The following list of directors, actors, screenwriters and other film industry professionals focuses primarily on those who have either collaborated on or, been the subject of, a film series, festival or other program that we have helped to organized. 


Ed Brubaker

(Updated on 09/15/2014)
Ed Brubaker is an American comic book writer and cartoonist, best known for writing superhero comics such as Batman, Daredevil, Captain America, Catwoman, Uncanny X-Men, and The Authority. READ MORE

Pierre Etaix

(Updated on 10/28/2012)
Director Pierre Etaix’ films had been out of the public eye for almost 20 years due to a long-running legal dispute. As a result, an entire generation of film fans was denied the pleasure of viewing his work. READ MORE

Jean Epstein

(Updated on 10/28/2012)

Epstein was born in Warsaw in 1897, to a French-Jewish father and Polish mother. After his father died in 1908, the family relocated to Switzerland, where Epstein remained until beginning medical school at the University of Lyon in France. While in Lyon, Epstein served as a secretary and translator for Auguste Lumière, considered one of the founders of cinema.