Cidney Hue is a sci-fi director and filmmaker in NYC with a focus on women, environmental issues, and science-driven projects. She teaches production at NYU’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts as an adjunct instructor in Film & TV. In addition to filmmaking, Cidney founded NYC Women Filmmakers in 2015.
Jack Turits is a filmmaker based in New York City. Jack has directed commercials for companies such as Evian, Airbnb, Delta, MailChimp, and National Geographic. From his childhood stop-motion films starring his toy action figures, to his award winning shorts, his passion for visual storytelling has remained constant.
Angeline Gragasin is a writer, filmmaker, and artist who tells stories about ecology, memory, and power. Her background is interdisciplinary, her work equal parts poetic expression and critical inquiry. She sees each project as an opportunity to ask questions, take risks, and experiment. Before she became a filmmaker, Gragasin trained extensively in mask, mime, and improvisational performance. This early emphasis on image and action-based storytelling continues to inform her work today.
Sanford Jenkins Jr. is a writer and filmmaker, and a graduate of Morehouse College and USC School of Cinematic Arts. His work has screened at Camerimage, Palm Springs, and BlackStar film festivals, has been published by Violet Summer and AFROPUNK, and has been staged by play collaborative arts in Los Angeles.