Erez Laufer was born and raised in Israel, and graduated from the Film and Television department at Tel-Aviv University.
His film Mike Brant-Laisse Moi T'aime won the 2002 Israeli Academy Award for Best Documentary for 2002, and had its international premiere at the Cannes Film Festival 2003.
He has worked on numerous projects with renowned filmmakers Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker, including the Oscar-nominated The War Room, a three-part series celebrating Woodstock's 25th anniversary called Woodstock Diary, the documentary Startup.com, and Only the Strong Survive.
In 2001, Erez joined with "Steps For the Future," an international collaboration of filmmakers working on an HIV/AIDS film campaign project for South Africa, and in 2003 he joined the Africa 10 team to work on a series of films for the 10 year anniversary of South African Independence.
Together with his father, he has recently completed the Darien Dilemma film.
Director and Editor Miri Laufer is the editor of numerous documentary films and TV series, working together with some of the well known directors and documentary film maker in Israel as Uri Rosenwaks, Ibtisam Maraana. In the last 10 years she collaborated with her brother, Erez Laufer, as an editor. For the last 5 years she conducted a thoro research for this project, which is also her debut as director.
Producer Steven Markovitz has produced and executive produced over 50 documentaries, including Project 10: Real Stories from a Free South Africa (Sundance, Berlin, IDFA, Hot Docs, Tribeca). He recently completed the documentary omnibus Congo in Four Acts which has travelled to 50 festivals including Berlinale 2010, Hotdocs and IDFA. In 2008, he produced the feature documentary Behind the Rainbow a feature documentary on South Africa's ANC by Jihan El Tahri for ZDF/ARTE, SBS, SVT, VPRO, SABC and ITVS (USA). Steven produced It's My Life, an intimate portrait of Zackie Achmat, South Africa's leading AIDS activist, the film won five international awards and sold to over 20 countries. He is a founding member of the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) and has sat on various international juries including Rotterdam and Silverdocs. He has produced feature films and shorts that have appeared at Canees, Toronto, Berlin, Sundance and an Oscar nomination.