Harry Mavromichalis received his MFA (Masters in Fine Arts) in Film Directing from New York University. He has written and directed movies in New York and Spain, and is also the Creative Director of Dead Famous Productions, where he worked with Olympia Dukakis, Mick Casale, John Malkovich, and Peter Newman. Dead Famous is a non-profit Cypriot organization that promotes the creation of cultural festivals. In Cyprus, Harry also curated the first LGBT Film Festival, started the International Children’s Theatre Festival, and was the key organizer of the first Gay Pride Parade. The parade scored a record-breaking number of attendees, making it the most successful maiden Gay Pride Parade in the world.
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A native Brazilian, Muriel has established her career in New York City working with a wide array of projects that range from indie documentaries to studio animated feature films. With Udon Productions, led by the award-winning Spanish director Toni Comas, she produced campaigns for companies such as SodaStream and Mr. Steam as well as Mr Comas latest feature film “American Falls”, currently in post-production. Her producing credit for documentary includes the feature "The Case of Josephine H." by the renowned Polish artist Izabella Gustowska which was released in the 2014 New Horizons International Film Festival and the short “Suit Yourself” showcased at 2012 My Hero Film Festival. In the post-production realm, she worked with Company 3 in films such as “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (2013) and 20th Century Fox in the films “Epic” (2013), “Rio 2” (2014) and “Ferdinand” (2017). Currently, she is a producer at Boipeba Filmes, led by the Academy Award-nominated director Carlos Saldanha.
Keren Seol is a film producer based in New York City. Born in South Korea, she has worked as a director, producer, and editor for broadcast networks 'KBS', 'SBS', and 'M-net' since 2005. Since graduating from the New York Film Academy in 2011, she collaborated with numerous filmmakers in New York City for short films, web-series, documentary, and feature films. Her recent feature film 'The Motion of The Sun' will be screened at the Long Island Film Festival and Miami Independent Film Festival. In 2017, she worked in the production of 'Okja' and 'Sense 8'. Currently, she has two feature films in the development stage with White Night Films.
Andrew Ford’s recent feature length producing and editing credits include 'The Seventh Fire' (Berlin International Film Festival), 'Down the Shore’ (Anchor Bay, Starz, starring James Gandolfini and Famke Janssen), 'Killing Kasztner' (Toronto International Film Festival), 'A Walk to Beautiful' (Emmy winner, IDA best documentary feature winner, 5 audience awards), released theatrically and broadcast on Nova, and 'Until the Light Takes Us' (Golden Athena award winner for Best Documentary), focusing on Norwegian black metal music and enjoyed a worldwide theatrical release. Ford’s television credits include the Emmy-nominated 'Frontier House' series for PBS, and the ground-breaking documentary series,'Family Bonds', for HBO.
Sid Ganis got his start at 20th Century-Fox in New York City in the early 1960s, and after stints at Fox, Columbia and Seven Arts he became senior VP at Lucasfilm
in 1979, and worked with George Lucas in marketing such blockbusters
as “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Indiana Jones and
the Temple of Doom.” In the 1980s he segued to prexy at Paramount
where he oversaw such hits as “Top Gun” “Fatal Attraction” and “Ghost.”
From 1992 to 1996, he returned to Columbia as vice chairman and prexy of worldwide marketing for Columbia/Tristar, and then in 1996 founded his own company, Out of the Blue Entertainment. In 2018 Ganis was elected to as Vice President (Chair, Museum Committee) of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Anthoula Katsimatides is an actor, writer, producer and voice-over artist. A member of SAGAFTRA and AEA, a true artist at heart, her love for performing on screen is matched by her passion for theatre work. Her first experience as a theatre producer was for Opa! The Musical, an off-Broadway musical that had several runs and enjoyed sweet success. She later developed and produced autobiographical solo shows, “What Will People Think?” & “Warrior Without A Cause” that have garnered many accolades and won awards off-Broadway. Anthoula is thrilled to be an executive producer of “Olympia”, a film about her inspiring mentor. With a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Masters in Education, Anthoula was an account executive in the ad world and a high school English teacher. She then worked with former Governor George Pataki as a Community Affairs assistant. She is a proud board member of The National September 11th Memorial and Museum, and founded the Johnny and Mikey Katsimatides Foundation for Life in memory of her two brothers. Honored in 2012 as one of Greek America’s 40 Under 40. Anthoula also has a radio show titled “Color Your Life” on Thursdays @7pm on Hellenic Public Radio Cosmos 91.5FM. For more, please visit www.anthoula.com. Follow her on Twitter & Instagram @AnthoulaKats.
Pamela Spyrs is a publicist, producer and environmentalist based in Los Angeles who has accumulated a vast network of artists, filmmakers, designers, activists, and humanitarian benefactors. Pamela has worked with innumerable clients bringing them to the next level and has established a respected reputation in doing so. She has also been successful placing clients in the spotlight of THE TALK (CBS), Home & Family (Hallmark Channel), KTLA 5 Morning News, Good Day LA, Daily Variety, Los Angeles Times, OC Register, LA Weekly, LA Magazine, amongst others. As Founder of INSPYRS PR & Designs she has a zest for attention to detail and encouraging others to "CREATE ~ SUSTAIN ~ INSPYRE".
John Ryan Johnson is an Award-Winning Commercial Director and Filmmaker.
A Finalist for New Director of the Year at the 2016 shots Awards in London and Winner of Best Test Commercial in North America at the 2015 Young Director Award in Cannes, Ryan's commercial direction has also received international acclaim from Porsche, Ciclope, and W3. Commercial clients have included McDonald’s, Bombas, Skagen, American Express, and Storyhunter. As Director of Photography,
Ryan has shot three feature documentaries as well as numerous commercials
and branded content. Ryan is based in New York City.
Paul Cantelon is American composer of film scores and contemporary classical music.In the early 90’s, Paul formed the eclectic band, Wild Colonials, with the singer, Angela McCluskey, recording two albums for Geffen Records and performing with such artists as Joe Cocker, The Kinks, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, George Clinton, Rickie Lee Jones, King Crimson and Ry Cooder. Paul composed music for Liev Schreiber’sEverything Is Illuminated.He went on to score such films as the award-winningDiving Bell And The Butterfly(2007), Sony Pictures’The Other Boleyn Girl(2008), Oliver Stone’sW.(2008),New York, I Love You(2009), Tony Goldwyn’sConviction(2010),Diana Vreeland:The Eye Has To Travel(2011),Woody Allen: A Documentary(2012), Oscar Winner Geoffrey Fletcher’s upcoming releaseViolet & Daisy, andEffie Gray,written by and starring Emma Thompson.