Chief Content Officer Nameless Network
Alex can coach on new media, marketing, social media, short-form video content, and starting or running a film/media-related startups.
VR & 360 Director
Amelia Winger-Bearskin is an artist/technologist who creates immersive experiences and develops communities for artists, entrepreneurs, and innovators working on the bleeding edge of technology. She has directed VR, AR and 360 video experiences and is a 2018 McArthur Sundance Institute Fellow. She can coach on VR, AR, and 360 video experiences, immersive experiences, and community building.
Video Producer at Vimeo
Ashley can give advice on post-production topics (editing with Premiere Pro, color correction, etc), freelance versus staff, being part of a quickly growing company, how best to work with clients (either external or internal, like marketing teams), and finding time to have a life outside of the office. I'm also a pro at planning weddings.
Aubrey is a commercial and film director, writer and founder of Gingersnap NYC. She has worked with major advertising agencies, commercial brands and directed talent including Mark Ruffalo, Busy Philips, Priyanka Chopra. She can coach on commercial directing, producing/directing branded content and films, and general career advice for breaking in to advertising. Visit her website aubreysmyth.com
Video Editor, The Seattle Times
Corinne can coach on video journalism, interviewing for story, working at a newspaper, considering graduate school, and harnessing visual storytellers' power and responsibility to ensure our work is diverse, inclusive and equitable.
Emily L Kelleher-Best
Emily can coach on fundraising: specifically from angel investors and crowdfunding, and pitching for startup or film and media pursuits. She can also coach on building equity into your workplace.
Erin Lee Carr
Erin directed Drug Short in Dirty Money (Netflix. 2018) and Mommy Dead and Dearest (HBO, 2018), among other projects. Erin can coach on documentary filmmaking, freelancing, pitching networks, and story ideation.
Katie can coach women who are interested in the technical side of filmmaking, working with real film (super 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm), camera assisting, cinematography, and how to navigate the freelance world. She also writes screenplays and makes art films.
Associate Director, Sales & Operations at IFP’s Made in New York Media Center
Kia can coach on PR strategy, provide advice on film industry and resources as well as suggest entrepreneurship resources.
Cofounder of KitSplit & Video Producer/Director
Kristina can coach on starting or running a film/media-related small business; video journalism and short documentaries; multimedia storytelling; and freelance video work.
Léa can coach on video journalism, freelancing, commercial work, budgets and contracts, negotiating and how to start a production company.
Senior Video Producer at NBC News
Mariana is an Emmy-award winning video producer -- she can do most things from pre-production to post. She focuses on stories with strong, intimate characters and also international stories, especially from the Middle East. She loves story-building and story coaching. In her free time, you can find her running around with her two big girl pups.
Naomi McDougall Jones
Writer, Actress, Producer, Women in Film Activist
Naomi can coach on all aspects of development, financing, pre-production, production, and marketing/festivals/distribution for your film. She can also coach on screenwriting, general career advice, crowd-funding, innovative financing models, speaking to investors, and more. (For a full range of topics, you can check out her website.)
Graphic Novelist and Experimental Filmmaker
Stavit Allweis can coach on creative process, visual storytelling strategies, finding your unique cinematic voice and working with actors.
(Ex) Film Festival Programmer
Vicci can provide feedback on your film (rough cuts or finished product) and provide advice on the film festival circuit & application process.