Filmmakers Year 6

Jessie Auritt (Supergirl)

Jessie Auritt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in New York City. Her short film, THE BIRDMAN, screened at festivals around the country and received multiple awards, including the Slamdance Grand Jury Prize for Short Documentary in 2013. In addition to independent filmmaking, she has shot, edited, directed, and produced videos for UNICEF, IFC.com, the […]


Chad Hartigan (Morris From America)

Filmmaker: Chad Hartigan Runtime: 89 minutes Synopsis: A heartwarming and crowd-pleasing coming-of-age comedy with a unique spin, Morris from America centers on Morris Gentry, a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father, Curtis to Heidelberg, Germany. Morris, who fancies himself the next Notorious B.I.G., is a complete fish-out-of-water—a budding hip-hop star in an […]


Brian Golden Davis (The Million Dollar Duck)

Davis received his MFA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. At USC he directed If a Body Meet a Body, a documentary on the Los Angeles County Coroner Office. The film garnered a 2008 Student Academy Award and aired on the Documentary Channel. His directing work includes A Path to Honor, an […]