Matt E. Novak
San Francisco-sourced Director + Editor + Producer that creates award winning content.
Film Director | Artist
Producer and actress Kristin West is a Texan talent with cosmopolitan appeal.
Raised in rural south Texas, West’s training includes the Globe Theatre in London, the American Academy
of Dramatic Arts and the University of Texas Semester in Los Angeles Program.
West graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, with a B.S. in Radio-TV-Film and was distinguished as a Terry Scholar
and was also a participant in the university’s prestigious Shakespeare at Winedale Program.
Roberto Flores began his successful career as an editor of advertising videos.
However, as Flores progressed through his career, he jumped at opportunities he received to edit
two feature films before
he turned twenty five years old.
Although he enjoyed editing those films, his work on them encouraged him to branch out further and direct his own independent film.
Soon after he finished editing the two feature films, Flores directed his own production, a dramatic short film titled “Nocturno”. “Nocturno”
was met with overwhelming success. “The Last Show” is the second short film that Flores has directed.
The short won the 2015 Peruvian Short Film Contest. This film contest is the most prestigious film contest in
the entire country of Peru.
In order to win the top prize, “The Last Show” competed against more than ninety other qualified participants
and was judged
to be of higher quality content and craftsmanship than all other competitors.
Flores’ full filmography credits include: co-general producer of dramatic short film “Ayaymama” in May
of 2016, co-executive producer of dramatic short film “Musa” in July of 2015, director
of dramatic short film “Nocturno” in July of 2014, and editor of musical feature film “Sueños de Gloria” in 2013.
Shajan Samuel currently works as Sr. Vice President at Maya Academy of Advanced
Cinematics a leading branding of Aptech Ltd.
Shajan Samuel has around 20 years’ experience with companies like Kelvinator, MRF, JK Tyres,
Manipal, & Team lease
He has completed his advanced management program from IIM (Kolkata) and has a Bachelors degree in
commerce from the prestigious ST Xavier’s college Kolkata. He become a middle manager at MRF in 26
years in record time and was the youngest state Head for JK tyres at 29 Years, at Manipal were he was
heading the media & entertainment industry he launched the first MBA in Media & Entertainment in
the world along with Subhas Ghai’s Whistling Woods, the course was featured on India Today’s cover
page as the hottest selling career program.
Shajan writes by-lines for leading publications, Speaks at forums, runs a charitable eye hospital in
Bidar & is an Independent film maker.
His last short film ABC was made with a view to usher in a new paradigm in marketing of short films,
each & every facet of the film was treated like a feature film. ABC is now a case study in the
marketing curriculum of ICFAI Business School. The film has won 11 awards and
selected in 23 film festivals across the World, winning the National Award
at the Gujrat International Film Festival and also winning at Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival.
Shajan exploits cinema to bring socially relevant subjects to the forefront
and is big on marketing, including social media proliferation to create visibility for his films.
Shajan is also on the advisory Board of Rolling Frames Festival
Bangalore & International Animation Cartoon Festival of India .
His favourite tag line is “People don’t fail, people give up early “.
Session at Balaji Group Colleges –Pune ( June 27th )
Magenta Baribeau is a Canadian independent filmmaker who studied Film Production at
Concordia University in Montreal. Before gaining the necessary maturity to make her first feature-length
documentary, Maman? Non merci!/No Kids for Me Thanks! in 2015. she had an acting career in
horror films, directed a few short fictions, translated over 150 films and directed voice actors.
She is currently writing a genre feature and working as a sound person and script doctor on various projects.
Sensitive to art from an early age, Cecilia grew between dance, theater and painting.
After shooting some shorts movies, she moved to Paris to devote herself fully to her passion, cinema.
While studying and writing her own scripts, she works on differents locations as an assistant director on
feature films, music videos, short films or travel documentaries. After obtaining her master 2 script and
directing at the Sorbonne, she worked as a camera operator, editor, director and photographer for
various projects such as videos, documentaries, reports, while continuing to develop her own projects.
Thus her first documentary film “Grand âge, petite vertu” is selected in several festivals and won the
Jury Prize at the Sens festival. Her 2nd film “Who&man”, meanwhile, was especially selected in the
32nd International Film Festival of short Uppsala in Sweden. Meanwhile, she shows pictures soon as possible.
Regards, moreover, a charitable exhibition for Togo orphaned children at
Kandisha gallery in Paris was a resounding success. Throughout her work whether photographic or filmic,
Human remains her favorite subject. She places at the center of her works outsized
characters in a world that refuses to see and highlights the absurdities of the society in which we live.
She is currently working on several projects of documentaries and fictions.
Behzad Asadi; born24.2.1988 , tehran ,iran
Mert Güncüer was born in 1991 in Balıkesir – Turkey. In 2014, He
William Sears McGee
Filmmaker from Austin, Texas with experience in feature and short films.
Hailey Hyeseong Yoon
My name is Hailey Yoon and I’m Texture and Look Dev. Artist based in U.S.
Currently I’m employed as a surfacing artist at Reel FX in Dallas. Also I was a character shading
TD at Pixar Animation Studios from March 2015 to January 2016 and worked on
Finding Dory(2016). And I’m producing a short movie with some talented friends.
If you have something to say, anything at all, feel free to contact me.
L. T. Hewitt
I am a writer and director, having self-published my first novel when I was 17 and written, directed and starred in my
first film, Nadsat, earlier this year. I’m an avid film viewer, having seen every film by Woody Allen,
Quentin Tarantino and Xavier Dolan, most films by Stanley Kubrick, and I’m working on viewing every