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2015 Advisory & Honorary Board

(Alphabetical Order by Last Name)


STEFAN BRUNNER – Film Producer


ALEX FLORES – Producer, Shoreline Entertainment


MEDHA JAISHANKAR – Film and TV Producer


JEREMY KAGAN – Emmy-Winning TV and Film Director, Writer and Producer


IGOR KOKAREV – Scholar and Expert on Soviet and American Film History


SYDNEY LEVINE – International Film Consultant and Indiewire columnist, SydneysBuzz




GIA NOORTAS – Film Producer, Founder and CEO of the Hollywood Film Academy


KEON SEOP PARK – South Korean Film Producer


ELIYAS QURESHI – Film Producer


NICK N. RASLAN – Film Producer


THOMAS SMALL – Writer and Cultural Affairs Commissioner to the City of Culver City




(Alphabetical Order By Last Name)


PETER BELSITO- International Film Consultant and Producer

HRH PRINCE GHARIOS OF GHASSAN – Filmmaker and Heir of the Ghassanid Dynasty

HANY HADDAD – Immediate Past Chair of Board of Directors – West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

MAYA IBRAHIM – Lebanese Philanthropist

MARIO KASSAR – Executive Producer, Carolco Pictures


AMIN MAALOUF – Member of the French Academy and Best-Selling Author

ANDRE MORGAN – OscarĀ®-Winning Film and TV Producer

GEORGE OVASHVILI – Filmmaker from the Republic of Georgia

HON. ROY PAUL – Judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California

CHUL SHIN – South Korean Film Producer and Distributor

ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA – Former Mayor of Los Angeles

FERRIS WEHBE – Community leader and co-founder of the Hollywood Schoolhouse

MURRAY WEISSMAN – Chairman and Co-Founder, Weissman/Markovitz Communications

GRACE YOO – Korean Activist and Public Figure

TEDDY ZEE – Former Studio Executive and Producer