Recent Grants

Media Arts: FY 2014 Grants Panelists

Art Works I, Panel A
June 12, 2013

Laurie Cirivello     
Executive Director
Grand Rapids Community Media Center
Grandville, MI

Julie Huntsinger    
Executive Director
Telluride Film Festival
Berkeley, CA

Brian Newman   
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Crowd Play, LLC
Sub-Genre Media
New York, NY

Luis Perez    
Host/Producer
Chicago Public Media
Chicago, IL

Kristopher Smith (Layperson)  
Director of Leadership Development
The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
Miami, FL

Art Works I, Panel B
June 12, 2013

Laurie Cirivello     
Executive Director
Grand Rapids Community Media Center
Grandville, MI

Brian Newman   
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Crowd Play, LLC
Sub-Genre Media
New York, NY

Luis Perez    
Host/Producer
Chicago Public Media
Chicago, IL

Kristopher Smith (Layperson)  
Director of Leadership Development
The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
Miami, FL

Art Works I, Panel C
June 12, 2013

Laurie Cirivello     
Executive Director
Grand Rapids Community Media Center
Grandville, MI

Julie Huntsinger    
Executive Director
Telluride Film Festival
Berkeley, CA

Luis Perez    
Host/Producer
Chicago Public Media
Chicago, IL

Kristopher Smith (Layperson)  
Director of Leadership Development
The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
Miami, FL

Art Works I, Panel D
June 12, 2013

Laurie Cirivello     
Executive Director
Grand Rapids Community Media Center
Grandville, MI

Julie Huntsinger    
Executive Director
Telluride Film Festival
Berkeley, CA

Brian Newman   
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Crowd Play, LLC
Sub-Genre Media
New York, NY

Kristopher Smith (Layperson)  
Director of Leadership Development
The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
Miami, FL

Art Works I, Panel E
June 13, 2013

Adrian Baker     
Producer/Director
Oakland, CA

Denise Brown     
Executive Director
Leeway Foundation
Philadelphia, PA

Andres Castillo      
Assistant Director of Content and Creative Development/Programmer
Miami International Film Festival
Miami, FL

Francisco Guajardo (Layperson)      
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Texas - Pan American
Executive Director
Llano Grande Center for Research and Development
Edinburg, TX

Mary Kerr    
Film Producer
Brooklyn, NY

Art Works I, Panel F
June 13, 2013

Adrian Baker     
Producer/Director
Oakland, CA

Andres Castillo      
Assistant Director of Content and Creative Development / Programmer
Miami International Film Festival
Miami, FL

Francisco Guajardo (Layperson)      
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Texas - Pan American
Executive Director
Llano Grande Center for Research and Development
Edinburg, TX

Mary Kerr    
Film Producer
Brooklyn, NY

Art Works I, Panel G
June 13, 2013

Adrian Baker     
Producer/Director
Oakland, CA

Denise Brown     
Executive Director
Leeway Foundation
Philadelphia, PA

Andres Castillo      
Assistant Director of Content and Creative Development / Programmer
Miami International Film Festival
Miami, FL

Francisco Guajardo (Layperson)      
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Texas - Pan American
Executive Director
Llano Grande Center for Research and Development
Edinburg, TX

Art Works II, Panel A1
December 9, 2013

Lynette Lewis Allston (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Drewryville, VA

Andrew DeVigal
Director, Content Strategy
Second Story Interactive Studios
Portland, OR

David Feingold
Assistant General Manager - Content
NET Radio and Television - Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
Lincoln, NE

Brian Newman
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Crowd Play, LLC
New York, NY

Sky Sitney
Festival Director
AFI Docs (formerly Silverdocs)
Washington, DC

Art Works II, Panel A2
December 9, 2013

Lynette Lewis Allston (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Drewryville, VA

Andrew DeVigal
Director, Content Strategy
Second Story Interactive Studios
Portland, OR

David Feingold
Assistant General Manager - Content
NET Radio and Television - Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
Lincoln, NE

Brian Newman
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Crowd Play, LLC
New York, NY

Art Works II, Panel B1
December 10, 2013

Mariannah Amster
Co-Executive/Artistic Director
Parallel Studios
Santa Fe, NM

Robert "Biko" Baker (Layperson)
Executive Director
League of Young Voters
Milwaukee, WI

Michelle Byrd
Principal
Run It By Byrd
Brooklyn, NY

Torey Malatia
Journalist
Chicago, IL

Raymond Telles
Filmmaker
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Ethnic Studies
University of California, Berkeley
Oakland, CA

Art Works II, Panel B2
December 10, 2013

Mariannah Amster
Co-Executive/Artistic Director
Parallel Studios
Santa Fe, NM

Robert "Biko" Baker (Layperson)
Executive Director
League of Young Voters
Milwaukee, WI

Michelle Byrd
Principal
Run It By Byrd
Brooklyn, NY

Torey Malatia
Journalist
Chicago, IL

Art Works II, Panel C1
December 12, 2013

María Agui Carter
Filmmaker
President
Iguana Films, LLC
Newton, MA

Susan Clampitt (Layperson)
Consultant
Washington, DC

Bill Foster
Director
Northwest Film Center
Portland, OR

Nettrice Gaskins
Ph.D. Candidate, Researcher
Digital Media Program and Experimental Game Lab
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

Laura "Lu" Olkowski
Independent Producer and
Artist-in-Residence
KCRW
Brooklyn, NY

Art Works II, Panel C2
December 12, 2013

María Agui Carter
Filmmaker
President
Iguana Films, LLC
Newton, MA

Susan Clampitt (Layperson)
Consultant
Washington, DC

Bill Foster
Director
Northwest Film Center
Portland, OR

Nettrice Gaskins
Ph.D. Candidate, Researcher
Digital Media Program and Experimental Game Lab
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

Art Works II, Panel D1
December 13, 2013

Stephanie Barish
Producer
Founding CEO
IndieCade, International Festival of Independent Games
Venice, CA

Althea Gonzalez (Layperson)
North Carolina Program Manager
Hispanics in Philanthropy
Asheville, NC

Tod Lending
Producer, Director, Cinematographer
Nomadic Pictures
Chicago, IL

Al Letson
Host and Executive Producer
State of the Re:Union
Jacksonville, FL

Patricia Zimmerman
Professor of Screen Studies; Co-Director, Finger
Lakes Environmental Film Festival
Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY

Art Works II, Panel D2
December 13, 2013

Stephanie Barish
Producer
Founding CEO
IndieCade, International Festival of Independent Games
Venice, CA

Althea Gonzalez (Layperson)
North Carolina Program Manager
Hispanics in Philanthropy
Asheville, NC

Tod Lending
Producer, Director, Cinematographer
Nomadic Pictures
Chicago, IL

Al Letson
Host and Executive Producer
State of the Re:Union
Jacksonville, FL

Art Works II, Panel D3
December 13, 2013

Althea Gonzalez (Layperson)
North Carolina Program Manager
Hispanics in Philanthropy
Asheville, NC

Tod Lending
Producer, Director, Cinematographer
Nomadic Pictures
Chicago, IL

Al Letson
Host and Executive Producer
State of the Re:Union
Jacksonville, FL