Juhi Sharma is a New York, Dallas and Chennai based filmmaker working in documentaries, fiction films, music videos and branded content. She has an MFA in Cinematography and a Diploma in Digital Photography. Her film Walk of Fame, with Dir. Blaine Morris premiered at the Oscar Qualifying NY Shorts International Film Festival. Her directorial debut, Skinny Love premiered at the Alternative Film Festival in Toronto and was the Official Selection at the Newark International Film Festival and Adirondack International Film Festival. Her work in documentary and AD films has taken her all across the world and won her multiple awards for the same. Her focus drives her to understand the universal thread of emotion that unites us all. When she is not on set, she is often found petting random dogs.
Commercial clients include AT&T, The Atlantic, LinkedIn, Dolby, Postmates, PEN America, First Group, TI Cycles and Flipkart
Human Rights, Women Directors, Documentaries
Editing (Adobe Premiere Pro &Amp; Avid), Cinematography
Southern California grown artist
Stories Of Ladies Living On The Fringe Of Society
Feeling My Way To The Finish Line
I am a producer/writer with twenty years of experience in long and short-form documentaries, unscripted series, interpretive films for museums and visitors centers, and strategic storytelling for non-profits and community organizations. I am Co-founder and owner of Hemlock Productions, LLC, a Seattle-based media company.
Ora DeKornfeld is an Emmy-nominated video journalist and filmmaker based in Arizona. She’s a former journalist at the New York Times, who now seeks to shed light on the human condition through cinematic documentary storytelling.
After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she went on to create work for the Los Angeles Times, the New Yorker, CNN’s Courageous, Great Big Story and TED. Ora’s independent work has received multiple awards from Picture of the Year International, including first place for Feature Multimedia as well as the White House News Photographers Association and South by Southwest Film Festival. In 2015, she was named on PDN’s 20 Emerging Artists to Watch in Film and Video. Her work has been showcased on National Geographic, The Atlantic, The Webby Awards, and the New Orleans Film Festival, among others.
Jeremy S. Levine is an award-winning filmmaker and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. His films explore race, trauma, and disillusionment and seek to unearth buried tragedies and work towards the often-elusive goal of reconciliation. He has lectured on film production, directing, ethics, and theory at universities around the country including Hunter College, American University, and the University of Washington.
An Emmy award-winning filmmaker and two-time Sundance Institute fellow, his work has screened at hundreds of film festivals around the world including the Berlinale, Tribeca, and IDFA, streamed on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Sundance Now, and Hulu, broadcast nationally in six countries, and been recognized with awards for craft, storytelling, and a commitment to social justice.
Levine’s first directorial debut For Ahkeem, played as an official selection of over 60 film festivals—including the Berlinale, Tribeca, and Hot Docs—where it won 10 awards, including 7 “Best Documentary Awards.” The film chronicles Daje Shelton, a Black teenage girl, as she fights to make a better life for herself and her son in North St. Louis. During its limited theatrical run, For Ahkeem was named in the Top 10 Lists by both Entertainment Weekly and People and was included on the “Unforgettables” List by the Cinema Eye Honors, a list that IndieWire writes “helped to define documentary cinema in 2017.”
In 2010, Levine produced and edited Good Fortune, a feature documentary about how efforts to aid Africa may be undermining the very communities they aim to serve. AFI Silverdocs honored the film with the Witness Award for Human Rights at its 2009 festival premiere and the Overseas Press Club recognized Good Fortune with the 2010 Carl Spielvogel Award for international reporting. Good Fortune was broadcast on the award-winning PBS series, POV, where it won a 2010 News & Documentary Emmy.
Previously, Levine produced for National Geographic and PBS NewsHour and worked as an editor on Everything’s Cool, a feature documentary about global warming that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Levine has also directed short films, including Am I Next, a documentary about a teenager navigating the protests on the streets of Ferguson. The short was featured on Time Magazine, Upworthy and Dazed Magazine and selected as a Vimeo Staff pick, with over 500K combined views.
Levine received a degree in Documentary Production from the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, where his work was nominated for a Student Academy Award. As an undergraduate, he directed, produced, and edited Walking the Line, a feature documentary about vigilantes along the U.S.-Mexico border that screened at dozens of festivals around the world.In 2008, Levine co-founded the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective (BFC), a community of professional filmmakers dedicated to collaboration and mutual support. Collectively, the group has produced work that has screened at Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Slamdance, A&E, PBS, IFC, and HBO. BFC members have received awards from Sundance, the Independent Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, and their work has been nominated for the National Academy Awards.
Heidi Burkey is a documentary director committed to capturing unique and compelling stories that draw audiences beyond life’s closed doors. Her work has been distributed on Netflix, Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Fusion TV, and DirectTV.
In 2015, Heidi's debut feature documentary, Jedi Junior High, was distributed on Digital HD and On Demand by Mar Vista Entertainment and is currently available for streaming on Netflix. Recently, she directed The Fan Chronicles, a debut original series from Crunchyroll, one of the largest distributors of anime. Heidi directed a six-part documentary series for Tastemade called, The Pitch, which aired on AT&T’s The Audience Network in February, 2018.
During her tenure as a Producer for Fusion's Digital Documentary team, she produced a 30 minute Primetime Special that aired on Fusion TV and five documentary short films that collectively garnered over 400K views on Fusion's YouTube channel and over 4.5M views on Fusion's Facebook page.
Heidi began her documentary career working for the nonprofit, DTJ, where she produced, directed and edited over 45 international documentary shorts advocating for social change on behalf of children.
Heidi is a member of Film Fatales, Women in Moving Pictures, The Video Consortium, and the International Documentary Association.
Short Documentaries, Feature Documentary, Documentary Film, Female Empowerment, Environment
Story Structure, Documentary Writing, Directing
Jennifer Boyd is a multiple EMMY Award winning producer, director, writer and owner of Boyd Productions, LLC. She has produced more than 25 documentaries and 40 music entertainment shows. Good Morning America just called her most recent documentary, 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel, “groundbreaking.”
Jennifer’s work can be found on American Public Television, PBS International and Amazon Prime Video. Her projects have been written up in Forbes, RollingStone, Playbill, USA Today, The New York Times, Billboard Magazine and more.
Samples can be found at https://boydproductions.net/
Blake is an American-born filmmaker and musician raised in East Texas. He began his career in music in 2007 and played Van's Warped Tour alongside bands Paramore and Thirty Seconds to Mars. He transitioned into film in 2013 and has quickly developed a reputation as a filmmaker on the rise. With several projects in development, he’s managed to attach talent to his projects such as KARISSA LEE STAPLES (Necessary Roughness), RACHEL HENDRIX (October Baby), ANDY
BUCKLEY (Jurassic World), SAM JONES III (Smallville), and JOHN SCHUCK (The Munsters Today) His scripts have garnered the attention of industry vets and stars alike.
Dramas, Thrillers, Romanic Comedies
Personal artist representation
VALADEZ is a filmmaker, social worker, artist, youth development specialist, resource wrangler and impact strategist. Her award-winning feature documentary, GOING ON 13 (with Kristy Guevara-Flanagan) premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. It follows the stories of four preteen girls of color as they transform from 9-year-old little girls into 13-year-old teen women. The verite style film shares the experiences of becoming young women in modern America, Valadez is currently directing and producing two feature documentaries – TEACHER LIKE ME (in production) and THE PUSHOUTS (in post), that are thematically related to each other and to her first feature documentary. Rolling out in 2016 and 2018 the films will complete Valadez's trilogy on race, class, education, and coming of age in the 21st Century United States. TEACHER LIKE ME (2018)tells the stories of five adults traveling a new educational pipeline: from city streets back into classrooms but this time, as educators. Hoping to revitalize the system that failed them, these teachers in training work to break the cycle of high turnover and outsider teachers in their communities’ schools. The film is supported by the San Francisco Foundation Documentary Fund, Cal Humanities and the Tribeca All Access Alumni Documentary Fund. Valadez advises on documentary films and public engagement campaigns. Valadez serves as the Vice President of the board of the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) and is a review panelist for a number of public documentary and media funders. She was selected for residencies and fellows programs such as the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Producer's Academy, BAVC Media Makers Fellowship, NALIP's Latino Producer's Academy and Media Market, and the Women of Color Filmmakers' Artist Residency Center.
Specialties: Comedy, teenagers figuring out sex, adults who live with their parents.
Other causes: Bullying prevention, mental illness awareness, queer narratives.
Upcoming work: BAYBERRY - VR
Virtual Reality, Animation, Narrative, Comedy
Betsy is a director-producer based between Los Angeles, and Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Julia is an actor, director, writer and producer of film and theatre. She is the founder of Shelter Film, a New York-based company dedicated to creating engaging films, using female protagonists and female filmmakers. Shelter’s inaugural project, ‘116’, a film Julia wrote, produced, directed and stars in, was an official selection to the 2016 Beverly Hills International Film Festival, Sacramento International Film Festival and the Action On Film Festival. www.shelterfilm.com
Julia is also Artistic Director of Shelter Theatre Group NYC, a company dedicated to equality on stage, through gender-blind, stage-blind, and color-blind casting. She has produced and directed 13 productions in NYC, including the critically acclaimed Macbeth on LES in 2014. www.sheltertheatregroup.org
As an actor, film and TV appearances include NBCUniversal's Dementia 13, Pamanhikan (Vale Film Festival winner); L’Accordatore (Las Vegas Film Festival winner); Pink Moon (Big Apple Film Festival winner); Marcus’s Sweater; The Year I Grew An Inch; Walking Away; Virgin Territory; It Could Happen To You; A Bronx Tale; The Devils’ Own, A Day with Conrad Greene; Prizzi’s Honor; Sex in the City, Law & Order, One Life To Live (ABC); Tattinger’s, and The Equalizer, to name a select few.
Julia has appeared Off Broadway as Hecate in the OBIE, Drama League and Drama Desk Award-winning hit show Sleep No More; Villainous Company; and Lucille Lortel Award- winning Queen’s Company’s The Wonder; as well as with Theatre Askew, Red Bull Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop and Folger Shakespeare. www.juliacampanelli.com
MSU Film Student. Aspiring Art Director. Freelance Boudoir Photographer.
Typography, Experimental Film, Music Videos, Coming Of Age Films, Horror Films
A dual citizen in the U.S. and Turkey, Bessy Adut was born in Istanbul to a professional bridge champion mother and a filmmaker/musician father. She acquired a Fulbright scholarship to attend California Institute of the Arts, where she studied Film/Video, graduating with an MFA in Film Directing. After graduation, she spent a few years working in the film industry in Turkey to complete her terms of agreement with Fulbright Association. She moved back to Los Angeles to direct an international documentary and to pursue her film career. She wanted to improve her storytelling skills, leading her to get a certificate from UCLA Professional screenwriting program and completing two feature screenplays. Her most recent screenplay, "The Turk” inspired by historical events, has been a Quarter Finalist for 2017 Cinestory Feature Retreat and Fellowship. Her short film as director/writer, TOLERANS, premiered at Art of Brooklyn Film Festival and THAT CAKE at 2nd Act Film Festival. STRANGE LITTLE GIRL won best narrative short film at Pasadena Art Center Film Festival. Currently, Adut is the founder of Queen B. Film Hive, LLC. She continues to work as a freelance filmmaker in Film & TV industry. Bessy’s goal is to complete “Escape Room – Proof of Concept” and send it to film festivals. Her ultimate goal is to make her directorial feature film debut and continue her professional filmmaking career.
Pets, Philosophy, Literature, Filmmaking, Music
Screenwriting, Producing, Editing, Cinematography, Directing
Nicolas Rossier is an American film producer, journalist, and cameraman whose works have appeared on television and in various venues around the world, including PBS, Hallmark channel, Al Jazeera, NHK, Knowledge, Yes in Israel and dozen other international networks. His latest films include the acclaimed feature-length documentaries “American Radical,” about disgraced American scholar Norman Finkelstein and, “Aristide and the Endless Revolution,” which investigates the events leading up to the 2004 overthrow of Haiti's controversial president Jean- Bertrand Aristide.
Conservation, Hiking, Tennis, Religion, History, Politics
Story Editing, Php Development, Cinematography, Directing
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