Danielle Franco was born in 1977 and grew up in Newton, Massachusetts. She attended the University of Michigan where she wrote and directed Louise, which won the Best Film Award. In 1999, she moved to New York and worked on such features films as Brown Sugar (2002), Unfaithful (2002), and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004). She spent the summer of 2001 working in Francis Ford Coppola's development office. Most recently, Franco directed the short film The Rest, which was featured at the New York 2003 RIPFest. Chris Kenneally was born in 1970 and grew up in Marlborough, Connecticut. While living in Boston, he directed several short films, including Just Like Yo Momma and Dead End. In 1998, he moved to New York where he worked as a post-production supervisor on such films as You Can Count on Me (2000), Chinese Coffee (2000), Lift (2001), Nicholas Nickleby (2002), and Undefeated (2003), and produced ESPN's The Season: St. John's Basketball. Kenneally is the lead singer and guitarist for The Knobs and runs a musical showcase -- Doctor Jellyfinger's Paradise Jam -- every Tuesday night in New York's East Village.