Courtney Hermann is an award-winning independent documentary filmmaker and media arts educator from Portland, Oregon. Hermann produced the award-winning documentary Standing Silent Nation, which aired nationally on POV in 2007. Her latest film, Exotic World and the Burlesque Revival, a feature-length documentary narrated by Margaret Cho, is currently in post-production. Hermann received the Outstanding Faculty Award at the Art Institute of Portland in 2006, where she is a faculty member and assistant academic department director of the digital film and video department. Hermann holds an M.F.A. degree in film and video production from Columbia College Chicago.
Lindsie Rietz is an award-winning filmmaker, music composer for screen and member of the band Ruby Feathers in Portland, Oregon. The score she co-composed for the short subject documentary Death Goes Green won Best Original Score at the International Documentary Challenge showcase at the Hot Docs international film festival in Toronto, Canada in 2010. She also co-composed the original score for the latest viral video campaign for Adidas, which will run worldwide. In March 2011, Reitz’s fiction short Rachel was showcased at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. Her band Ruby Feathers is touring the west coast in summer 2011. Reitz holds a B.F.A. in digital film and video from the Art Institute of Portland.
Jameson Posey is an independent filmmaker from Portland, Oregon. He is working toward a B.F.A. in digital film and video at the Art Institute of Portland, where he has crewed on a number of student thesis films. Posey is also a freelance editor at Comcast SportsNet. After graduating from film school in 2012, Posey plans to move to New York City, where he hopes to find work as a director of photography while directing features of his own.