Director Biography – Jan Johnson Goldberger, Jan Johnson Goldberger (SHOOTER)

Jan Johnson Goldberger is an award-winning filmmaker and alumna of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. While at AFI she became the recipient of the production award administered by the Institute: The Martin Ritt Production Award, named in honor of the socially conscious director of the film, Norma Rae; and a Women In Film… Continue reading Director Biography – Jan Johnson Goldberger, Jan Johnson Goldberger (SHOOTER)

Director Biography – Jaskaran Singh (A TURBAN & A BEARD)

Jaskaran Singh holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from the University of Toronto in Political Science and is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Advanced Television and Film program. He held the positions of Head Writer and Creative Director while at UofT for its campus wide media channel. While at Sheridan, Jaskaran continued to write… Continue reading Director Biography – Jaskaran Singh (A TURBAN & A BEARD)

HIGHLIGHTS – NOVEMBER 2019 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST FILM: BLESSING BEST DOC PERFORMANCES: DOLLMAKER BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE SALTY GENERATIONS BEST MUSIC: PHOTOS IN THE RAIN Theme of night: Persistence Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: WE, 9min, Mexico, Animation/Documentary NOBRE ARTE, 9min., Brazil, Documentary PAINFUL SILENCE, 8min., USA, Documentary PHOTOS IN THE RAIN, 10min, USA, Documentary THE SALTY GENERATIONS, 7min.,… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – NOVEMBER 2019 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival

Director Biography – Olivier Hero Dressen (THE PASSPORT)

Olivier “Hero” Dressen is a Belgium director based in Shanghai since 2012. He have been drawing since He was a kid and directed animation films on digital and 16mm films. He also love to mix different techniques such as photography, drawing, graphic design, video, etc. His primary directing style is characters driven and storytelling. Commercials,… Continue reading Director Biography – Olivier Hero Dressen (THE PASSPORT)

Director Biography – Joseph Picozzi (SERIAL KILLER SUPERSTAR)

Joe Picozzi is an award winning director, writer and producer. In 2015, his short film I WANT TO BEAT UP CLARK PETERS screened worldwide, most notably winning a silver College Television Award (College Emmy) from the Television Academy Foundation. Joe is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts,… Continue reading Director Biography – Joseph Picozzi (SERIAL KILLER SUPERSTAR)

Director BIO: Sigal Erez (WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER?)

Director Statement DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT The movie has powerful narrative, action, and perhaps most importantly an extremely relevant message, not only about the Holocaust, but about the forgotten bond between Blacks and Jews. A bridge is formed to close a huge gap between generations who do not know about each other’s history. We also see how… Continue reading Director BIO: Sigal Erez (WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER?)

Director BIO: Ellie Harvie (SCATTERED)

For the past 25 years Ellie Harvie has made a living as a TV and Film actress in Vancouver. She came through Theatre (Vancouver Playhouse School) and, with strong roots in local improv (Vancouver TheatreSports League) and the stand-up scene (Yuk-Yuks, Lafflines), comedy is her forte. From playing Morticia, in “The NewAddams Family” to Candace/Mrs.… Continue reading Director BIO: Ellie Harvie (SCATTERED)

Director BIO: David S Armstrong (PLEASURE PALS)

David S Armstrong has been an editor and director in Los Angeles for 22 years. Commercials (partial list): Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Titleist, Chevy TV Series (partial list): Deadliest Catch, Wipeout, Undercover Boss, currently Survivor. Director Statement Despite the US being a multicultural country, minority groups are often subject to discrimination, ranging from racist comments to violent… Continue reading Director BIO: David S Armstrong (PLEASURE PALS)