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  • Laurent Bocahut and Philip Brooks
  • Biography: In the early 1990s, Laurent Bocahut and Philip Brooks founded the production company Dominant 7 with a distributor named Dominique Welinski. Dominant 7 produced stories from the margins of politics, culture and sexuality.

    An architect by training, Laurent Bocahut … read more»

  • Laurent Bocahut
  • Biography: An architect by training, Laurent Bocahut was born in 1964 in Charleville-Mézières, France. In the early 1990s, he founded the production company Dominant 7 with his partner, the Australian documentary filmmaker Philip Brooks, and a distributor named Dominique Welinski. … read more»

  • Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
  • Also Known As: Ryan K. Fleck

    Biography: Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden (both born in 1976 in Berkeley, California) are American film directors, cinematographers, editors, and screenwriters best known for directing and writing the 2006 film Half Nelson and the … read more»

  • Anna Boden
  • Biography: Born in 1976 in Berkeley, California, Anna Boden is an American film director, cinematographer, editor, and screenwriter best known as the co-writer of the 2006 film Half Nelson. She is also famous for her collaborations with fellow filmmaker … read more»

  • Aurélien Bodinaux
  • Biography: Aurélien Bodinaux was born in Belgium in 1968. After graduating with a degree in theater from INSAS in Belgium, he obtained an MFA in film at the University of New Orleans, where he later taught, before taking up a … read more»

  • Frances Bodomo
  • Also Known As: Nuotama Frances Bodomo

    Biography: Nuotama Frances Bodomo is a Ghanaian filmmaker based in New York City. She grew up on four continents—in Ghana, Norway, California, and Hong Kong—before moving to New York to attend Columbia University as … read more»

  • Jakob S. Boeskov
  • Biography: Jakob S. Boeskov is a Danish-Icelandic artist and filmmaker. He was born in Elsinore, Denmark in 1973. Since his debut in the middle of the 1990s with his comic strip Flax Letter, Boeskov has exhibited at many venues … read more»

  • Isabelle Boni-Claverie
  • Biography: Isabelle Boni-Claverie was born in 1972 in Ivory Coast in a mixed French/Ivorian family. Isabelle’s writing talent was first noticed when she was only 18. Her novel La Grande Dévoreuse (The Great Devourer) received an award at … read more»

  • Patti Bonnet and Daniel Junge
  • Biography: Patti Bonnet is a freelance filmmaker who began her career at PBS’ MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour in the Washington and Western bureaus. She has also worked in Washington, DC for the ABC News program This Week with David Brinkley and Time-Life … read more»

  • Patti Bonnet
  • Biography: Patti Bonnet is a freelance filmmaker who began her career at PBS’ MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour in the Washington and Western bureaus. She has also worked in Washington, DC for the ABC News program This Week with David Brinkley and Time-Life … read more»

  • Rachid Bouchareb
  • Biography: Since his first film, Rachid Bouchareb has been questioning and exploring immigration, rootlessness and mixed cultures. Born in Paris to an immigrated Algerian family in 1953, he was long seen as a curio within the French cinema. In 1987 … read more»

  • Françoise Bouffault
  • Biography: Born and raised in France, Françoise is an anthropologist, writer and linguist. She has taught in Stuttgart, Germany and at the San Marcos university of Lima, Peru. She has been employed at the United Nations Headquarters in New York … read more»

  • Férid Boughedir
  • Biography: Director, critic and film historian Férid Boughedir was born in 1944 in Hammam Lif, Tunisia. For a long time one of Africa and the Arab World’s best known critics and author of numerous books, Férid Boughedir began by making … read more»

  • Angèle Diabang Brener
  • Biography: Angèle Diabang Brener was born in 1979 in Dakar, Senegal. She started as a camera operator and editor before making her first short documentary, My Beautiful Smile, in 2005. She then went on to found the production company … read more»

  • Nancee Oku Bright
  • Also Known As: Nancy Oku Bright

    Biography: Dr. Nancee Oku Bright is a Liberian Documentary Filmmaker, Director and Producer based in New York. She works as Chief of the Humanitarian Affairs Section for the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission. She attained … read more»

  • Yoni Brook
  • Biography: Yoni Brook is a film director and cinematographer. He spent two months living under a military curfew in Kashmir while shooting Valley of Saints, a feature fiction film directed by Musa Syeed. Premiering at the 2012 Sundance Film … read more»

  • Yoni Brook and Musa Syeed
  • Biography: Yoni Brook and Musa Syeed met at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts while studying with Professor and director Marco Williams. Their first documentary film, A Sonʼs Sacrifice, followed a father-son relationship at a halal slaughterhouse in Queens, … read more»

  • Philip Brooks
  • Biography: Born in Hobart, Australia, in 1953, Philip Brooks is a documentary filmmaker and producer. In the early 1990s, he founded the production company Dominant 7, with his partner Laurent Bocahut and a distributor named Dominique Welinski. Dominant 7 produced … read more»

  • Bentley Brown
  • Biography: Bentley Brown is a producer and director from Dallas, Texas. In 1999, at the age of 11, he moved with his family to Chad. Since 2004, Brown and his soccer team mate Abakar Chene Massar have been working together … read more»

  • Owell A. Brown
  • Biography: Owell A. Brown was born in 1973 in the Ivory Coast. When he was ten he moved to France, living first in Lyon, then in Epinal-sur-Seine in the Paris suburb where he attended the technical workshops of the 7ème … read more»