Max Guillen, Director
With the help of his friends and family Max, a Texas native, recently graduated from NYU with a concentration in cinematography and directing. Apart from filmmaking Max finds fulfillment in helping others.
An immigrant boy of the Depression-era soars above his family's tragedies.
Written and Directed by Yasmin Gorenberg
Produced by Demetrius Beckham, Pinar Binay, Olivia Krueger and Brooke Gehris
Winner of the 2019 George A. Heinmann Award
Winner of the 2020 Makower Production Award
Yasmin Gorenberg, Director
Yasmin is an award-winning director originally from Jerusalem, Israel. In addition, she is a cinematographer who has shot short films, music videos and the feature documentary the Road to Sabarimala.
A susceptible preteen and her younger sister embark on a weekend trip with their manipulative nanny only to discover that she is not who they thought, and their return is uncertain.
Written and Directed by Carmen Antón García
Shot in Madrid, Spain
Produced by Pinar Binay and Gloria Pérez
Best Short Film Nominee, Sydney Women's International Film Festival
Carmen Antón García, Director
Carmen is a Spanish filmmaker who was born in Seattle and recently graduated from the Film & TV program at the New York University. Carmen has produced a number of NYU productions along with other independent projects like “Comisión Huamachuco 2016” for the NGO Fundació Ramón Martí Bonet Against Blindness and, more recently, “Por un future en positivo” for NEXT Education. Carmen tells stories anchored in everyday life while pushing the limits of the expected.
Let Me Go
Inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, when a mysterious creature begins to infest innocent people, a mother must choose between surrendering her dying daughter, or suffering the consequences of survival.
Directed by Matthew Lai
Produced by Pinar Binay, Ziyi Xu, Yutian Feng
Official Selection, H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival - Cosmic Horror & Tales of the Supernatural
Matthew Lai, Director
Matthew is a New York based writer/director from Texas. His films have won various festival accolades and awards. He also has experience producing and sound designing feature-length films.
Meet the Neighbors
Written and Directed by Derin Eğrikavuk
Produced by Pinar Binay, Emily Miller, Sofia Bara, Alexander Zinn
Nika, an introverted high schooler, lives every day feeling like an outcast. Marked with a significant scar on her stomach, she prefers to remain unnoticed, until a pool party invitation pushes her to confront all her insecurities.
Directed by Polina Bucha
Produced by Polina Buchak and Camila Grimaldi
Post-Production Produced by Pinar Binay
Winner of Best First Time Director, Best Actress, Best Original Story, Independent Shorts Awards
Official Selection, Indie Short Fest
Official Selection, Nevada Women's Film Festival
Official Selection, New Faces New Voices
Polina Buchak, Director
Born in Ukraine, raised in Nigeria, Polina is a New York-based filmmaker of many passions and interests. She aspires to tell stories around the world that are diverse and inclusive through the integration of new technologies into traditional filmmaking mediums.