The Filmmakers


Julie Sokolow - Director

Julie Sokolow's documentaries have appeared at the New York Times, TIME, and Huffington Post. She is the director of the Healthy Artists documentary series, which profiles over forty uninsured artists who struggle to afford health care. Her first documentary feature Aspie Seeks Love won Best Documentary at the 2015 Cinequest Film Festival and has screened at festivals worldwide.  You can read about it at Vice, Salon, and Filmmaker Magazine and watch it on iTunes.  

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Danny Yourd - Producer

Danny Yourd is an award-winning director and creative producer from Pittsburgh, PA. He produced the Sundance-winning documentary Blood Brother and Almost Holy which premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.  Danny’s short film, Elgin Park, has screened at over 45 film festivals all over the world. His work has been featured on National Geographic, Apple, PBS Independent Lens, Devour, Vimeo Staff Pick, Netflix, Gizmodo, Colossal and many others.

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Animal - Production Company

Animal is a team of passionate content creators, always searching for new ideas and fresh perspectives. They believe in building strong, creative partnerships with agencies and brands who trust and count on them to offer unique solutions. Their range of talents encompass entire shoots through post-production solutions. They strive to help craft the story, mindful of clients’ goals to engage and inspire audiences.