Xavier Manrique was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He studied marketing and film at George Washington University and the New York Film Academy. He has directed the short films “Scandal” (09) and “Losing Sam” (11). Chronically Metropolitan (16) is his feature directorial debut. Nicholas Schutt was born in New York City and lives in Los Angeles. He is a graduate from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. He has written for the television series Blood & Oil (15) and is the creator of the series Citizen (16). Chronically Metropolitan (16) is his feature screenwriting debut.