Catalyst Filmmaker Panel

60 minutes

All eight SIFF 2016 Catalyst directors divulge the experiences that brought their films to the big screen.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

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Panelists expected to include:


Ari Issler and Ben Snyder, directors of 11:55
Longtime friends and collaborators, Ari and Ben's first short film, Hector Is Gonna Kill Nate, was nationally broadcast by PBS's "On Story." They are currently developing a dramatic series for Lionsgate/C4 London.

Joshua H. Miller and Miles B. Miller, directors of All the Birds Have Flown South
Born and raised in Little, Rock, Arkansas, the Miller brothers have an interest in exploring the human condition in the American South, inspired by traditional Southern Gothic literature and incorporating elements of fantasy and surrealism.

Zachary Shedd, director of Americana
Zachary Shedd, a San Francisco native, is the co-founding filmmaker behind Flies Collective, the production company behind Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013) and A Little Closer (2011). Americana is his first feature directorial effort.

Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell, directors of Claire in Motion
Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell's debut feature, Small, Beautifully Moving Parts, premiered at SXSW in 2011 and went on to play over 30 festivals. They both live in New York City with their families.

Ned Crowley, director of Middle Man
Ned Crowley is the writer of the festival-winning dark comedy Parting WordsMiddle Man is his first film as both writer and director. 

Moderator: Brad Wilke, Catalyst Programmer

  • Running Time: 60 minutes