the United States Marine Corps as a combat veteran, having served in Iraq.  Seven years later he began to dabble in prose and photography as a means of finding outlets with therapeutic value to combat his symptoms of PTS. Currently, he lives in Queens, NY and is a writer, producer, and shooter for Cyprian Films NY. In 2013 he self published a collection of poetry and vignettes entitled “I am the Title.” Michael is in the process of completing a novel and recently worked on Judd Apatow’s “Trainwreck,” NBC’s “The Slap,” and the latest feature film from Minos Papas “Behind the Mirror.”


LIZ SARGENT, PRODUCER AND PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Liz Sargent is an independent producer and designer for film and performance in New York City. Ms. Sargent's work with Cyprian Films, New York includes: Producer/Production Designer for “Tango on the Balcony” (2016), Art Director for the Oxfam International PSA “The International Arms Trade Spares No-One” (2013), and Production Manager for Minos Papas’ feature film “Behind the Mirror” (2015).

With a background in Modern Dance from North Carolina School of the Arts she has worked in various capacities in the performing arts in New York City. As a Producer/Production Manager, she has worked with Kyle Abraham/Abraham In Motion, Dance Theater Workshop, Noemie Lafrance Noir, Mount Tremper Arts and Go Forth by Kanaza Schaal/PS122. Liz has also worked with David Byrne on Contemporary Color, the Mark Morris Dance Group, St Ann’s Warehouse and Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company among others.

As a performer, she has collaborated with Jim Findlay in two experimental plays; Dream of the Red Chamber and Botanica. Ms. Sargent's own evening length performances have been produced by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Danspace Project and The Chocolate Factory.