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Wow! You finished your film or screenplay! This is only the beginning of your journey and here at Cinema Life, we are so happy to help you along the way.
Vanessa M. H. Powers is a prolific and award-winning film director who has been making films professionally since 2011. Her company, the Oxford Comma Film Cooperative has tackled topics ranging from hysterical to heartbreaking, spanning almost every genre you can think of.
Aysha Wax is a writer, director and comedian. She is fun, witty and unintentionally the loudest person in the room. Aysha has had her sketch videos featured on Buzzfeed, Funnyordie, Wifey TV, and WhoHaHa.
Originally from West Haven, CT, Michael moved to Los Angeles where he dove head first into the world of acting. Taking some time to perform on stage in NYC, Michael then wrote and sold the series ‘Spooked’ to Hulu which thrusted him into the world of screenwriting.
Frank J. Avella is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright. Frank’s screenplays (Consent, Lured, Screw The Cow, Multitasking, Fig Jam) have received 34 major awards at Film Festivals throughout the world (16 countries) and have been selected/winners/finalists in over 160 Fests/Comps to date.
Rachel Fitzgerald directed the successful short film ‘Filch’ (2018) and ‘The Gunslinger’ (2021). Rachel hopes to make feature films one day and be a renowned action/comedy director. Rachel is a passionate filmmaker who strives to learn something new with each project.
Jonathan Wilhelmsson is a Swedish director, cinematographer and editor. He has studied at Sydney Film School where he in 2017 made his thesis film Waltzing Tilda (2017), a post-apocalyptic comedy about the last woman on earth.
Julie Leibee is a screenwriter based in Los Angeles. Originally from Maryland, she spent the first chapter of her career as Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador and a nonprofit fundraiser in Washington, DC.
Originally from Florida, Bree grew up with an aggressive desire to make stuff. When she was 17, she traded the beach for a lifetime’s worth of debt and attended her dream school, Savannah College of Art and Design. There, she found improv comedy, harnessed her writing abilities, and learned technical filmmaking skills.
Comedian and writer Lauren Hope Krass got her start in the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina. What’s especially unique about Lauren as a comic is her ability to put a body positive spin on her material while remaining cuttingly hilarious for any audience.