Recent Grants

Media Arts: FY 2020 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A
Jun 20, 2019

Christopher D Escobar
Executive Director
Independent Media Artists of GA, Etc. Inc.
Lithia Springs, GA

Cara Ogburn
Milwaukee Film Festival Director & Education Director
Milwaukee Film
Milwaukee, WI

Benjamin Popp
Filmmaker Services Manager
Northwest Film Center
Portland Art Museum
Portland, OR

Orly Ravid
Founder & Co-Executive Director
Film Collaborative
Los Angeles, CA

Sabrina Roach (Layperson)
Fellow
Moving Worlds Institute
Burien, WA

JT Takagi
Executive Director
Camera News, Inc.
New York, NY

Art Works - Panel B
Jun 20, 2019

Javier Alejandro Chavez
Associate Director of Programs
Coral Gables Cinemateque, Inc.
Miami, FL

Rebecca Fons
Education Director
Chicago International Film Festival Inc. Cinema-Chicago
Iowa City, IA

Asad Muhammad
VP, Impact and Engagement Strategy
POV Engage
American Documentary, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY

Abby Sun
Programmer
True/False Film Fest
Ragtag Film Society
Columbia, MO

Erin Waite (Layperson)
Creative Strategist, VIVA Creative
Digital Content Senior Specialist
World Wildlife Fund, Inc.
Washington, DC

Art Works - Panel C
Jun 27, 2019

Dan L Brawley
Executive Director
Cucalorus Film Foundation
Wilmington, NC

Mary Heston (Layperson)
Social Media Consultant
Spokane, WA

Jason Fitzroy Jeffers
Cinematic Arts Manager
South Florida Art Center, Inc.
Miami, FL

Jazmyne Moreno
Freelance Film Programmer
Austin Film Society
Austin, TX

Rebekka Schlichting
Assistant Director
Vision Maker Media
Lincoln, NE

Jordan Matthew Smith
Public Librarian & Film Critic
Buffalo, NY

Art Works - Panel D
Jun 27, 2019

Clint Bowie
Artistic Director
New Orleans Film and Video Festival, Inc.
New Orleans, LA

Cassidy Campana (Layperson)
Director of Marketing and Communication
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix
Scottsdale, AZ

Taylour Li Puanani Yukino Is Chang
Director
Doris Duke Theatre
Honolulu Academy of Arts
Honolulu, HI

Tewodross Melchishua
Associate Professor | Program Coordinator | Internship Coordinator Visual
Bowie State University
District Heights, MD

Jesse M Pires
Chief Curator
International House Philadelphia, Inc.
Wynnewood, PA