Aspie Seeks Love crew

Julie Sokolow, David Matthews, and Danny Yourd


Producer / Director: Julie Sokolow

Julie started out as a lo-fi singer-songwriter.  Her album Something About Violins was released by Austin, Texas label Western Vinyl and acclaimed by Pitchfork, Wire, and the Washington Post.  Since then, she’s made short films that have appeared in the New York Times, TIME, and Huffington Post.  She is the director of the Healthy Artists series, which profiles over forty uninsured artists who struggle to afford health care.  Aspie Seeks Love is her first feature-length movie and she composed a large portion of the soundtrack.

Executive Producer: Danny Yourd

Danny is the producer of Blood Brother, which won over 15 awards including the Audience and Grand Jury Award at Sundance 2013.  He received the usage of the p.g.a. mark by the Producers Guild of America for his work on Blood Brother and is currently producing a second feature with the director of Blood Brother called Crocodile Gennadiy, which will premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in 2015.

Production Company: Animal Media Group

Animal a passionate company always searching for new ideas. They believe in building strong creative partnerships. Animal provides services ranging from shoots to full post production. Animal has produced award winning work seen across the nation and worldwide. Animal was the production company behind Blood Brother and Gennadiy.


This film was made possible by generous support from the following:

Animal Media Group
Steeltown Entertainment Project
The Heinz Endowments
The Pittsburgh Foundation
The Sprout Fund
Dr. Scott Tyson of Pediatrics South
Investing in Professional Artists: The Pittsburgh Region Artists Program Sponsored by The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation