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Director Biography – Chris Coats (CONTENT)

After attending college in Santa Barbara, Chris moved to Los Angeles and began working extensively in the film and television industry. In 2012, he joined the roster of The Masses, a filmmaking collective started by director Matt Amato and the late Heath Ledger. With The Masses, Chris directed music videos which were featured on acclaimed… Continue reading Director Biography – Chris Coats (CONTENT)

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Director Biography – Steph Farber (SMOKESCREEN)

Steph Farber is a Seattle-based writer and director. She is interested in exploring and cultivating stories about queer communities, the role of technology in our society, and the beast we all yearn for: connection. After several years of working in the health tech industry, she decided to roll up her sleeves and pursue her love… Continue reading Director Biography – Steph Farber (SMOKESCREEN)

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Director Biography – Jingjue Li (MY WIFE IS A CHICKEN)

Jingjue is a Chinese poet who realized she wanted her voice to be heard visually. Inspired by the French new wave to become a rule-breaking filmmaker, she dedicated herself to learning the rules so that she might break them more fully and artistically. She wants to tell slice-of-life stories, but in an Avant-garde way. Director… Continue reading Director Biography – Jingjue Li (MY WIFE IS A CHICKEN)

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Director Biography – Jacqueline Grajales (WHITE INK)

Jacqueline Grajales originally graduated with a B.A. in International Business. After graduating she enrolled in a film conservatory where she began to study and work in movies, music videos, short films, documentaries, etc. She has worked in project ranging from indies to big budget films. Jacquie currently resides in Baja California and mostly shoots TV… Continue reading Director Biography – Jacqueline Grajales (WHITE INK)

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Director Biography – Destry Spielberg (ROSIE)

Destry Spielberg was born on December 1st, 1996 in Los Angeles, California. Growing up in the film industry, and being surrounded by filmmakers her whole life, Destry always felt the pull to gravitate towards a career in film but as a youth she focused her efforts instead on pursuing a life as an Equestrian show… Continue reading Director Biography – Destry Spielberg (ROSIE)

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Director Biography – Kevin Rosen-Quan (CHOICES)

Kevin Rosen-Quan graduated from USC film (2005) with an emphasis on photography and sound design. He founded an eclectic artist commune in the Los Angeles National Forest and was executive producer of original content for Broadcaster Inc. and Pangea Productions (2006-2009). After the commune was razed by a fire in 2009, Kevin abandoned producing to… Continue reading Director Biography – Kevin Rosen-Quan (CHOICES)

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Director Biography – Rachel S Myers (2 BLACK BOYS)

Rachel has been creating work in front and behind the camera for over 15 years in the entertainment industry as a director, designer and actor. She has collaborated in the creation of over 150 film, theatre and television productions. From a pool of over 5,000 submissions, her film “Wendy’s Shabbat” premiered at both the 2018… Continue reading Director Biography – Rachel S Myers (2 BLACK BOYS)

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Director Biography – Cole Bannick (QUEEN’S ENGLISH)

Cole Bannick is a Film Director, Producer and Editor from the San Francisco Bay Area. Based in New York City, he will be graduating from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film & Television come December of 2019. He has undertaken many roles in Film Production, from writing and… Continue reading Director Biography – Cole Bannick (QUEEN’S ENGLISH)

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Director Biography – Alana de Freitas (NANCY)

Alana de Freitas is an independent writer and producer based in Los Angeles. She has always had a love of film, and had her first up-close experience as a teenage actor on the set of Michael Rymer’s Queen of the Damned in 2002. Alana was a writer and producer for the internet lifestyle program, LifeFunk… Continue reading Director Biography – Alana de Freitas (NANCY)

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Director Biography – Peter Chapman (A KEPT BOY)

Born and raised in New Jersey, Peter has always found a love for seeing life through a lens. His early years with his Grandfather were spent doing photography, until a Video Aspects Class in High School showed him the captivating world of motion pictures. Peter is a multi-award winning Director, Writer and Production Designer with… Continue reading Director Biography – Peter Chapman (A KEPT BOY)