Director Biography – Shaun Lupton (SOMETHING SAFE)

Shaun Edward Lupton is an American filmmaker. Coming from a multi cultured family allowed him to see the world differently. Born with a brush in his hand he excelled in the arts, but it was the love for cinema and storytelling that lead him to a career in film making and animation. Working as a… Continue reading Director Biography – Shaun Lupton (SOMETHING SAFE)

Short Film: SOMETHING SAFE, 15min. USA, Drama

  A Tragic Life Event turns a man’s world upside down. He seeks to find his inner peace and relives the moment over and over in order to find resolution. What would you do if this happen to you? Project Links  Website

Director Biography – Cameron Johanning (STICKY)

The son of a painter and potter, Johanning began his film career as a camera assistant at National Geographic. Inspired by stories he encountered on assignment, he began to write his own. Eventually, with New York Fringe Festival winner Sean Peter Drohan, he co-wrote the script for “Sticky”. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Princeton… Continue reading Director Biography – Cameron Johanning (STICKY)

Short Film: STICKY, 11min., USA, Drama/Family

A boarding school student is whisked home to Chappaqua, NY to find out that her favorite bakery has been baking more than just sticky buns. Starring Daniel Cosgrove (Billions, You) and Katie Balen (The Interestings)

Director Biography – Miranda Manziano (VELOUR)

Miranda Manziano is a NYC-based filmmaker with a fierce passion for telling stories that amplify underrepresented voices and deeply resonate with audiences. She graduated magna cum laude from Brooklyn College in May 2020. “Velour” is her thesis film and directorial debut.  

Short Film: VELOUR, 10min, USA, Drama

  A queer fashion executive visits a dominatrix in an attempt to heal from sexual assault trauma. Project Links  Website  Instagram News & Reviews “Interview with Miranda Manziano on Velour”Woman In Revolt “Short Film of the Day”Shorted “Two New Lesbian Short Films Available Online Just In Time For More Quarantine”Curve Magazine