Rick Dillwood • Director • Rick studied film at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He made a short documentary in 2009 called How to Make a Heartbeat about Mel and Carey’s first pregnancy. It premiered at aGLIFF in Austin and went on to play at Frameline in San Francisco, as well as some international festivals. The success of that project inspired Rick to continue exploring his relationship with Mel and Carey in film. Between Friends & Family is his first feature documentary.