Jason Blum is the founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions. Known for pioneering a new model of studio filmmaking that gives creators more freedom, his company’s films have grossed more than a billion dollars worldwide. Jason won an Emmy for producing The Normal Heart. He and his wife, Lauren, live in Los Angeles.
James DeMonaco is the writer and director of the feature films The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy, The Purge: Election Year, and Staten Island, New York. He also wrote the films The Negotiator and Assault on Precinct 13, as well as created and executive-produced the cable television miniseries The Kill Point. He lives in both Staten Island and Manhattan with his wife and daughter. He is an avid New York Yankees fan.
B. K. Evenson is the pen name for Brian Evenson, who has been a finalist for the Edgar Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the World Fantasy Award and a winner of the International Horror Guild Award and the American Library Association’s award for Best Horror Novel, as well as having one of his novels selected as a Time Out New York top book. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and three O. Henry Prizes, Evenson lives in Southern California.
S. L. Grey is the pseudonym for Sarah Lotz, author of Day Four and The Three, for which she won the British Fantasy Award for Best Newcomer, and Louis Greenberg, a writer and editor in South Africa.