Michael Noonan is an award-winning Australian filmmaker who has written, directed and produced more than 20 film projects. His feature scripts Alternate Ending and #Escape were both Top 50 semifinalists in the prestigious Academy Nicholl Fellowship and finalists in the 2016 Script Pipeline competition.
He was named on the inaugural Aussie List in 2015 and he is a five-time Tropfest finalist, most recently with Evil Mexican Child (2014), Remote (2013) and Photo Booth (2012). He won the IF Award for Best Australian Documentary for his film Unlikely Travellers (2007) and he has twice been nominated for AWGIE Awards for his scripts.
Raul Raygoza is a graduate in communications from the prestigious Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leòn (UANL) in Monterrey, Mexico.
He produced Evil Mexican Child (2014) and he has several other productions in development, including an innovative feature film to be shot in Mexico in late 2015.
His fashion photography work has appeared in magazines across the globe and he is currently producing and directing a series of promotional films for the University of Monterrey.
Ruari's screen industry work has centred on the acquisition, marketing and distribution of documentary, feature film and innovative digital content to Australian audiences. He has worked in acquisitions with Reel Feed Content Syndication network, Ippy.tv and Antidote Films.
He lectures in the screen industries at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith Film School and is in the final stages of his PhD titled The Education Market for Documentary Film: Digital Shifts in an Age of Content Abundance.