Kenny Lonergan

Academy Award®-nominated playwright, filmmaker and screenwriter. Credits include You Can Count On MeGangs of New York, and Margaret. His stage credits include Lobby HeroThe Waverly Gallery and This is Our Youth. He is a member of the Naked Angels Theater Company in New York.


Bryce Dallas-Howard

Multi-award nominated actress, director, writer and producer. Acting credits include The Help50/50The Twilight SagaHereafter, Restless, Lady in the Water, The Village and the HBO adaptation of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. She directed the short film When You Find Me as part of Canon’s innovative and inaugural “Project Imagin8ion” campaign and directed one of five short films included in The Lifetime Original Movie event “Call Me Crazy: A Five Film.”


Paul Haggis

Academy Award®-winning filmmaker whose credits include CrashMillion Dollar BabyFlags of Our FathersLetters to Iwo JimaCasino RoyaleIn the Valley of Elah and television includingThirtysomething and The Tracey Ullman Show.


Blythe Danner

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress. Stage credits include A Streetcar Named Desire, Betrayal, Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, The Miser and The Seagull. Film work includes The Great Santini, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge and Meet the Parents


Jessica Winter

Senior editor at Time magazine, directing coverage of the arts and culture. Her writing has appeared in TimeThe New York TimesSlateThe Guardian and many others. Previously served as a juror at the London and Vancouver International Film Festivals.