Meet the Filmmakers

  • Ryan McGlade Filmmaker Intro ("Hoss")

    Ryan McGlade is a writer, director, and editor. His films have been featured in film festivals around the world, including Palm Springs International ShortFest, Montclair Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, and the Bushwick Film Festival, where Hoss was awarded the Programmer's Choice Award fo...

  • Meet the Director: Simi Abe ("Home Movie")

    Simi Abe is the founder of Thursday Afternoon. In 2019 she wrote and directed her debut short film, Black Fish which was commissioned by the BBC. Simi has a degree in Creative Writing, loves the colour yellow, orchids and space. Simi started Thursday Afternoon because she loves stories. Strange, ...

  • Meet the Director: Evan Daves ("Nudes")

    Evan Daves is an actor & director who lives in New York City.

  • Meet the Director: Justice Jamal Jones ("How to Raise a Black Boy")

    Justice is a filmmaker, actor, and writer based in New York City. They have worked in production, creative direction, styling and as talent at Disney on Broadway, Vogue Italia, Paper Magazine, and Maybelline New York.

  • 5 Questions with Cameron Morton (director of "August")

    Cameron Morton is a New York City based director/producer originally from Atlanta, GA. She is an alum of the Telluride Film Festival Student Symposium and a graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts with a BFA in Acting. She is currently a Jacob Burns Creative Culture Fellow. Motherhood, addi...

  • Meet the Director: Joshua Gleiser ("The Trial")

    Filmmaker from Lima, Peru. Used to be based in Brooklyn, NY but a storm brought me back to Peru: the storm of the PANDEMIC baby! Happy to be here though.

  • Meet the Director: Jane Chow ("Sorry for the Inconvenience")

    Jane Chow is a Los Angeles-based director, writer, and editor from Hong Kong. Fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, Jane brings her global perspective to every project, having led productions in Los Angeles, New York, Hong Kong, and Germany. Her award-winning international web series, “Pine...