Alan Jacobs has directed multiple Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated actors, including James Coburn, Timothy Hutton, and Virginia Madsen. His films have premiered at Sundance, Toronto and Cannes with distribution by Sony, Miramax, and Netflix.
Dorit Gvili is COO of Publicis Group Israel, where she has led groundbreaking international advertising and political campaigns during her 25-year career. Dorit graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Film and Television from Tel Aviv University.
Shuki Friedman is an Israeli film producer whose long-time collaboration with filmmaker Amos Gitai includes Kadosh, Kippur, and Kedma, all of which were nominated for the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Shuki is the co-founder of the International Student Film Festival.
Elan Frank is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work includes Elite Choppers: Birds of Prey, which appeared on The Discovery Channel, and Edible Adventure: Costa Rica. Elan is a decorated helicopter pilot in the Israeli Air Force.
Lamont Ferrell is a producer and writer, known for The Wise Old Owl, Girlfriends, and Last Call. Lamont teaches screenwriting at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.