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Originally from Maryland, Zack Burkett studied film and creative writing at UMD before following his passion for filmmaking to Atlanta. There, he enjoys video editing, screenwriting, and directing short films. He hopes to entertain and inspire audiences with compelling stories.

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Cameron Scott is a native Floridian now residing in Atlanta, GA. His work as a writer, director, cinematographer, editor, and musician earned him the moniker The Media Swiss Army Knife. When Cameron isn’t working on projects, he can usually be found at home—somewhere near a bowl of ice cream.

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Maya Williams

Maya is a senior Broadcast Journalism student from Atlanta, GA, studying at Florida A & M University. Maya has written for publications such as the FAMUAN, and Capitol Outlook. At FAMU, Maya works at the campus radio station as the News Director and Associate Producer of SJGCMedia.com. Upon graduating, Maya aspires to work behind the scenes as a Television Producer and attend Film School. 

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Rafia Ansari

Originally from Connecticut, Rafia Ansari studied Communication at Manchester Community College and MCC Pace University before relocating to Atlanta, GA. Rafia is a driven Screenwriter, Indie Filmmaker, Actress, and Marketing Guru. She has experience writing for her high school and college newspapers and writing, directing, and producing a few films.

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    Patrick Shannon 

Patrick Shannon is a journalist, screenwriter, and the Director of Communications of the Atlanta Writers' Society. He is a UGA alum and recently returned to Atlanta after working in Los Angeles for Playboy, Billboard, LA Weekly, and several other entertainment publications. When he's not bashing his head against a keyboard, he's playing with his moody senior rescue dog, Lonnie.