Elizabeth Pang Fullerton is an award-winning independent and documentary film producer. Her films have appeared throughout the United States and at a wide variety of international film festivals, as well as at the De Young Museum and nonprofit organizations. Her primary focus surrounds social problems and social change, and she enjoys collaborating in all aspects of the filmmaking process, from pre-production through distribution and marketing. Elizabeth is also a community activist, philanthropist and social entrepenur for a private foundation.
Jenni Olson has been an advisor and consultant on dozens of LGBT films and is one of the world’s leading experts on LGBT film history. Her many experimental documentary films (including her 2005 debut feature, The Joy of Life) have earned acclaim for their unique cinematic style. Jenni’s second feature, The Royal Road, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. She is currently VP of e-commerce and marketing at Wolfe Video and sits on the advisory boards of the Outfest/UCLA Legacy Project for LGBT Film Preservation, Canyon Cinema, Kashish: The Mumbai International Queer Film Festival and San Francisco Suicide Prevention. She is also proud to serve on the board of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and continues to be an advisor on a variety of film projects.
Tim has worked in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years. Former president and founder of management company Titan Talent & Entertainment, which developed the careers of actors and filmmakers, with major successes in television, film and theatre. Tim co-produced Chris Mason Johnson’s award-winning first feature, The New Twenty, as well as Johnson’s second feature, Test, which was recently nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and won two Grand Jury Awards (screenplay & film) at Outfest. Tim has several projects currently in development for film and TV.
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Daniel Marks is a Los Angeles-based cinematographer. His feature film debut, Test, was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at Outfest in 2013, played at the Berlin International Film Festival, and was a New York Times Critics’ Pick. In addition to feature films, he shoots music videos, television shows, short films, and commercials. He recently photographed a pilot for Comedy Central. He also worked as a camera operator on various TV shows for networks including the Sundance Channel, History, and the Food Network. He received an MFA in cinematography from the American Film Institute (AFI) and a BA in film production from Amherst College. He works frequently in Los Angeles and New York in every format imaginable from the GoPro to 35mm.
Sidra Bell, is a Master Lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and was an Adjunct Professor at Barnard College in New York City. She has a degree in History from Yale University and an MFA in Choreography from Purchase College. Ms. Bell has won several awards, including a notable 1st Prize for Choreography at the International Solo-Tanz Festival in Stuttgart, Germany. Her critically acclaimed work has been seen throughout the United States and in Denmark, France, Austria, Bulgaria, Turkey, Germany, China, Canada, Aruba, Korea, Brazil, and Greece. Bell has received many commissions from institutions internationally and has produced over 100 new works. She had the privilege of being on the international jury for the Stuttgart Solo-Tanz Festival. Bell was commissioned as the choreographer for the feature film Test set in San Francisco during the height of the AIDS crisis. The movie was nominated for a 2015 Independent Spirit Award. Test was also awarded two grand jury prizes from the Los Angeles Outfest Festival and was a New York Times Critic’s Pick. The film has had many screenings at festivals worldwide and enjoyed an international theatrical run. The movie is available on Netflix, VoD, and iTunes.
Her company, SIDRA BELL DANCE NEW YORK is rapidly gaining an international profile for their visceral work, which unravels the complexities of the human condition through a distinctly female lens. Bell's creations have been described as brainy, exuberant, sensual and intensely physical. The work demands both physical power and tender expressiveness from her crack ensemble of fearless and technically honed dancers. The Company has performed extensively throughout the USA, Europe, Canada, and South America. Highlights include: Dance Theater Workshop, New York Live Arts, Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, Chutzpah! Festival,The Dance Centre in Vancouver, ODC Theater in San Francisco, Kelly Strayhorn Theater in Pittsburgh, Tanz Farm at Atlanta’s Goat Farm Arts Center, One Dance Week in Bulgaria, and the International Solo-Tanz-Festival with performances throughout Germany, Brazil, and Greece. The Company was listed as #1 in Contemporary Dance by the Pittsburgh Examiner (2014), ArtsATL’s Notable Dance Performances (2012), and Top 10 for Best in Dance by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2010). www.sidrabelldanceny.org
Scott Marlowe is a dancer, actor, and director. His training began at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, Texas, when he made an abrupt shift from competitive swimmer to dancer. He continued his education at the University of Texas at Austin, studying and touring extensively with Holly Williams, a founding member of Mark Morris Dance Group. While in Austin, Scott performed several seasons with Sharir + Bustamante Danceworks and site-specific choreographer Sally Jacques. From 2005 to 2015, Scott created and performed with San Francisco based LEVYdance as a Company Artist and the company's Associate Director. His 2014 evening-length work Soar has been nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Design. In 2013, Scott starred in the internationally acclaimed feature film Test, written and directed by Chris Mason Johnson. Test won the 2013 Outfest Grand Jury Awards for Outstanding Feature Film and Outstanding Screenwriting and was nominated for a 2015 John Cassavetes Film Independent Spirit Award.