Jasmine McGlade Chazelle


Jasmine McGlade Chazelle grew up in Littleton, Colorado and London, England. She graduated Harvard University in 2007, where she worked closely with award-winning filmmakers Gina Kim, Alfred Guzzetti, Robb Moss and Jan Schütte. After college she worked for Kimberly Peirce, writer/director of Boys Don’t Cry and Stop Loss.

Jasmine recently produced the critically acclaimed feature-length musical Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009, won the Special Jury Prize at the Torino Film Festival, was nominated for a Gotham Award, and was released in theaters the next year to rave reviews. (For more information, visit
Outside of filmmaking, Jasmine is also known as a national champion fencer and four-time U.S. Junior World Team member; she has won the Junior Olympics, NCAA Championships, and the U.S. National Championships.
Jasmine lives in Venice, California with her husband, filmmaker Damien Chazelle. Maria My Love is her directing debut.

Jennifer Glynn


Jennifer Glynn’s career has spanned employment in television news at the Voice of America, documentary film production at LucasFilm, and grassroots marketing for the Landmark Theatre Company. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Producing from the American Film Institute Conservatory and a BA in Film & Electronic Media from Bard College. Her first feature film, TiMER, had its world premiere at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. (Please visit for more information) In addition to TiMER, she has produced and written numerous short films, videos & webisodes. Jennifer currently works and resides in Los Angeles.

Tiana Matthews


Tiana Matthews grew up splitting her time between Nigeria and New York. After graduating Harvard University she worked as an assistant to producer Rachael Horovitz (About Schmidt, Moneyball) on the HBO Films Production Grey Gardens, starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. She has also done production work for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with a focus on their Measures of Effective Teaching Project, the primary goal of which is to improve education in America’s classrooms using video technology. Tiana currently works and resides in New York City. Maria My Love is her first feature film production.

Brian Outland


A graduate of the American Film Institute’s Cinematography Program, Brian studied under such notable ASC cinematographers as Stephen Lighthill and Bill Dill as well as participated in workshops with Robert Richardson, ASC; Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC; and Janusz Kaminski, among others. After growing up in Colorado, and attending Boston University’s film program, he moved to New York and served as cinematographer on a number of shorts and music videos and shot his first feature, Down on the Lower East Side. His most recent projects to date include Smorgasbord, an AFI DWW Narrative short staring Brie Larson (United States of Tara, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World); Trophy, an HBO Shout! Narrative short; Partners, a television pilot and ITVF Comedy Winner; The Dunny Project, a 35mm short; music videos for Sunday Drivers and Italian star Elisa; 2nd Unit for Kid Cudi (featuring Kanye West); and Quake, a 35mm short starring Chase Ellison (Wristcutters, Mysterious Skin). Brian is currently based in Los Angeles.

Katy Skjerping


Katy holds a Masters Degree in Editing from The American Film Institute and has worked as an assistant and lead film editor for over ten years. Her film credits include Woody Allen’s Match Point and Peter Sollett’s Raising Victor Vargas, among others. Recently she has edited for the CBS hit The Good Wife. Katy lives in Los Angeles with her husband.

Maxwell Drummey


Maxwell Drummey is a Los Angeles based musician, variously called a composer, arranger, songwriter, producer, and session player.  One half of pop group Chester French, Max has been working professionally since graduating college in 2007. As a session musician or arranger, Max has worked on music by Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Patrick Stump, and Reflection Eternal, among others.  His work in Chester French has seen him writing and producing tracks featuring a long list of talented collaborators that includes Janelle Monae and Pusha T alongside Jermaine Dupri and Diddy. Maria My Love marks Max’s first feature length score.  In addition to composing for the film, Max performed, produced and recorded the music at his LA studio, Narnia.

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