Experts 2017

Laura Nix

Laura Nix is a director, writer and producer working in non-fiction and fiction. She recently directed INVENTING TOMORROW (Sundance US Documentary Competition 2018). Previously she directed THE YES MEN ARE REVOLTING, (Toronto International Film Festival 2014, Berlinale 2015), which was theatrically released domestically and in multiple international territories. Her film THE LIGHT IN HER EYES […]


Dan Cogan

Dan Cogan is the co-founder of Impact Partners. He is also the founder of DMC Films, a film production company based in New York. DMC Films is devoted to discovering emerging voices in documentary and fiction film and to exploring new models of independent film finance. DMC Films currently has projects in development with Universal […]


Doug Blush

Doug Blush is an award-winning director, producer, editor, writer and cinematographer whose work includes over 100 feature and television projects, and is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) as well as the American Cinema Editors (ACE). His recent credits include, as consulting editor and producer, the 2018 Academy Award […]


DJ Johnson

DJ Johnson is a filmmaker with over twenty years of experience in media education, with a concentration in media strategies for social change and community organizing. He has worked with nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to design media and promotional campaigns in a variety of areas including violence prevention, youth development, and healthy parenting. DJ […]


David Isaacs

David Isaacs has worked as a TV and Screen Writer and Producer for over 35 years. He has been credited as a writer, co-producer or creative consultant on M*A*S*H*, Cheers, Wings, Frasier, Becker and Mad Men. He co-created and executive produced the series Mary, Big Wave Dave’s and Almost Perfect for CBS. His writing credits […]