Ryan Werner

Ryan Werner runs Cinetic Marketing which is a full-service marketing and publicity firm specializing in auteur directed features and documentaries. The company works on release, award and festival campaigns and specializes in helping launch films into the marketplace for maximum impact. Current projects include: Atlantics, Honey Boy, Invisible Life, The King, The Lighthouse, Marriage [...]

2020-09-09T09:27:09+03:009 September 2020|Guests|

Merawi Gerima

Merawi Gerimais a filmmaker from Washington D.C. This origin informs his work and his community-centered orientation.He is a graduate from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts (SCA).

2020-09-07T19:06:51+03:007 September 2020|Guests|

Pacho Velez

The director studied at the California Institute of the Arts. His documentaries focus on technology in societies and have screened at the New York Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival as well as being shown on CNN. His debut feature film, Manakamana, won the Golden Leopard at Locarno. He also teaches filmmaking [...]

2020-09-05T15:59:34+03:005 September 2020|Guests|

Courtney Stephens

The documentary and experimental film director studied at the American Film Institute and travelled to India on a Fulbright scholarship. Her work, in which she explores the topics of language and geography, has screened at festivals including in New York and Dhaka.

2020-09-05T15:58:44+03:005 September 2020|Guests|

Kirill Mikhanovsky

Mikhanovsky’s first feature Sonhos de Peixe (Fish Dreams) premiered at Cannes in 2006 (Prix «Regards Jeunes»). Give Me Liberty, directed by Mikhanovsky (co-written, edited), premiered at Sundance 2019 (Next) and at the Directors’ Fortnight (Cannes 2019). Mikhanovsky co-wrote & consulted editing on Barbosa’s Gabriel And The Mountain (Cannes 2017). Also, Coming To You (writer/director [...]

2020-09-06T13:28:25+03:005 September 2020|Guests|

Benh Zeitlin

Benh Zeitlin is a writer, director, composer based in New Orleans, Louisiana.His films include the four-time Oscar nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild, Wendy, and the short Glory at Sea. He composes music for his own films and others such as Brimstone & Glory and Mediterranea. He also works to help emerging filmmakers make 'impossible' [...]

2020-09-02T17:20:33+03:002 September 2020|Guests|