JILL CARGERMAN has worked in television for over twenty years, creating the comedy Working Class and writing and producing on shows including Younger, Teachers, Las Vegas, Gary Unmarried, Spin City and Daria. She began her career as a sex advice columnist for Bikini Magazine.
DAVID GLEESON is a recent immigrant from Ireland where he wrote and directed the feature films, Cowboys & Angels and The Front Line. His most recent film as writer/director, Don’t Go, was released by IFC Films in October. Tolkien, which he wrote for Fox Searchlight and Chernin Entertainment will be released nationwide on May 10th. David is currently writing The Grimm Legacy for the Walt Disney Company, the first installment of a potential franchise.
CLAIRE MARTIN is a journalist whose work has appeared in Los Angeles magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Outside, Smithsonian and Wired. She’s a former columnist for the New York Times and has worked as an editor for Outside magazine and as a radio producer for KCRW. She teaches in the journalism program at UCLA Extension.