Courtney Antonioli & Chris Chan Roberson
Courtney Antonioli is a writer, performer, and filmmaker. Her award-winning entertainment has been performed Off-Off Broadway in New York City, and other cities such as Brooklyn, San Francisco, Lenox, and more. In 2017 her solo-show, “18 days. 48 girls.” earned NYC’s Frigid Festival’s Audience Choice Award for best show.
Her plays include: The Mount, Toast, A Clean, Well-Lighted Café, Some Things Never Change, and Don’t Go Into The Light. In 2015 her play, The Mount, about Pulitzer prize winning author Edith Wharton, debuted at Wharton's internationally home to a sold-out crowd at Wharton’s actual home.
As a storyteller, Courtney has been featured on The Moth, Cinema Stories at Videology, The PIT, Split Personality, Hi-Fi, Q.E.D Fasttrack, Take Two Storytelling, Tell It: Brooklyn, Two Truths and Lie, and more. In 2017 her hour-long solo show, 18 days. 48 girls. was in the NYC Off-Off- Broadway Fringe Festival. Her show, Courtney Goes To Camp, premiered at the 2015 PIT SOLOCOM. In 2015 she won the Surprise Storytelling Show.
She is the creator and producer for the YouTube show Stay Golden, a channel of original programming inspired by The Golden Girls, -- including mashups, interviews, DIY, and more. The series Staying Golden is a web-series following Courtney as she figures out how to live life through The Golden Girls while doing a fan reboot. The series has been recognized by Nerdist, The A.V. Club, TubeFilter, DangerousMinds.net, and more. Their website is www.stolafproductions.com.
Professional affiliations include: Dramatists Guild of America and Playwrights Center. In 2014 she participated in Theaterspeak’s WOF 2014 (Writers Out Front) NYC and Nightly News by Fresh Ground Pepper. She is a certified community producer at BRIC in Brooklyn, NY. Her website is: www.courtneyantonioli.com.
CHRIS CHAN ROBERSON
Chris Chan Roberson is a 15-year veteran editor, digital content strategist, cinematographer, college professor and project manager. He has been teaching cinematography and editing at New York University Tisch School of the Arts since 1999, and served as NYU’s Executive Director of Post Production for over two years. Chris also edits professionally and has worked with such talents as Sting, Billy Eichner, Nick Kroll and Christian McBride. In 2006, Chris won a Telly Award for his editing work with Robert Small Entertainment, where he edited for Comedy Central, Nick at Nite and The Biography Channel.
From 2012 through July 2014, Chris worked at YouTube, helping emerging partners devise channel strategy, increase production value, and develop their brand. He also co-ran the Creator Residency program that provided YouTubers the opportunity to use YouTube’s resources, and also helped develop the free educational workshops offered through YouTube Space NY to help YouTube partners maximize the potential of their channel.
In 2014, Chris conducted a TEDx Talk, titled “Modern Mavericks”. Chris is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.