A graduate of the Tom Hanks Film Center at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, John Sylva currently acts as the Post Production Supervisor for Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, working alongside Villeneuve and his editorial team throughout the completion of BLADE RUNNER 2049, ARRIVAL, and the upcoming DUNE, filming spring 2019. He has also… Continue reading Director Biography – John Sylva (THE WAY YOU SAW ME)
Born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, and raised in Laholm, Hallands län, Sweden. Started his professional acting career at the age of 32, and has since worked mostly with children’s theatre. Pictures of Leo (2019) is his first short film.
Rommel Villa is a director, producer, and writer born and raised in Sucre, Bolivia. His interest in telling stories started when he was a kid, creating fictional stories about his family having superpowers and fighting poverty, drugs, and corruption. Former coordinator at PASCAR, where he interviewed victims of prostitution, cancer, human trafficking, and HIV/AIDS, Rommel… Continue reading Director Biography – Rommel Villa (TEDDY MATE)
Anna Fredrikke Bjerke is a director and filmmaker from in Oslo, Norway. She holds an interdisciplinary B.A. from Central Saint Martins and an M.A. from New York University, where she self-directed her curriculum to focus on the intersectionality of film and gender politics. She has participated in Mediefabrikken’s directing workshop and its directing initiative for… Continue reading Director Biography – Anna Fredrikke Bjerke (THE WAY THINGS END)
In northwest Philadelphia born and raised, the editing lab is where I spent most of my days. Upwards stair-faller, Funyun enthusiast, and struggling junior at USC. Director Statement No condoms were harmed in the making of this film.
Samir Bhamra is a stage writer, director and producer. Some of his credits include the musical Bring on the Bollywood, Precious Bazaar, Cymbeline, A Perfect Ganesh Director Statement When Christopher Hitchens was asked if he believed in free will, he replied: ‘I have no choice.’” This new millennium marked the dawn of a new era… Continue reading Director Biography – Samir Bhamra (MADE ABOUT THE BOY)
Heather Harris was born and raised in the Cayman Islands. She began her career working in theatrical publicity for Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire whilst earning her Bachelor’s degree at New York University (NYU). Heather has worked with various global entertainment labels including Nickelodeon, Viacom, Color Force and StudioCanal. She currently resides in Los… Continue reading Director Biography – Heather Harris (CRUSH)