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. 


Jonas Mekas

(Updated on 01/25/2013)
Jonas Mekas was born in 1922 in the farming village of Semeniškiai, Lithuania. He currently lives and works in New York City. In 1944, he and his brother Adolfas were taken by the Nazis to a forced labor camp in Elmshorn, Germany. After the War he studied philosophy at the University of Mainz. READ MORE

Ursula Meier

(Updated on 10/28/2012)
Ursula Meier was born on June 24, 1971 in Besancon, France. Of both Swiss and French origin, she has studied Cinema Direction from 1990 to 1994 at the Institute of Broadcasting Arts (IAD) in Belgium. READ MORE

Marion Cotillard

(Updated on 10/28/2012)
Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard was seen this summer in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises and Guillaume Canet’s Little White Lies. She will be seen next in the U.S. in her portrayal of a double amputee in Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone. READ MORE