Kana Hatakeyama

Kana Hatakeyama is an award-winning Japanese + American filmmaker and actor based in Brooklyn. "FITNESS! or a story about SWEAT," her second film as writer-director, has screened at MoMA, Brooklyn FF, Cucalorus FF, DC Shorts, CAAMFest, Asian American IFF, San Francisco Short FF, San Diego Asian FF, Austin Asian FF,...

Jay Arthur Sterrenberg

Jay Arthur Sterrenberg is a New York based filmmaker and a co-founder of Meerkat Media, an award-winning arts collective & worker cooperative production company that prioritizes shared authorship and consensus in their creative process. Since 2005, they have produced collaboratively-directed feature documentaries, independent short films and hundreds of commissioned media...

Katia Repina

Katia Repina is a Russian documentary photographer, filmmaker and visual artist. In 2009 Katia moved to Barcelona where she studied photojournalism and documentary photography and video. Based in NYC since 2016, Katia focuses her documentary projects on intimate stories and spotlight the issues of gender, identity, human relationships and sexuality. Her...

Adam Golfer

Adam Golfer is a filmmaker, artist and cinematographer based in New York. His studio practice combines elements of photography, book making, short films, and installations, and informs his work as a DP. Adam’s work looks at the socio-psychological spaces between histories, and challenges the way we understand the past, present...

Mackie Mallison

Mackie Mallison is a filmmaker, writer, and editor living in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently an undergraduate student at Pratt Institute’s film B.F.A. program. In addressing topics through his work such as race, class, and the realities attached to the experiences of coming-of-age, Mackie works to examine and deconstruct what...

Maria del Mar Rosario

María del Mar Rosario is a filmmaker from Puerto Rico. In her work, which traversesdocumentary and fiction film, she explores themes at the intersection of gender andcolonialism. A graduate from Columbia University, where she double-majored inCreative Writing and Film Studies, Maria del Mar ultimately completed her graduatedegree at the International...

Kaveh Nabatian

Kaveh Nabatian is an award-winning Iranian-Canadian director and musician whose evocative filmmaking has brought to life stories from the margins of society and across the world: Cuba, Haiti, Nunavut, New York and beyond. His film work ranges from "A Crack in Everything", a feature doc about Leonard Cohen, to masterminding the...

Maria Badia

Maria Badia is a Director and Editor from Barcelona based in New York for more than a decade, focused on non- fiction content with a strong journalistic background. She is passionate about art, social issues and intimate stories. She is an editor for several episodes of The American Theatre Wing’s Working in Theatre, an Emmy nominated documentary...

Sana A. Malik

Sana A. Malik is a UK-born, Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker living in New York. Sana’s work explores the intimacies and contrasts of immigrant life, depicting ancestral memory, generational resilience and celebration even as separation carries deep loss.  In 2019, Sana’s film Guanajuato Norte, which she co-directed, won a BAFTA Student Film Award...

Chithra Jeyaram

Chithra makes intimate films about identity, human relationships, race, art, and health. She has an MFA in film production from the University of Texas in Austin. Her documentary work is supported by Jerome Foundation, Center for Asian American Media, New York State Council for the Arts, BAVC Media Maker Fellowship, Made...