April Maxey is a San Antonio, Texas native who graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY with a BFA in Film/Video. Her writing & directing credits include three short films, Girl Scouting, Polaroid Girl, and This Is You And Me, which have collectively screened at over 50 festivals and won 7 awards. The screenplay for This Is You And Me, which she co-wrote with Summer Czajak, was 1 of 9 projects in the Berlinale Talents Short Film Station in 2015. April directed 2 episodes of the lesbian webseries SameSame, which premiered at Newfest 2016. Her most recent short After You Left will premiere at Outfest Fusion 2019. April also works as a freelance director of photography and editor, on branded content, short doc content, music videos, and more. April and Max Skaff co-founded their production company 422LUXE in 2016.