Ian Cheney grew up in New England and received Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Yale University. He co-created and starred in the feature documentary King Corn, and directed the feature documentary The Greening of Southie. Ian is currently directing and producing a feature documentary about light pollution entitled The City Dark, and a short film on urban agriculture entitled Truck Farm. With longtime collaborator Curt Ellis, Ian runs Wicked Delicate, a documentary and advocacy project in Brooklyn, NY. Wicked Delicate maintains a 1/1000th acre farm in the back of a 1986 Dodge pickup truck, and is part of a planning process to develop FoodCorps, a national school garden and Farm to School program.