Judges

Flavourcel Collective

Flavourcel Collective

Music Video

DFFO 20 film - "Garnet Graves" - Devours

Flavourcel is an animation collective situated on the Unceded Coast Salish territories.

Cassie Shao

Cassie Shao

Animation

DFFO 20 Film - There Were Four of Us

Cassie Shao is an Animation Artist currently based in Los Angeles.

Theo Hollingsworth

Theo Hollingsworth

Local

DFFO 20 film - Sirius Lee: The Problematic Time Transplant

Theo Hollingsworth is a writer and producer based out of Oakland, CA.

Tayler Vee Robsinson

Tayler Vee Robsinson

U.S. Narrative

DFFO 20 film - You Are Going to Explode

Tayler Vee Robinson is a writer, director and actor based in Chicago.

Miguel Rodrick

Miguel Rodrick

Music Video

DFFO 20 Film - Said No Lover

Miguel is a classical music composer turned film director, animator and designer, who grew up in Colombia and moved to the Bay Area in 2012.

Fu Yang

Fu Yang

World Narrative

DFFO 20 film: TellTale

Fu Yang is a Taiwanese filmmaker who specializes in stop-motion and traditional animation.

Whitney Legge

Whitney Legge

Documentary

DFFO 20 film - Pigeon Girl

Whitney Legge grew up in a small town on the coast of Maine and after graduating high school relocated to Guatemala to develop photography programs for at-risk youths.

Carrie Hawks

Carrie Hawks

Animation

DFFO 20 Film - Origin of Hair

Carrie Hawks confronts self-imposed and external assumptions about identity in order to promote healing, particularly in relation to Blackness, gender, and queer sexuality.

Joanie Wind

Joanie Wind

Avant-garde

DFFO 20 Film - This One Weird Trick

Joanie Wind is a visual artist and filmmaker from Tucson, Arizona.


Olivia Merrion


Olivia Merrion

Local

DFFO 20 film - Quilt Fever

Olivia is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker based in Oakland, California.

Daniel Christian

Daniel Christian

Documentary

DFFO 20 film - Natchez

Daniel Christian is a filmmaker and writer living in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jarred Gregory-Grimes

Jarred Gregory-Grimes

World Narrative

DFFO 20 film - lather. rinse. repeat.

Jarred Gregory-Grimes is a writer-director currently living and working in San Francisco.

Asuka Lin

Asuka Lin

Avant-garde

DFFO 20 film - A.I. Mama

Asuka Lin is a Japanese-Taiwanese filmmaker living/growing primarily in Los Angeles.

Jaime Levinas

Jaime Levinas

U.S. Narrative

DFFO 20 film - Midnight Coffee

Jaime Levinas is an Argentinean-Dutch film director and audiovisual artist currently based between New York and Rotterdam.