Experts 2017

Ryan Fleck

Ryan K. Fleck is an American film director, cinematographer, editor, and screenwriter best known for directing and writing the 2006 film Half Nelson and the 2008 film Sugar. He is known for his collaborations with fellow filmmaker Anna Boden. Ryan was born in Berkeley, California and raised in Berkeley and Oakland, California. He attended New […]


Jeff Stockwell

Screenwriter Jeff Stockwell’s produced feature credits are The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, produced by and starring Jodie Foster; Wilder Days, (a telefilm nominated for the WGA Award for Best Original Long Form TV); Disney’s beloved Bridge To Terabithia; and the just-released (not-as-beloved) indie, The Ottoman Lieutenant. He has done un-credited writing on projects including […]


Nina Yang Bongiovi

Nina Yang Bongiovi and her producing partner, Forest Whitaker, run Significant Productions, which strives to be at the forefront of discovering talent, with a focus on diversity and inclusivity. The duo produced the critically-acclaimed, Fruitvale Station, by Ryan Coogler, which won The Audience Award and The Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2013, alongside 40+ prestigious awards worldwide. In 2015, […]


Angelina Burnett

Angelina Burnett is a television writer/producer, and community organizer. Currently, she serves as Co-Executive Producer on AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, having also written for NatGeo’s Genius, NBC’s Hannibal, FX’s The Americans, and Starz’s Boss, among others. During the 2008 primary election, Angelina joined the Obama campaign as a volunteer organizer. For the general election, […]


Jennifer Arnold

Jennifer Arnold is an Emmy nominated director working in both narrative and documentary formats. She grew up in Santa Barbara, California and began world traveling at age 16. She attended University of Nairobi in Kenya and has worked on projects in Africa, Asia and Europe. Jennifer is the winner of the Humanitas prize, a NAMIC […]