Director: Sydney Mills, Justin McGrath
Bio: Since early 2020, McGrath and Mills have been collaborating on video projects, co-directing as a team with McGrath handling the scoring, editing and visual effects and Mills operating the camera and creating the props and special effects. Together, they create work driven by frenetic beats, break-neck paced editing and their mutual interest in cyberpunk fiction.
Sydney Mills is a filmmaker and artist working within the mediums of video, photography and sculpture. She received her MFA in Photography & Media from California Institute of the Arts in 2018 and her BA in Fine Art from the University of Southern California in 2010. Mills has shown work internationally at the Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore, Semperdepot (Vienna, Austria), and Busan Photo Fair (Busan, South Korea), and in numerous group shows at Los Angeles based art galleries, including The Box, Noysky Projects, Keystone Gallery, and Monte Vista Projects. She lives and works in Los Angeles.
Justin McGrath is a musician, artist and audio specialist based in Los Angeles. His expertise and relationships are broad: from working with and supporting headline touring acts including Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle & M83 to composing and producing; audio engineering in the studio to sound design for user interfaces; personal projects to developing assets for hardware companies. McGrath holds a BA in Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago. McGrath performs live and releases music under the name Polyfuse.