ROY ARWAS

Roy is a British-Israeli filmmaker who has been acknowledged for his work in over twenty festivals, including LA Shorts and Short of the Week.

 

As an undergrad, he co-founded an independent production company which focused on new-media content. One of his most notable videos, "Gym Wildlife" received over 2 million views within the first two days of release. 

 

Since attending USC, Roy has focused on screenwriting and directing, while working to create inspiring, raw, and engaging stories.

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TIFFANY KONTOYIANNIS

Tiffany Kontoyiannis is a young Latina writer, director, actress and producer. She is the daughter of a Greek father and Venezuelan mother, and was born in New York City. She is a published playwright and has been recognized for her work in film. 

 

Her most recent films have been acknowledged at festivals such as the Athena Film Festival, Cannes Short Film Corner, Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival, Women’s Only Entertainment, and many more.

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KARLY PEREZ-AREVALO

Native to Los Angeles, Karly has been in love with cinema her whole life. Years of auditioning for commercials, acting in theater, and anchoring for the local city news made her fascinated with the production process.

 

At sixteen, she taught herself the basics of how to organize a set by observing the crew at work, then soon after began to plunge into any production opportunity that was offered. 

 

Karly is set to complete her bachelors degree in Cinema and Media Studies in Spring 2019, and pursue the MFA in Film and Television Production at USC shortly after.

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BECKY CHEN

Becky Baihui Chen is a USC Grad Student and an LA-based cinematographer originally from Guangzhou, China. As a freshman at UCLA Becky started working as a photographer for UCLA yearbook, and explored filmmaking at several student film groups such as Delta Kappa Alpha and International Students Film Association, where she was first introduced to film sets.

 

Cinematography is where she found her passion for filmmaking as she worked on numerous projects at USC in the past few years, including narrative shorts, music videos, commercials, and documentaries.

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