Staff

Edgar Alvarez, Office Manager

Sharese Bullock-Bailey, Chief Strategy & Partnership Officer

Neil Butler, Production Coordinator, LA

Derrick Cameron, Executive Director, NY 

Elaine Delgado, Chief Development Officer 

Nicholas Farfan, Program Coordinator, NY

Tony Fernandes, Managing Director, LDN

Jyotsna Hariharan, Development Manager

Alvy Johnson, Teaching Artist, LA

Taina Madera, Executive Assistant

Stosh Mintek, CEO

Eugene Noone, Teaching Artist, LA

Linda Pianigiani, Industry Manager, LA

Shurize X. Richards, Industry Manager, NY

Montea Robinson, Executive Director, LA

Daquan Saxton, Digital Bodega VP of Production

Iasmel Vasquez, Digital Bodega President

George Velez, Production Coordinator, NY

Guest Instructors

The following is a select list of industry experts who have led guest classes, workshops, and creative instruction at GFS.

JJ Abrams

Amy Adams

Henry Adebonojo

Laz Alonzo

Wes Anderson

Sheril Antonio

Andrea Arnold

Andre Arroyo

John August

Peter Becker

Annette Bening

Kevin Berlandi

Halle Berry

Jan de Bont

Oscar Boyson

Stephen Broussard

Martin Brest

Shari Springer Berman

Sara Bernstein

Jarin Blaschke

Marsha Stephanie Blake 

Scott Budnick

Edward Burns

Calmatic

Pete Chatmon

Stan Chervin

David Chlystek

Ben Choo

Derek Cianfrance

Ryan Coogler

Chris and Justin Copeland

Gia Coppola 

Lisa Cortes

Peter Cramer

Damon Dash

Lee Daniels

Tamra Davis

Dexton Deboree

Pam Demetrius

Christopher Doyle

Anthony Drazan

Candice Dragonas

Ansel Elgort

Carlos Lopez Estrada

Cory Everett

Antonio Fargas

Cary Fukunaga

Antoine Fuqua

Tyrese Gibson

David Gordon Green

Theo Green

James Gray

Max Greenfield

Chris Grun

Omari Hardwick

Catherine Hardwicke

Jaime Hector

Simon Helberg

Thomas Higgins

Ted Hope

Aki Huang

Jamila Hunter

Susan Jacobs

Jim Jarmusch

Pamela Jarvis

Barry Jenkins

Sarah Jones

Spike Jonze

Jamal Joseph

Myron Kerstein

Jon Kilik

Ellen Kuras

James Laxton

Fran Lebowitz

Spike Lee

John Leguizamo

Melissa Leo

Baz Luhrmann

Chris Mack

Victoria Mahoney

Maurice Marable

Malia Scotch Marmo

Joshua Marston

Cybel Martin

Melina Matsoukas

Katie McGrath 

Steve McQueen

Paola Mendoza

Anastas Michos

David Robert Mitchell

Rebecca Miller

Chris Milk

Elvis Mitchell

Hiro Murai

Nate Moore

Mums

Konsonant Music

Dee Dee Myers

Terrance Nance

Chantal Nong

Orson Oblowitz

Gavin O'Connor

Richard Pena

Todd Phillips

Joe Pichirallo

Freida Pinto

Dascha Polanco

Felicia Pride

Richard Ramazinski

Jason Reitman

Pedro Resto

Tony Revolori

Shannon Riggs

David Rubin

Marla Tanigawa

Benjamin Safdie

Bashir Salahuddin

Xavier Salomon

Liz Sayre

Pietro Scalia

Adam Shankman

Shreya Shetty

Matt Signer

Amy Seimetz

Joseph Sikora

Justin Simien

Christian Slater 

Nikkolas Smith

Peter Sollett

Sebastian Stan

Julia Stiles

Matt Stone

Chris Tucker

John Turturro

Christine Vachon

Matthew Vaughn

Bart Walker

Olivia Washington

Ken Weiss

Armond White

Olivia Wilde

James Wong

Alfre Woodard

Bradford Young

ABOUT

info@ghettofilm.org

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4th Floor

Bronx, NY 10454

718-589-5470

2701 Wilshire Blvd

Suite 100

Los Angeles, CA 90057

213-738-8290

Hours

M-F: 10AM-6PM

Accessibility

Visitors of all abilities are welcome to participate in Ghetto Film School’s programs. For information about accessibility, programs and services for visitors with disabilities at our three sites, email 

info@ghettofilm.org or call 

718-589-5470.

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