The deeper you look into Mylissa's past work, the more her unique confidence comes as no surprise. Growing up in Oregon, Mylissa funded her early Super 8 skateboarding films by selling her concert photography, often getting past security by posing as local press.
Xavier Neal Burgin is a Los Angeles based filmmaker with roots in rural Mississippi and Birmingham, Alabama. A presidential scholarship to the University of Alabama started his education and career, and graduate school brought him back to the West Coast and the University of Southern California where he directed 'Olde E' under USC's School of Cinematic Arts
Angeline Gragasin's filmmaking feels part dream, part empowering, and part folklore. Whether watching her short film, The Animals, or her series on 'Women of the Future', she has a wonderful and personal style that affects everything from the editing, the set and wardrobe design, and the camera movement. Given the nature and breadth of Angeline's work, we are sure that whatever she makes for The BUREAU will be inspired and impressive, we can't wait.
When tracing the path of her career as an award-winning writer and director, what stands out most is how fearless she is in her storytelling. It takes an incredibly capable director to expose so many of their own vulnerabilities in their work, while at the same time creating something that feels approachable and unexpected, where the audience feels deeply connected to an experience so different from their own.