Nikolas Kasino

Nikolas Kasinos is a multidisciplinary artist, born in Cyprus in 1988, currently based in Berlin. Having as a core performance and video art, his artistic practice involves the exploration of identity, gender, transformation and mutation through the observation of human behaviour, media, popular culture within socio-political structures. Using his body as a subject – Nikolas […]

Mike Messier

Mike Messier is an award-winning Screenwriter, Director, TV host and Actor. Awards have included a Regional Emmy Nomination for work as Associate Producer on a documentary about Haiti. Recent work includes co-writing and co-starring in the  horror film The Manor. Current projects also include Disregard the Vampire: A Mike Messier Documentary which has already won […]

Agustín Ortiz Herrera

Agustín Ortiz Herrera’s practice is developed in the fields of audiovisual and performance. He is interested in a critical approach that challenges the semantic possibilities of narrative audiovisuals in combination with the research on installation configurations. He uses these means to explore the interconnections among diverse matters such as the intersection in queer theory, the […]

Sara Driver

Sara Driver adapted, produced and directed the film version of Paul Bowles’ short story, YOU ARE NOT I (1982, 48 min.). It premiered in the U.S. at Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre in New York City and was featured at many international film festivals, and museums. In 2011 it was presented in the Master Works section […]

Lior Shamriz

Lior Shamriz was born in Ashkelon on the East Mediterranean, spent a decade in Berlin and now lives in California. Shamriz creates essayistic narrations that utilize cinema as performance and the cinematic languages as a process of reflexive documentation. A prolific filmmaker, churning out experimental shorts and two features, they channel the trickster spirit of […]

Margaret Crimmins

Margaret Crimmins is a NYC based sound designer/editor working primarily in historical, social and political documentaries.  Some of the films she has worked on include; This is Home-A Refugee Story, Letters from Baghdad, Hot Girls Wanted, How to Dance in Ohio,  Into the Amazon, Back on Board, American promise, The New Black, Soul Food Junkies, Semper […]

Ken Jacobs

Ken Jacobs: Born, 1933, Brooklyn, New York Studied painting with Hans Hofmann, 1956-57. Started making films, 1955 Created/Directed The Millennium Film Workshop, N.Y.C.1966-68; started the Dept.of Cinema at S.U.N.Y. at Binghamton, 1969; Professor of Cinema1974-2000; Distinguished Prof. of Cinema, 2000; Distinguished Prof. of Cinema Emeritus, 2002- “Optic Antics The Cinema of Ken Jacobs”, Edited by […]

Shontina Vernon

Shontina Vernon is a theatre artist/filmmaker/ musician/creative facilitator/ and educator. Her work champions the necessity of arts and culture to catalyze social change. As such, it has been recognized nationally and internationally for both its artistic merit and risk taking. Drawing from her belief that “If you can’t tell your own story honestly, then you […]

Shontina Vernon

Shontina Vernon is a theatre artist/filmmaker/ musician/creative facilitator/ and educator. Her work champions the necessity of arts and culture to catalyze social change. As such, it has been recognized nationally and internationally for both its artistic merit and risk taking. Drawing from her belief that “If you can’t tell your own story honestly, then you […]

Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle

Beth Stephens, Ph.D. has been a filmmaker, performance artist, activist and educator for three decades. Stephens is the Founding Director of E.A.R.T.H. Lab at UC Santa Cruz where she is the Department Chair and Professor of Art. In the last five years she has produced two new feature documentary films, and has shown many video […]