Tess Sweet and Dan Gambelin
Who: Writer-director, lover of dark comedy, and recovering drug addict. She received her MFA in directing from UCLA, and partnered with Gambelin, who has worked as a paramedic firefighter for 25 years.
Hardest Scene to Write: “Writing about addiction in an authentic yet entertaining way is an ongoing challenge. We’re writing about a world we know, but don’t want it to be preachy, or like a PSA. Humor is usually the answer, but if we get stuck, we consult our spies in the trenches.”