Macie Barefoot is a screenwriter, director, photographer and filmmaker based in New York City. Originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, Macie developed a great passion for entertainment and the performing arts from a young age. She has background training in Dance, Theatre, Film, Television, and Studio Art. In Spring 2022, Macie graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a double Bachelor of Arts in Cinema, Television & Emerging Media and Digital Media and Video Production, as well as a Dance minor. Macie's passion to improve LGBTQ+ on-screen representation led her to create Pride House Entertainment in 2020, to develop a space to celebrate diverse and authentic queer representation in film and television. In 2021, she served as Co-Director and Director of Photography on the queer short film, ‘A Series of Chromatic Events’. Macie recently collaborated with JAX Media as a Production Assistant on the new Netflix Original Series 'Partner Track'. Macie's senior thesis film, 'LUCID' premiered in New York City at the Marymount Manhattan College Film Festival where it was awarded 'Best Fiction Film' and she was awarded 'Most Valuable Player' for her contributions to the program.