From Executive Producer Morgan Spurlock, comes a unique look at the IVF business. Some think an in vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope. Oscar-nominated director Amanda Micheli explores universal themes of desire and loss through her intimate portrait of these diverse individuals – from a devoutly Catholic Latino couple in Texas to a lesbian Lady Gaga Impersonator in New York – determined to have a baby against all odds.
Offers a look inside an otherwise intensely private sphere—Vogue
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AMANDA MICHELI, Director/Producer/DP
Amanda is an award-winning director and cinematographer. She earned an Oscar nomination for La Corona, which premiered at Sundance in 2008 before airing on HBO. In 2004, she premiered Double Dare at Toronto before its PBS and theatrical release. Her first film, Just for the Ride, won a student Oscar and IDA Award and aired on PBS. In 2014, Amanda produced Slomo, which was Oscar-shortlisted and won best short at the IDA and SXSW. She also co-directed One Nation Under Dog for HBO and The Save for ESPN. Other credits include: Thin, Cat Dancers, “30 Days,” and My Flesh And Blood. Amanda is a past visiting lecturer at Stanford’s MFA film program, a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and the Director’s Guild of America.
Morgan Spurlock, Executive Producer
Morgan is an Academy Award nominated filmmaker and founder of Warrior Poets, a New York-based production studio. His first film, Super Size Me, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004, winning Best Directing honors. The film went on to win the inaugural Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay award as well as garner an Academy Award nomination for Best Feature Documentary. Since then he has directed, produced, and distributed multiple film and TV projects, including The Greatest Movie Ever Sold and Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden?
SERIN MARSHALL, Producer
Serin began her career at the award-winning Moxie Firecracker Films, where she worked on numerous HBO films premiering at Sundance, including the 2012 Emmy-nominated Bobby Fischer Against The World, Shouting Fire: Stories From The Edge Of Free Speech, and The Fence. She also associate produced There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (HBO), and was an archival producer for Wonder Women! The Untold Story Of American Superheroines (PBS). She has produced news stories for the GlobalPost, true crime stories for the Discovery Network, and short pieces for Loteria Films and the Center for Investigative Reporting.