Born in Rye, New York, writer/director/producer Justine Bateman has an impressive résumé that includes Family Ties, Satisfaction, Arrested Development, and many more. She has been nominated for a Golden Globe and two Emmy awards. An advocate for net neutrality, Justine holds a degree from UCLA in computer science and digital media management. Her film producing credits include Easy to Assemble with Illeana Douglas and Jared Drake’s Z. Bateman wrote her directorial film short debut, Five Minutes, which premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival, and her follow-up film short is the drama Push. Bateman is currently in preproduction for her directorial feature film debut of her own script, Violet. Her writing has been published by Dame, Salon, and McSweeney’s.