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  • Melanie Akoka

    Melanie Akoka, Grad

    Yearlings

    Mélanie Akoka is a French filmmaker and cinematographer from Middle-Eastern descent. She is currently based in New York. She studied philosophy at the Sorbonne University before working in a post-production house and film processing lab in Paris.

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  • Haley Elizabeth Anderson

    Haley Elizabeth Anderson, Grad

    Pillars

    Haley Elizabeth Anderson is a filmmaker, writer and visual artist from Texas. She was recently selected as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.”

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  • Kyle Andrews

    Kyle Andrews, UG

    The Transfiguration of Mara

    Kyle Andrews is a director, screenwriter, and editor based in Brooklyn, New York. His work spans across short films, music videos, documentaries, and promotional content.

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  • Bronson Aznavorian

    Bronson Aznavorian, UG

    Cow-Boy

    Bronson Aznavorian is a writer, director, producer, editor, and composer based in NYC. Bronson is interested in telling stories that explore the moral gray areas of real life, particularly with respect to ambition and survival.

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    Gianna Badiali, Grad

    So Be It and So It Is

    Gianna Badiali is a Swiss writer-director and cinematographer based in New York City, where she is currently a 3rd Year MFA candidate at NYU’s Graduate Film Program.

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  • Annatafka Baez

    Annatafka Baez, UG

    Open Air

    Annatafka Baez is a Visual Development Artist and Animator from Chicago. Growing up around the city's tightly-knit art community, she attended a non-for-profit art school where she learned how to animate.

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  •  Jason Begue

    Jason Begue, Grad

    Kangaroo Court

    Born in Los Angeles, CA to Colombian and Argentinian immigrants, Jason’s passion for filmmaking began at an early age when he won the 1999 CineVegas Youth in Film competition.

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  • Ryan Beggs

    Ryan Beggs, UG

    Champion

    Ryan has prepared for this project since freshman year. While at Tisch he has assumed various roles with productions as well as gained professional experience at "Late Night with Seth Meyers," "Scott Rudin Productions," and "At Home with Amy Sedaris."

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  • Natalia Bell

    Natalia Bell, UG

    Pasos de Valor/Steps of Valor

    Texas border-born, Richmond-raised, Natalia Bell is a director-writer-producer with a passion for telling female-driven, multi-generational stories and advocating for inclusion in entertainment.

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  • Jonas Berry

    Jonas Berry, UG

    Stay

    Jonas Berry currently runs his production company, rubbertape, with two of his fellow NYU alumni where they are focused in making fresh thinking and eye catching work of all kinds.

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  • Sam Blumenfeld

    Sam Blumenfeld, UG

    Sneats

    Sam is a producer, writer, actor, and director for a sketch comedy group Lisa as well as the Head of Comedy Development at Maven Pictures. Originally from the bio- depraved Boston Mass, Sam is thrilled to be writing about himself here.

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  • Mate Boegi

    Mate Boegi, Grad

    Togetherland

    At the age of seven Máté started making stop-motion clips, recreating his favorite film moments with his Lego figures. In 2011, his first short film “Return” won the audience award at Buster Film Festival in Copenhagen, and in 2015 his second short “Wake” won the Kodak Student Cinematography scholarship award.

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  • Portia Buckley

    Portia Buckley, Grad

    Birthday Girl

    Portia A. Buckley is a British film-maker, currently completing her MFA in Writing & Directing Film at Tisch, NYU. Raised in London, she graduated from the prestigious Courtauld Institute of Art, receiving a Distinction for her Masters, ‘Documentary, Photography & Film in Global Contemporary Art.’

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  • Ramsee Chand

    Ramsee Chand, UG

    Kurma

    Ramsee Chand is a filmmaker from San Jose, CA. Ramsee has had experience in all aspects of production, but found his passion in producing and directing.

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  • Parbat Chapagai

    Parbat Chapagai, UG

    The Migrants

    Parbat Chapagai is an aspiring filmmaker based in New York. Originally from Nepal, he strives to express personal immigrant experiences through film, with the hope of connecting to a broader audience.

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  • Rohan Chatterjee

    Rohan Chatterjee, UG

    Most Likely to Make it Out Alive

    Rohan Chatterjee is a filmmaker, writer, and actor based in New York City. Rohan has been obsessed with storytelling since childhood behind and in front of the camera.

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  • Pete Christmann

    Pete Christmann, UG

    1999

    Pete Christmann is a director and sound designer based in New York City. His documentary "Deer Camp" was an official selection at the University of Maine Documentary Film Festival in 2019.

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  • Sofia Camargo

    Sofia Camargo, Grad

    Al Lado del Río (By the River)

    Sofia Camargo is a 27 year old Colombian director and cinematographer living in New York since 2017, where she is an MFA Candidate in the Grad Film program at NYU Tisch.

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  • Isabella Danzi

    Isabella Danzi, UG

    The Caretaker

    A 2019 Tisch School alumna, Isabella Danzi graduated with high honors and has worked on dozens of student projects, producing several senior thesis films for her classmates.

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  • Kamila Daurenova

    Kamila Daurenova, UG

    Madeline the Child Exorcist

    Kamila Daurenova is a New York based Director, Writer and Editor. Born and raised in Kazakhstan, she is passionate about telling stories from the people and places that have been made invisible in the global narrative.

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  • Alec Davis

    Alec Davis, Grad

    Sisters

    Alec Davis is a New York based filmmaker and recent graduate of NYU Tisch’s graduate program in writing and directing. Born in the Rocky Mountains and raised in Hong Kong, with a brief stint in mainland China, change has been the one constant in Alec's life.

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  • Nick Deveau

    Nick Deveau, UG

    Waking Slumber in Connecticut

    Nick Deveau is another filmmaker, writer, and photographer living in NYC. His work is influenced by a lot of directors with only one or two good movies.

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  • Xiuzhi (Charles) Dong

    Xiuzhi (Charles) Dong, UG

    An Anshan Story

    Charles Xiuzhi Dong is a director and producer from North east China based in NYC. Gaining multitude film directing experience from New York and Europe.

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  • Karishma Dube

    Karishma Dube, Grad

    Bittu

    Karishma Dev Dube is award-winning filmmaker based in New York. She was introduced to film while working as a production assistant on several documentaries and independent features in Mumbai, including TED fellow Shalini Kantayya’s documentary Catching the Sun.

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  • Kyle Dubiel

    Kyle Dubiel, UG

    Kiss Me

    An NJ-raised recent graduate from NYU: Tisch School of the Arts who has been creating films since he was 10. He currently works as a Post-Production Assistant and BTS Videographer at NBC’s Saturday Night Live, where he first started as a photo intern.

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