Ivete Lucas is a director, producer, and editor based in Austin, Texas. She was born in Brazil and grew up in Mexico. For the past 10 years, she has been making video art and co-directing observational documentaries with her partner Patrick Bresnan. Their latest short film Skip Day won the short film prize at the directors fortnight at Cannes. The Rabbit Hunt, their previous film, won over 20 festival prizes and the cinema eye honor. Pahokee is her first feature-length film and will premiere at Sundance.
Patrick Bresnan is a visual artist and filmmaker. He received his formal education working for notable mission school artists Clare Rojas and Barry McGee (Twist). Patrick holds a masters degree in sustainability from the University of Texas School of Architecture. He is currently developing a new film in the Florida Panhandle.