Ann Seidl has a master of library and information services from the University of Denver. She is a library consultant and the owner and principal of Information, Managed, a library consulting business which provides library research and GIS analysis products to public libraries and systems. She completed the screenplay for the film in 2003 and has spoken at annual library conferences in more than 10 states and Canada about the documentary. Before becoming a librarian, Ann worked as a voice-over actor for various television and film productions, hosted a weekly television newsmagazine in the Denver market, and anchored fund drives for both Colorado Public Television and Florida Public Radio. Her national work has included Samsung cameras, Ramada Inn, and AT&T Wireless Services, as well as narration for several independent non-fiction films. Her voice can be heard on DirecTV, giving MPAA ratings before the start of films.