2019 Directing Mentorship Participants

Ivy Agregan
Flavio Alves
Dubois Ashong
Thembi Banks
JC Barros
Karla Braun
Shaz Bennett
Q. Allan Brocka
Wei Ling Chang
Barney Cheng
Carlo Corbellini
Claire Edmonson
Josh Feldman
Melissa Finell
Yance Ford
Claire Fowler
Melanie D'Andrea
Nickolas Duarte
Kryzz Gautier
Alan Johnsson Gavica
Joy Gohring
Sanford Jenkins
Ani Simon Kennedy
Shannon Kenny
Amanda Renee Knox
Noah Kistler
Steven Liang
Weiko Lin
Vuk LK
Kevin and Kelly Luu
Verner Maldonado
Bo McGuire
Erica Milsom
Jaz Moore
Jihane Mrad
SJ Main Muñoz
Laurel Parmet
Leah Patterson
Mo Perkins
Julie Richardson
Victor Riduara
Dafina Roberts
Debby Ryan
Miranda Sadjak
Pat Santana
Amber Sealey
Benjamin Shalom-Rodriguez
Rippin Sindher
Astor Stark
Jesse Turk
Marshall Tyler
Jenna Ushkowitz
Sabina Vajraca
Shannon Van Metre
Foster Wilson
Sam Wineman
Bobby Yan

2018 Directing Mentorship Participants

Sherif Alabede
Angad Aulakh
Charlene Bagcal
Erika Bagnarello
Dominic Burgess
Maria Burton
Amy Campione
Mimi Cave
Catherine Eaton
Sydney Freeland
Sofia Garza-Barba
Aron Gaudet
Che Grayson
Lisa Gunning
Rosie Haber
Roxine Helberg
Ahmed Ibrahim
Chris Innis
Tiffany Johnson
Lena Khan
Seven King
Joel Knoernschild
Steven Liang
Nancy Liu
Kelly Luu and Kevin Luu
Vera Maio
Verner Maldonado
Brenna Malloy
Sam McConnell
Janet Mock
Yoko Okumura
Kase Pena
Mo Perkins
Tristan Powell
Gita Pullapilly
Khaled Ridgeway
Thoranna Sigurdardottir
Rippin Sindher
Jackie J. Stone
Aya Tanimura
Marshall Tyler
Dinh Thai
Rain Valdez
Stephen Winter
Justin Wu
Ryan Zaragoza

2017 Directing Mentorship Participants

Jen Arnold
Minhal Baig
Varda Bar-Kar
Nikole Beckwith
Julie Bowen
Ashley Brim
Camille Brown
Morgan Dameron
Nicole Delaney
Beth De Araujo
Kristen Fairweather
Katori Hall
Courtney Hoffman
Rana Kazkaz
Joey Kuhn
Devon Kirkpatrick
Blaise Lipman
Katie Lucas
Catalina Mastretta
Tara Miele
Sam Neave
Chloe Okuno
Pamela Romanowsky
Sylvia Saether
William Smith
Marcus Stokes
Lakshmi Sundaram
Ryan Velasquez
Carey Williams
Lulu Wang

2016 Directing Mentorship Participants

Mark Allen
Hernando Bansuelo
Michea Bryant
Shea Butler
Rachel Goldberg
Melissa Hickey
Naomi Iwamoto
Tarik Jackson
Maggie Kiley
Jean Lee
Halima Lucas
Maggie Mahrt
Claire McCarthy
Rebecca Murga
Xavier Neal-Burgin
Bola Ogun
Alexis Ostrander
Lex Ryan
Kiel Adrian Scott
Uttera Singh
Stacy Spruill
Mia Swier
Osahon Tongo
Star Victoria
Sofia Vyshnevetska
Amy Wang
Erica Watson
Emily Moss Wilson
Eva Ye

2020 Directing Mentorship submissions are closed.

Submissions will close and no longer be accepted on January 31 at 6pm PST.

Submissions open January 1 - 31 every year. 

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