About the Filmmakers: Jamie Sisley & Miguel “M.i.G.” Martinez
Jamie and Miguel started working on Farewell Ferris Wheel in 2008. Through the years, the film has taken them to Mexico, Texas, Maryland, New York, Virginia and Washington D.C. In addition to their collaborative work, Jamie’s latest narrative film, "Stay Awake," premiered at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival, won the Jury Prize at the Slamdance Film Festival, and received the National Board of Review Short Film Prize. Originally from Virginia, he earned a B.S. in Business from the University of Virginia, and an M.F.A. in Film from Columbia. Miguel “M.i.G.” Martinez originates from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico but now resides in Washington, DC. He’s currently collaborating on a series of music videos with Grammy Award winners, Ozomatli, while pursuing his passion for photography.