Prior to Kartemquin, Beckie worked as the Program Director of Chicago Filmmakers, a non-profit film services organization in Andersonville, initiating advanced educational workshops and panels to film and media makers in Chicago.
Brant McCreaCo-writer, Composer, Production Designer - Chicago Rot
Brant McCrea is a multimedia artist from the Midwest and the creator of Chicago Rot. Centered in Chicago for the last 20 years, he has worked as a visual artist, is a musician, and is a founding partner of Rot Studios.
Carrie made her way to Chicago 15 years ago to join the incredible theater and improv groups the city has to offer. From performing, directing, set and costume design to theater management she grew her belief that small boxes breed fierce imaginatio
Scott Colton is an American professional wrestler and podcaster better known by his ring name Colt Cabana. He is best known for his time in Ring of Honor and currently works most notably for Global Force Wrestling.
A graduate from Columbia College, Cris started his entertainment career in the Music Business as a talent buyer and production manager. His 1st 2 documentaries focus on his passion and love of Star Wars.
David appears weekly on Windy City LIVE! on ABC 7 Chicago. He was Executive Producer of the nationally syndicated “At the Movies,” where he worked with well-known film critics Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel and Richard Roeper.
an alumnus of The Theatre School at DePaul University. Her numerous acting credits include the popular 90’s television series ER and Early Edition and a starring role in a Steppenwolf Theatre Company production ofThe House on Mango Street.
filmmaker and multimedia artist. His work includes images from around the world, short films, and narrative features, including his 2009 feature film, The Brave and the Kind; distributed by IndiePix Films.
Actor well known for his portrayal of Lemansky on The Shield, “Ham” Dewey on Saving Grace, Herman Kozik on Sons of Anarchy, Tyler Gray on Burn Notice, U.S. Marshal Max Clayton on Dexter, and Caleb Calhoun on Bates Motel.
Maria Finitzo is a two-time Peabody award winning social-issue documentary filmmaker. She has been producing and directing documentary films for network television, public broadcasting, cable TV and the Internet for more than 25 years.
Cliff Ming Si-Chen, better known as Ming Chen is an actor, podcaster, reality television personality, and webmaster associated with Kevin Smith. He co-hosts the I Sell Comics! and Ming and Mike podcast and also stars in the AMC reality series Comic Book Men.
After an appearance on The Howard Stern Show in 2000, McBride became a regular guest, ultimately producing a “Mr. Skin Minute” that continues to air every Thursday as part of Stern’s Sirius Satellite Radio program.
Param Gill is an accomplished film-maker known for making diverse films. He won Best Director Award at Los Angeles International Film Festival and San Francisco Global Movie fest for his film Last Supper.
Prior to creating SCREAMFEST, Rachel Belofsky formed her production company Candy Heart Productions, LLC in the Fall of 1999. In the Spring of 2000, Rachel produced the multiple award winning women in racing documentary FAST WOMEN.
When it comes to masters of reinvention, Sally Schwartz is as fabulous as they come: The former event planner cofounded Chicago Antique Market in 2003 as a one-day, six-times-a-year sale; she then went solo and rebranded the event Randolph Street Market as a weekend-long celebration that has become one of the city’s top showcases for vintage furnishings, clothing, jewelry, and collectibles.
#Foodiechats, LLC Founder/CEO @Foodiechats Mondays 8pm ET. Sports Fanatic, @UnivMiami Grad, #TEDx Speaker, #Chicago Social Media Person of the Year 2015
Steven OggActor, Motion Capture Artist, Voice Talent - GTAV
The voice actor and motion capture artist for Trevor Philips in their video game Grand Theft Auto V. Following the release of the game, Ogg’s character was critically acclaimed,and he later had various public appearances, due to his portrayal.
has appeared on NBC, WBEZ, WGN 720 AM radio, and Vocalo.org. He hosts TouchVision TV’s interview/story podcast, It’s All True! featuring conversations with prominent comedians and entertainers including Eddie Izzard, Wyatt Cenac, Greg Proops and more
Vinicius Machado is a Brazilian actor. He is best known for playing Faymen Phorchin on the teen sitcom Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide as Moze’s boyfriend and his roles on Power and True Detective.