Instructors

Clementine Leger

Clementine Leger is the Festival Coordinator for the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. She managed the Slamdance Film Festival from 2015-2017 and is currently a Narrative Feature programmer for the festival. From 2013-2015, she was the Programming Coordinator for the Florida Film Festival and continues to assist in programming their Midnight Shorts Program. She ...

Erika M. Anderson

Erika M. Anderson is a producer, songwriter and composer who releases music under her initials EMA. She has released multiple albums to international critical acclaim and toured extensively across the US and Europe, including dates with Depeche Mode, Throbbing Gristle and Low. Her songs have been featured on prime time television, Italian art films and Adult Swim animations. She has created ...

Bertha Bay-Sa Pan

Bertha Bay-Sa Pan’s feature debut Face, co-written by Oscar nominee Oren Moverman – starring Bai Ling, Kristy Wu, Kieu Chinh, Ken Leung, Will Yun Lee and Treach (of Naughty by Nature), with music by Hub of The Roots – premiered at the Sundance Film Festival as a Grand Jury nominee, and it went on to win the GenArt’s Audience Award, the CineVegas Critics Award for Best Director, the Urbanworld’s...

Sean Patrick Burke

Sean Patrick Burke is an American movie and television producer. He has produced the feature drama As You Are, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016, winning a Special Jury Prize Award; and had its international premiere at the San Sebastian Film Festival. He is an Executive Producer on Super Troopers 2, which released in theaters on April 20, 2018 to a $15.7 Million opening wee...

Ram Devineni

Ram Devineni produced The Russian Woodpecker, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He produced and directed the true-crime documentary, The Karma Killings (2016) about the Nithari serial murders in India. The film was exclusively released worldwide on Netflix and now on Amazon Prime. He directed a feature documentar...

João Salaviza

João Salaviza is a Portuguese film director, based in Lisbon. His second feature, The Dead and the Others(co-directed with Renée Nader Messora) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and it was awarded the Special Jury Prize - Un Certain Regard in 2018. The film was released in several countries, reaching 45.000 spectators in France. His feature debut Mountain(2015) premiered...

Fabio Montanari

Fabio Montanari is a screenwriter and director with experience working in Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and the United States. He has written scripts for Netflix, HBO, and GloboTV, and produced content for Sony, AXN and MTV Brazil. His short films have screened at multiple festivals including Palm Springs Shortsfest and theSanta Barbara International Film Festival. Fabio holds an MFA in Film fro...

Andy Blubaugh

Andy Blubaugh is a documentary filmmaker and producer in Portland, Oregon. His personal, experimental works have been screened by the Sundance, Milano, Edinburgh, Clermont-Ferrand, and Seattle International Film Festivals, among many others, and have been broadcast by PBS in the United States and Sveriges Television in Sweden. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Oregon Art Commission...

Aarón Fernández

Aarón Fernández realizó sus estudios en París, Francia dónde obtuvo una Maestría en Estudios Cinematográficos. Actualmente vive en São Paulo y trabaja entre México y Brasil. Se ha desempeñado como guionista, director y productor en proyectos para cine y TV. Su ópera prima Partes usadas (2007), participó en más de 40 festivales ganando varios premios. Las horas muertas (2013), su segunda películ...