Aaron Hillis was praised by Brooklyn Magazine as one of “The 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture,” alongside Lena Dunham and Spike Lee. He is a filmmaker, programmer, video-store owner, industry consultant, and a journalist whose writings have appeared in The VillageVoice, VICE, Variety, Vanity Fair, and several other outlets that don’t start with V. Most recently, he led the NYC film and creative office for the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.
David Sedman is the Associate Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts and an Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Southern Methodist University. He has published articles related to new technology in publications including the Journal of Broadcast and Electronic Media, Standards Engineering and the Journal of Media Economics. He has also authored numerous book chapters on topics ranging from video production to telecommunications regulation. He also contributes information and images of classic movie theaters in the Dallas area and beyond.
Bart Weiss is an award-winning filmmaker, educator and director/founder of the Dallas VideoFestival and produces “Frame of Mind” on KERA TV. He was President of AIVF and was a video columnist for The Dallas Morning News, and United Features Syndicate. Bart received an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University.
Glenys Quick teaches filmmaking at The Hockaday School. Her background is English, journalism, and photography.