Filmmakers M - R


  • Alessia Mandanici

    Alessia Mandanici, Grad


    Alessia Mandanici is a New York-based German/Italian writer and director. During her BA studies in communication design in Germany, she completed two films: a short titled "Spieglein, Spieglein", and a music video for her band named "Time to Go", that both went to the annual Berlin International Film Festival, in 2012 and 2014.

  • Isabelle Mecattaf

    Isabelle Mecattaf, Grad

    Beity (In the House)

    Isabelle is a French-Lebanese Filmmaker based in New York City. She studied English Literature and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, after which she worked on both big productions, such as The Post (Spielberg, 2018) and smaller independent projects.

  • Irene	Mercadal Albornoz

    Irene Mercadal Albornoz, Grad

    Crazy Bitch

    Irene is an independent filmmaker from Talca, Chile, currently based in NYC. Irene started working in film while studying Film Aesthetics and Audiovisual Communication at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. 

  • Alexandra Muhawi-Ho

    Alexandra Muhawi-Ho, Undergrad

    Ana Wa Enti

    Alex is an Arab-Chinese-American writer and director currently based in New York. As a result of her multi-cultural identity, she’s passionate about highlighting communities and cultures that are typically under or misrepresented.



  • Linh Dan Nguyen Phan

    Linh Dan Nguyen Phan, Undergrad

    Children of the Dust

    Dan grew up in between the Vietnamese and French culture and went on to study Film & TV Production and Studio Arts at NYU. She now works primarily as a Director of Photography. Art for her is the emergency exit to freedom in the political context of her home country.

  • Daniel Novarro

    Daniel Novarro, Undergrad

    Hasta Domingo Soy Gringo

    Daniel Novarro is a Puerto Rican Writer, Director, Editor, and VFX Artist from New Jersey. He is a graduate of NYU Tisch's film program. Constantly creating, Daniel has made hundreds of videos for the web which have accumulated over 80 million views.



  • Kavita Parekh

    Kavita Parekh, Undergrad

    Two Tickets to Mars

    Kavita Parekh is a 24 year old film writer and director residing in Portland, OR. Texas bred and New York educated, this young artist is currently producing a feature documentary and an educational series for Dr. Alok Kanojia. Her latest narrative short, "Two Tickets to Mars" received the Makower Family Post Production Grant. She aims to tell captivating and compelling stories, investigate the female experience, and honor formal minimalism.

  • Kea Lia Pedersen

    Kea Lia Pedersen, Undergrad

    She Could Be The Light

    Kea Lia Pedersen is a recent NYU Film & TV graduate with a concentration in 2D animation, sound design, and digital game development. Through her love of visual art and experimental modes of storytelling, she aims to push the medium of animation to tell narratives in an untraditional way, whether that be visually or structurally.

  • Ramiel Petros

    Ramiel Petros, Undergrad


    Ramiel Petros is a NYC based writer/director who was born and raised in California. A first generation Iraqi-American Ramiel fiercely believes in the power filmmaking has to depict universal narratives through the lens and experiences of his experiences.

  • Devan Prabhakar

    Devan Prabhakar, Undergrad

    The Answer

    Devan Prabhakar is a senior at NYU Tisch School of the Arts majoring in Film and Television. He has directed, edited, and produced numerous films across a vast diversity of genres. Devan has been making films since he was a young kid, and his passion for filmmaking is evident within each of his works. Devan plans to keep writing and directing films after he graduates.