Brenden Hubbard aka BEAR, is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and producer. He has managed productions and festival runs for various films since 2012, including Fuzzy Logic’s short film, Curfew and the subsequent feature, Before I Disappear (IFC Films). He has since been involved with over 70 other short and feature films including the winner of the 2015 Jury Award: International Fiction at the Sundance Film Festival, Oh Lucy!, Cul-De-Sac (official selection at Toronto International Film Festival), and most recently Everything in the End. Hubbard studied audio engineering at Temple University and has toured internationally with bands including Stellastarr*, Father John Misty and Dr. Dog. The Helping Hand is his directing debut.