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Amy Nicholson

Amy Nicholson is the host of the podcast "Unspooled" and critic for KPCC's Film Week. Formerly, she was the chief film critic for MTV News and LA Weekly. Her other credits include the New York Times, Variety, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and the Guardian, as well as the podcast miniseries "Zoom," "The Canon," "Quentin Tarantino Presents," "Halloween Unmasked," and "Skillset." She has served on the jury for Sundance and SXSW, and screened submissions for Sundance, AFI, and the Los Angeles Film Festival. Amy holds a double B.A. in Film Studies and Anthropology from the University of Oklahoma as well as a Masters in Professional Writing from USC. Her first book, "Tom Cruise: Anatomy of an Actor," was published by Cahiers du Cinema, and her second, "Extra Girls," will be published by Simon & Schuster in 2023.

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Britni de la Cretaz

Britni is a freelance writer whose work sits at the intersection of sports, gender, culture, and queerness. Their writing is a mix between reported journalism and creative nonfiction, and they teach writing classes at GrubStreet.

They are the former sports columnist for Longreads, as well as the former sports and culture columnist for Bitch Media. Their work has been featured in the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Vogue, the Washington Post, Teen Vogue, Bleacher Report, The Ringer, The Atlantic, espnW, ELLE, Marie Claire, and many others. You can read clips of their writing here.

Britni is repped by JL Stermer at Next Level Lit. Their book, HAIL MARY: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League, is co-written with Lyndsey D’Arcangelo is available now, from Bold Type Books.

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