Kimberley Browning is a filmmaker and festival programmer. She is also the founder and festival director of the Hollywood Shorts Film Festival. Kimberley recently directed Room 19, the award winning art documentary film, and is the Executive Producer of the new feature documentary Ear Buds.
Onur Tukel is a filmmaker, writer, illustrator, and occasional actor whose directing credits include Richard’s Wedding and Abby Singer/Songwriter. He co-starred in Alex Karpovsky’s first feature film Red Flag. Tukel’s previous film, Summer of Blood, premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.
Haroula Rose is a filmmaker and musician from Chicago now based in Los Angeles. She has written, directed, produced or performed in many films and videos, and her work has gone to over forty film festivals around the world. Favorite word: ergonomic. Would be a chef in the next life.
Kate is a 2016 HBO Access Directing Fellow and a 2013 Project Involve Fellow at Film Independent, where she received the Barbara Boyle Award. Her award winning short films, Pearl Was Here, Homebody, 7 Day Gig, and Miracle Maker, continue to screen all over the world. Highlights include Slamdance, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, and broadcasting on PBS. She is a graduate of CalArts (MFA) and Brown University (BA). Additionally, Kate teaches filmmaking in public schools, prisons, senior centers, and parks. Her work with a wide range of students can be felt in her stories, which focus on the need to be witnessed.