StefaniePhilpott is a writer and aspiring screenwriter/director fromCleveland, OH. She is currently based out of Brooklyn, NY where she is writinga Dramedy series based on her time in New York. She is also working on aDocu-Series on taboo topics within the African Diaspora community as aco-writer, co-producer, and co-director.
Stefanie graduated fromCentral State University with a B.A. in Broadcast Media and RooseveltUniversity with a M.S. in Integrated Marketing.
Yaphet Jackman is a Brooklyn born, Guyanese bredfilmmaker with a passion to live, learn & laugh. He holds a B.Sc inCommunication Studies from the University of Guyana and an M.F.A in film fromOhio University.
Coupledwith 20 years of experience in the media and television industryacross the Caribbean and the US, Yaphet worked his way up from a parttime camera operator to a budding Cinematographer/Director.
As anindependent filmmaker, he's on a journey to preserve and develop cultureand the visual arts in Guyana and the Caribbean. He's committed to usefilm and new media as a means to bring Caribbean stories to main streamdistribution.
Yaphethas worked on projects with the World Bank, USAID, the Global ShapersCommunity – an affiliate of the World Economic Forum, CaribbeanGovernments, AT&T, Verizon, the Athens International Film Festival andthe New York Film Academy to name a few.
Follow his work @yaphetjackman
Twi McCallum is a sound designer/engineer and lighting technician. She’s been fortunate enough to work for union and non-union theaters, film, and tv shows. Some of her favorite companies so far include Warner Brothers, CBS, NBCUniversal, and Cape May Stage. Originally from Baltimore and a (still successful) drop out of Howard University, Twi has lived in NYC for one year.
When not working, Twi loves sitting home watching anything on Food Network, Black Ink Crew, and Judge Judy.