Temenuga Trifonova is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies at York University in Toronto, and the author of two monographs, Warped Minds: Cinema and Psychopathology and The Image in French Philosophy, as well as two edited collections.

John Jesurun’s work, distinguished by its integrated creation of text, set and media design, has been performed internationally at major festivals and venues. His numerous awards and grants include Rockefeller, Guggenheim, NEA, and MacArthur Fellowships.

P.J. Pesce was named Best Independent Director at The Hamptons International Film Festival for his film The Desperate Trail. Pesce has written for Universal, Warners, MTV, Working Title, and John Woo’s Lion Rock Productions.

Fabianny Deschamps is an independent filmmaker based in Paris. Her feature-length film New Territories, was part of the Cannes Film ACID Festival and has been shown in many independent film festivals internationally.

Libbie Masterson works in photography and photographic installations.  She has created several large commissioned stage sets for Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre, HGO co. and in collaboration with filmmaker Ford Gunter, a video performance for the Houston Symphony.