Director Biography – Cesar Brodermann César Brodermann , from Mexico City , is a multifaceted artist residing in New York City. His work combines dance, photography, and film in an attempt to study the limitless physical potential of the human body and its connection to the earth. He graduated with honors from the Certificate Program at… Continue reading Director BIO: Cesar Brodermann (ARE YOU HOLDING ME, OR AM I HOLDING MYSELF?)
Director Biography – Bjarke de Koning 2004 Graduated from the European Film College. 2005-2009 de Koning worked on the street art project Painting Love and traveled around the world with friends to ask people to paint love on a 70×100 cm canvas.
Director Biography – Andrew Hawkins Andrew is a first time writer/filmmaker with ‘Masquerade.’ He is currently an associate producer on the Broadway-bound musical ‘Home Street Home’ and co-director of Have A Sleepover Productions with his partner, Jeff Marx. Andrew studied Theater and English at George Mason University and has held positions at Fox 21 and WestEnd… Continue reading Director BIO: Andrew Hawkins (MASQUERADE)
Director Biography – Monika Wilczynska Monika Wilczynska, born in France and raised in Poland, has a theatre, literature and philosophy background and has graduated in July 2016 with a Honourable First Class Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film, TV and Digital Media Production from Regent’s University London, having achieved the highest results in the history of… Continue reading Director BIO: Monika Wilczynska (WHO I AM)
Director Biography – Matthew Cusimano Matthew is a film director & cinematographer from Chicago, IL. In addition to filmmaking, Matthew works in education, with past experiences teaching in Chicago Public Schools and Peace Corps. This transformative experience in education led Matthew to focus strictly on nonfiction filmmaking and modes of media representation. Training includes a BA… Continue reading Director BIO: Matt Cusimano (THE LOVE INDUSTRY)
Director Biography – Nate Lavey, Stephen Vider Nate Lavey is a video journalist and filmmaker. He has worked for National Public Radio, the Jewish Daily Forward, and The New Yorker. He has covered social struggle in the aftermath of the Tunisian revolution, student uprisings in Quebec, and depleted nuclear production facilities in New York City. He… Continue reading Director BIOS: Nate Lavey, Stephen Vider (A PLACE IN THE CITY)
THE FRUIT MACHINE, 16min., Canada, LGBT/Drama BOY, 9min., USA, LGBT/Drama CHRICKLE, 7min., Sweden, LGBT/Experimental MATTHEW, 6min., USA, LGBT/Family YOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy VOWS, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation SPINNING IN SLOW MOTION, 12min, Australia, Drama I PROMISED HER LIFE, 15min., Drama/Family CITY GIRL, 10min., Drama **** Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators:… Continue reading April 2018 Winning LGBT Stories