After graduating from Swarthmore University in 2013, Jake worked at Sloss/Eckhouse LawCo, assisting head Partner Jacqueline Eckhouse in daily management and administrative duties. From there, he moved into a role of Sales Coordinator at FilmBuff, the premiere digital distribution company at the forefront of today's advancing audience-building models. In early 2016, he moved to Black Bear Pictures, where he currently serves as Head of Development and Business Affairs.
Right out of the University of Miami, Max worked in the post-production department of NBC News as part of the editing team for the Today Show and Dateline. After a year and half there, he took his talents to the freelance world, producing and editing content for musicians, emerging talents in the New York comedy scene, and some of today's brightest up-and-coming filmmakers, all under his Monticello Park Productions banner. He also writes and directs his own short films, 3 of which are set for release in late 2016/early 2017.
Olivia is a New York-based cinematographer and photographer whose work has been featured in The FADER, Stereogum, Popmatters, Ladygunn, Vevo, Details Magazine, The Burning Ear and more. Though mostly shooting music videos, documentaries, and short films, she has had the opportunity to work on camera crews with some of the rising starts of the cinematography world such as Rachel Morrison (Fruitvale Station, Dope), Wyatt Garfield (Gabriel, Mediterranea), and Thimios Baktakis (Dogtooth, The Lobster, Blind).
Dennis hails from Detroit, Michigan where he developed an early interest in music, learning many different instruments spanning from guitar to accordion. He went on to study Sound Design for Film and Video at Grand Valley State University where he built a reputation composing musical scores across many different genres. He has also spent time constructing his own experimental instruments and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Music Technology at NYU.
Raised on a steady diet of the Ramones and Seinfeld, Catherine is no stranger to the entertainment industry. She spent her high school years recording bands in her basement, including her own music as a singer-songwriter. In 2010, she moved to the NYC to pursue an education in the recording industry at NYU’s Music Technology program. Since graduating, Catherine has cultivated her passion for music and film as a member of the Flavorlab team and as a freelance mix engineer and producer.