Beth GrannisDeputy Director
Honing her skills within such production companies as Charlotte Street Films and Scott Rudin Productions, Beth oversees all aspects of FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS' operations and programming. | BFA Academy of Art University
Philip SwiftPost Production
Having worked with such organizations as the Tribeca Film Institute, ReelWorks, and Young Audiences New York, Philip now oversees all the footage, media, and digital assets created throughout the FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS experience.
Pedro BrancoDirector of International Partnerships
A Brazilian filmmaker and art educator, Pedro spent the last four years teaching filmmaking and visual storytelling to university-level anthropology students before overseeing FWB's various international partnerships. | BA Universidade de Brasilia
Vivianne NjokuCultural Sustainability
A video artist, musician, performer, and educator with years of experience in a variety of communities/cultures/classrooms - both nationally and internationally, Vivianne works directly with local host communities to ensure the promotion of culturally specific and sustainable educational practices. | BA Johns Hopkins & MA New York University
Having worked for nearly a decade in the field of arts education, Dena oversees the development of FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS' curriculum, classroom projects, and connected classrooms initiatives. | BA University of Michigan
Managing various independent and Hollywood production teams, Alissa works closely with FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS' applicants while overseeing all recruitment and admissions processes. | BA Notre Dame University
Having worked as both a classroom educator and as the NYC DOE's Coordinator for the Moving Image, Kevin oversees FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS' outreach initiatives. | MA & MSc University of Buffalo
Emilia ToroPrograms Advisor
Previously a Senior Programs Associate at the Results For Development (R4D) Institute, Emilia brings years of international development experience as she coordinates FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS' overseas partnerships and initiatives. | BA Brown University
*Affiliations for identification purposes only.