Isaac "Chill" Yowman (IMDB), multi-platinum music producer and songwriter, has a passion for filmmaking. His past work includes working with Beyoncé, Snoop Dogg, Trey Songs and Rick Ross. He has over a decade of experience directing content for brands such as Sony Pictures, Netflix, Adidas, BET, and Airbnb.
He brings his extensive knowledge of cinematography and storytelling to this documentary and will serve as the Director and as an Executive Producer. Growing up in Houston and living the day to day that screw lived, makes him uniquely suited to tell this story.
Miriam Heads (IMDB) is a producer and filmmaker living and working in Houston, TX. She has a strong affinity for counter-culture and storytelling that showcases the many nuanced facets of underrepresented voices. Since starting her film career in 2018, she has produced and helped shape brand stories for Adidas, Reebok, international music artist Runtown, NBA Hall-of -Famer Tracy McGrady, and many more.
As a proud Houstonian and an advocate for marginalized communities, telling stories such as DJ Screw's, that reflect the City's many undercurrents has been both transformative and enlightening for Miriam. Her hope as a producer and filmmaker is to carve out more space for provocative stories that inspire and help us confront our societal norms.
Joe Litzinger (IMDB), Interesting Human Medias founder, is serving as Executive Producer for the project as well as provided production services. Joe is a Prime-Time Emmy nominated tv producer and documentary filmmaker. He currently serves as the EP of the six-time Emmy-winning series Life Below Zero.
In addition to producing thousands of hours of nonfiction tv programming, he co-directed and served as EP on two multiple award-winning feature-length documentaries. Joe has served on various industry panels hosted by IDA, Variety, Deadline, Reel Screen, KCRW and as a documentary mentor as SXSW.
Ally Siegel (IMDB), born and raised in Los Angeles, graduated from The University of Arizona with a degree in journalism. By chance, Ally accepted a job in the casting department at BBC Studios in June 2011 and hasn’t left since. There, she fell in love with the world of casting docu-series. Being able to meet people from all over the world with traditions and beliefs unlike her own and to document their stories brings Ally great satisfaction.
While at BBC Studios, Ally has worked as a Associate Story Producer, Production Coordinator, Segment Producer, Casting Producer and most recently Producer. In her free time, you’ll find Ally chatting with just about any stranger she meets. Their untold stories continue to fascinate her. Ally currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two-year-old daughter.
Darby Wheeler (IMDB) and Rodrigo Bascunan (IMDB) are Executive Producers, Directors, and Writers with Scenario Media. Both are serving as as Executive Producer on the DJ Screw Documentary.
Darby & Rodrigo are responsible for the critically acclaimed and celebrated hit Hip Hop Evolution. Hip Hop Evolution ran for 4 years on Netflix and was awarded a Peabody Award, a 2017 International Emmy for Best Arts Programming, and won 4 Canadian Screen Awards. In addition to Hip Hop Evolution, Scenario Media has produced projects for MTV, CBC, Universal Music, Vice, Audible and HBO. They currently have several projects in several stages of development for a variety of distribution partners across the globe.