Filmmakers H - O


  • Joecar Hanna

    Joecar Hanna, Grad

    Deliver Me

    Joecar Hanna-Zhang is a Lebanese/Chinese filmmaker raised in Spain, where he spent his entire childhood in a cult that deprived him from developing his art until he started college. He is a current third year of the Graduate Film program at NYU.

  • Mary-Catherine Harvey

    Mary-Catherine Harvey, Grad

    It's Not About The Hat

    MC Harvey is a British American writer-director. She was born and raised in London and currently resides in New York as an MFA candidate at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She is heavily influenced by the French New Wave as well as the work of Mia Hansen-Løve, Greta Gerwig, and Leos Carax and their many fallible female characters.

  • David Huang

    David Huang, UG

    Rock Springs

    David Huang is a nonfiction and fiction director/writer, focused on telling stories featuring underrepresented subjects from diverse backgrounds. His short documentary, Re-Opening, commissioned by the Asian American Documentary Network, was acquired by PBS World Channel for upcoming broadcast.



  • Blaine Isreal

    Blaine Isreal, Grad

    The Palace of Wisdom

    Blaine studied writing at UCLA, actor training in San Francisco, and film directing at FAMU in Prague, and lived in Bangkok, Tokyo, and Seoul for a year each.



  • Caitlyn Johnson

    Caitlyn Johnson, Grad

    Bad Blood

    Caitlyn Johnson is an award-winning filmmaker and is currently an MFA candidate at Tisch School of the Art’s Kanbar Film Institute. Her background includes cinematography, editing, and development concentrated in interdisciplinary and radical storytelling.



  • Rose Kelso

    Rose Kelso, UG

    You and Me, Naked Boy

    Rose Kelso is a Brooklyn based writer, director, and musical comedian. In 2019 she obtained her BFA in Film and Television from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She is currently staffed as a writer/director for Comedy Central Digital where her sketches and satirical songs are regularly featured.

  • John Keville

    John Keville, UG

    Southern Cross

    John Keville is a filmmaker from Annapolis, Maryland.



  • Leaf Lieber

    Leaf Lieber, UG


    Leaf Lieber is a New York based queer writer/director originally from Kauai, Hawaii.  Lieber has crafted a unique style that exists at the intersection of fantasy and reality with an emphasis on grief and transformation.

  • Kevin Loh

    Kevin Loh, UG

    Crimson Harvest

    Kevin is a writer and director based in New York City. Originally from Singapore, Kevin creates stories centered around underrepresented communities and strives to showcase authentic representations of them.

  • Alyssa Loh

    Alyssa Loh, Grad


    ALYSSA LOH is a filmmaker and writer based in New York. She is a 2021 Sundance Lab Fellow and Sundance & Alfred P. Sloan Development Fellow. Loh holds a joint MBA/MFA (filmmaking) from NYU, where she was the recipient of the Bernie Brillstein, Essential Entertainment, and George A. Kellner scholarships.

  • Andy Long

    Andy Long, Grad

    on the margin

    Andrew Long is a New York-based writer/director known for 'Nigerian Prince', which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2018 (co-writer). His short film Clearing House premiered at Atlanta film festival 2022 and was executive produced by Paul Dano (There will be blood, Batman, Prisoners).



  • Irene Mercadal

    Irene Mercadal, Grad


    Irene Mercadal is a filmmaker from Talca, Chile, currently based in NYC, where she’s coursing her thesis year as a Film MFA candidate at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Irene has written, directed, and photographed numerous narrative short films and documentaries.

  • Aditi Mody

    Aditi Mody, Grad


    Aditi is an ex-NYU graduate student who lives in Mumbai and runs a wildlife lodge in Central India where she is producing her next drama series



  • Adam Olkin

    Adam Olkin, UG

    Chapped Lips

    Adam Olkin is a filmmaker based in New York City. He is a recent graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he co-founded a sketch comedy YouTube channel, filmed music videos, and honed his skills as a director and crew member on various school projects.