Filmmakers Year 6

Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey (Floyd Norman: An Animated Life)

Michael Fiore Michael Fiore is CCO and Owner of Michael Fiore Films and the Fiore Media Group. Michael and his team develop, finance, and create content for the film, TV, and ad worlds.  In 2017, Sony Screen Gems released “Keep Watching” theatrically across the United States.  The movie is a suspense-thriller that Michael produced with Voltage Pictures […]


Izzy Chan (The Big Flip)

Brought up in Hong Kong and Singapore, Izzy started writing and directing stage plays since Form 2 (U.S. grade 8). Her senior film project from University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts was screened at film festivals around the world. Izzy built a successful career in advertising as a strategist and researcher in human […]


K. Ryan Jones and Shawn Willis (Scott’s Pizza Tours)

K. Ryan Jones K. Ryan Jones has a BA in Film Studies from the University of Kansas, where he made his first successful film, the feature-length documentary Fall from Grace, in which he infiltrated one of the country’s most prolific hate groups: the Westboro Baptist Church. Before he even earned his degree, the film was […]


Tim Warren (High School 9-1-1 )

Tim Warren was a member of Darien EMS–Post 53, a student run ambulance service, from 1982 to 1985 and served as the organization’s VP of Operations his senior year of high school. He has such an incredible appreciation for “The Post,” and the opportunity and responsibility he was given as a teenager, that it motivated […]


Brad Allgood (Landfill Harmonic)

Brad is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker specializing in adventure, social issues, music and Spanish-language films that inspire audience engagement. He has worked on many documentaries including My Village, My Lobster, the CINE-winning documentary about indigenous lobster divers in Nicaragua; 120 Days: Undocumented in America, which tells the story of an undocumented immigrant’s last days in the United […]