Experts 2017

Barnet Kellman

Barnet Kellman made his feature film debut with the 20th Century Fox screen adaptation of Key Exchange starring Brooke Adams. He went on to direct Dolly Parton and James Woods in Straight Talk for Disney, and Stinkers for Sony. He won two Emmy Awards and a Directors Guild Award for his work on Murphy Brown. […]


Lina Srivastava

Lina Srivastava is a social innovation strategist, working at the intersection of social action, interactive media, and narrative design. The founder of CIEL | Creative Impact and Experience Lab, a social innovation strategy group in New York City, Lina has been involved in social engagement campaigns for several documentaries, including Oscar- winning Born into Brothels, […]


Sangita Shresthova

Sangita focuses on transmedia, civics, participation, the civic imagination and cross cultural dialogue. She leads engaging workshops on transmedia storytelling for social change and leads participants through every step of developing and rolling out a project across various media platforms. Sangita’s recent work has focused on storytelling and surveillance among American Muslim youth, the Kony2012 […]


Nancy Schreiber

Nancy Schreiber ASC is an award-winning cinematographer based in both New York and Los Angeles. She was the fourth woman ever voted into membership into the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers, and recently received the 2017 ASC President’s Award, the first woman to receive this honor. Schreiber was winner of the Best Dramatic Cinematography Award […]


Alan Poul

Alan Poul has had a distinguished career as a director and producer of both features and television. He has received an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Producers Guild Awards, four GLAAD Awards and three Peabody Awards. He served as Executive Producer and director on Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series The Newsroom. He was Executive […]