Pre Production- Finding relatives for 8 contestants across the US, teamed with Ancestry and ProGen. Scripting a back story, flew to Seattle to Producer couples backstory. Create and execute 9 challenges in 9 different states, each challenge was themed. Planned an activity and dinner for the contestants and their unknown relative.
Production- Followed racing couple in a car with 2 photographers and 1 PA. Directed GoPro and car driving footage. Traveled from San Fransisco to New York in 10 days, each day brought a challenge, meeting of a new relative, an activity, dinner, formal interviews recapping. Next morning, breakfast, the goodbye, and where are they going next?
Post Production- Producing 3 of the 10 episodes with a main and assistant editor. Producing a surprise 11th episode, bring racing couples back for an "After the Race" round table.