Dream Team Bios

VALERIE NARTE is a townie born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She developed an interest in independent films during high school, inspiring her to write and direct her own stories. She attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she studied screenwriting and film. Since then, she has worked in various roles in media, including Content Moderator for The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s website, Ellentube. Valerie continues to work as a freelance filmmaker and photographer, and more recently, sharing her passion for visual imagery as an Instructor for the Wolf and Woman Collective’s Visual Storytelling Program in Honolulu, Hawaii.

GINGER MORRIS is a Gen Z-er who grew up just as the Netflix phenomenon was blowing up. Being a natural entertainer all of her life, she began making films with her friends that emulated the shows and movies of the time. Inspired by the creative process of writing, and creating memorable and relatable characters, her interest turned to the writing aspect of film. Her writing credits include TRALCULUS (2017), HEAD OF THE TABLE (2017), and BUTT LOVE (2016), which screened at the Hawaii International Film Festival.


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