Juliane Dressner is a director, producer and cinematographer whose films focus on young people overcoming challenging circumstances and shed light on economic and racial justice issues in education and the criminal justice system. Her film THE SCARS OF STOP-AND-FRISK, was published as an Op-Doc by The New York Times, and she won the National Magazine Award for video for her short film, AN EDUCATION, which was published by The New York Times magazine. Her other short films have appeared in The Guardian, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, and Buzzfeed. Juliane Dressner and Edwin Martinez's film PERSONAL STATEMENT follows peer college counselors Karoline, Christine and Enoch through their senior year and into college as they work tirelessly to realize better futures for themselves and their peers. Nationwide, the typical school counselor to student ratio is 1 to 490. Karoline, Christine and Enoch have chosen to do something about this problem, by becoming the very resource they don't have for themselves.