Indie Filmmakers

by haas-l-sarah | created - 16 Oct 2013 | updated - 25 Jul 2016 | Public

1. Alex Holdridge

Actor | Meet Me in Montenegro

Alex Holdridge is a writer/director/actor known for the Independent Spirit Award winning In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007). His film, Meet Me in Montenegro (2014), he co-directed and co-wrote with Linnea Saasen. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was released by The ...

2. Jess Weixler

Actress | Teeth

Jessica Weixler is an American actress. She played Dawn O'Keefe in the comedy-horror film Teeth and Jordan in the comedy The Big Bad Swim. Weixler graduated in 1999 from Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where she also attended the Walden Theatre Conservatory Program and was in The ...

3. Andrew Erwin

Director | I Can Only Imagine

Andrew Erwin and his brother Jon are the filmmaking team known by most as the Erwin Brothers. The Birmingham, Alabama born brothers grew up around college football and entertainment. Their father, a local news anchor introduced them to the television industry at a young age. As teenagers they began...

4. Jon Erwin

Director | October Baby

Jon & Andrew Erwin are a directing team that focus on developing and producing unique stories of redemption, faith, and triumph of the human spirit. The duo began their career as teenagers in their hometown of Birmingham, AL, working as camera operators for ESPN. Local games at the university of ...

6. Melanie Shatzky

Director | The Delaware Project

Melanie Shatzky is a director and producer, known for The Delaware Project (2007), Francine (2012) and The Patron Saints (2011).

7. Georgina Lightning

Actress | Older Than America

Georgina Lightning brings a long track record of creative experience in the film industry as an actor, producer, director and acting coach on such projects as: Dreamkeepers, Backroads, Johnny Greyeyes, Christmas in the Clouds, Tecumseh, the Oath and Smoke Signals among countless others. Lightning ...

8. Vineet Dewan

Director | Clear Cut, Simple

Vineet Dewan is a filmmaker who was born in Bahrain (date unknown) and grew up in London, United Kingdom. His short form work has won awards from the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences leading him to be recognized by Filmmaker Magazine as one of "25 New Faces ...

9. Moon Molson

Producer | Pop Foul

Attended the 2015 WB Directors Workshop in Burbank, CA.

10. Fellipe Barbosa

Writer | Casa Grande

Fellipe Barbosa was born in 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Fellipe Gamarano Barbosa. He is an editor and writer, known for Casa Grande (2014), Gabriel and the Mountain (2017) and Salt Kiss (2007).

11. Calvin Reeder

Director | The Oregonian

Calvin Reeder is a director, writer, and actor known for V/H/S (2012), The Procedure (2016) and The Rambler (2013). His films have won awards at Sundance, Sarasota, AFI Dallas, and Fantastic Fest. He began his film career while employed as a construction worker in Seattle, Wa. He now lives in Los ...

12. Azazel Jacobs

Director | Momma's Man

Azazel Jacobs is a director and producer, known for Momma's Man (2008), Terri (2011) and The Lovers (2017).

13. Andrew Blubaugh

Director | The Adults in the Room

Andrew Blubaugh is a director and actor, known for The Adults in the Room (2010), Scaredycat (2007) and This Space Between Us (1999).

14. Kimberly Reed

Producer | Dark Money

Kimberly Reed was born as Paul McKerrow. She is a producer and director, known for Dark Money (2018), Prodigal Sons (2008) and Paul Goodman Changed My Life (2011).

15. Jennifer Venditti

Director | Billy the Kid

Director Jennifer Venditti makes her directorial debut with "Billy The Kid". Venditti started her New York City based casting agency JV8INC in 1998. Traveling all over the world, street scouting real people for advertising, fashion, and film she discovers an inspired repertoire of diverse talent ...

16. Sophie Barthes

Director | Cold Souls

Sophie Barthes is a director and writer, known for Cold Souls (2009), Madame Bovary (2014) and Happiness (2006). She is married to Andrij Parekh. They have one child.

17. Andrew Blubaugh

Director | The Adults in the Room

Andrew Blubaugh is a director and actor, known for The Adults in the Room (2010), Scaredycat (2007) and This Space Between Us (1999).

18. Craig Zobel

Director | Compliance

Craig Zobel is a director and producer, known for Compliance (2012), Z for Zachariah (2015) and Great World of Sound (2007).

19. Phillip Van

Director | Bright Falls

Phillip is half-Vietnamese, half-American.

He attended NYU Graduate Film, where his thesis, "High Maintenance," garnered a Student Academy Award, a BAFTA honorable mention and dozens of awards at film festivals.

He directs commercials. His spots have won national Addy and Promax awards. His short web...

20. Sean Kirby

Cinematographer | Police Beat

21. Tze Chun

Writer | Children of Invention

Selected for Tribeca Film Festival's 2007 Tribeca All Access Program with the project "Artificial Dissemination".

22. Richard Goldgewicht

Director | Pablo

Richard Goldgewicht has written and directed an eclectic mix of films including documentary, animation and live action. From his award-winning short Blue Rondo (2000), inspired by Dave Brubeck's experimental Jazz track 'Blue Rondo a la Turk' or his comical portrayal of the Middle-Eastern conflict ...

23. Jeremy Goldscheider

Producer | Lost Town

Jeremy Goldscheider is a producer and assistant director, known for Lost Town (2013), Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005) and Friends of the Viper Room.

24. Vicente Amorim

Director | A Divisão

Vicente started shooting shorts in Brasilia in Super-8 when he was 12. He studied Economics (UFRJ) and Film (UFF). His first feature was the doc "Too Much Brazil", released in 2000. Screen International and Filmmaker Magazine have listed Vicente Amorim as one of the most important independent ...

25. M. dot Strange

Director | We Are the Strange

M. dot Strange is a director and actor, known for We Are the Strange (2007), F.A.C.E. (2008) and The Silent (2014).

26. Kentucker Audley

Actor | V/H/S

Kentucker Audley is a filmmaker and actor who received rave reviews from the New Yorker, Hollywood Reporter, and Indiewire for his lead performance in Amy Seimetz's directorial debut Sun Don't Shine. He has a supporting role in David Lowery's Ain't Them Bodies Saints opposite Casey Affleck and ...

28. Ronald Bronstein

Writer | Good Time

Ronald Bronstein is a writer and editor, known for Good Time (2017), Daddy Longlegs (2009) and Frownland (2007).

29. Marc Menchaca

Actor | Ozark

Marc Menchaca was born on October 10, 1975 in San Angelo, Texas, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Ozark (2017), Homeland (2011) and She's Lost Control (2014).

30. Marie Ullrich

Producer | The Alley Cat

Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Ullrich received her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with a concentration in Film from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. She freelanced in production for years before getting a Master of Fine Arts in Film & Video Writing and Directing from Columbia ...



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