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The Distinguished Jury of FEARnyc 2019

Filmmakers Branch

Chris Kentis, Writer and Director, Silent House, Open Water, Grind

Jon Recher, Director, American Horror Story, The Purge: Election Year, Drunk History

Jeffrey Reddick, Creator and Screenwriter, the Final Destination Franchise

Kate Siegel, Writer and Actor, The Haunting of Hill House, Hush, Oculus 

Jen Soska, Writer, Director, and Producer, American Mary, Dead Hooker in a Trunk, Rabid

Sylvia Soska, Writer, Director, and Producer, American Mary, Dead Hooker in a Trunk, Rabid

Brian Spears, Make-Up and Special Effects Artist, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, V/H/S

Producer and Executive Branch

Arun Arora, Chief Executive Officer, Kinetic Film Group

Victoria Asness Coffey, Founder, LES Casting; Casting Director, MTV, truTV

Chris Gierowski, Producer, Don’t Fuck in the Woods, Head, Betsy

Jim Klock, Head of Acquisitions, Terror Films 

Will Malitek, Theater Programmer, Film Noir Cinema

Peter Phok, Producer, Stake Land, The House of the Devil, I Sell the Dead, In a Valley of Violence

Thomas Vitale, Executive Producer, Netflix's Slasher; Former Executive Vice President, Syfy and Chiller 

Performers Branch

Alex Brightman, Beetlejuice in Broadway’s Beetlejuice The Musical, Documentary Now’s Co-Op The Musical

Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story, Big Little Lies, This Is Us

Dee Wallace, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, The Howling, The Hills Have Eyes, Cujo

Journalist Branch

Jon Abrams, Editor-In-Chief, Daily Grindhouse

Tracy Gaboury Allen, Editor-In-Chief, Pop Horror

Melissa Hannon, Editor-In-Chief, Horror Geek Life

Tamika Jones, Senior Writer, Daily Dead, Syfy, The A.V. Club

Jay Kay, Host, Horror Happens; Writer, HorrorHound

Edwin Pagan, Editor-In-Chief, Latin Horror

Tori Danielle Romero, Editor-In-Chief, Pop Horror

Multimedia Branch

BJ Colangelo, Producer, Powerbomb, Comic-Con Queer Fear; Journalist, Bloody Disgusting

Todd Sokolove, Writer, Podcaster, and Photographer, Forces of Geek, Oh No They Didn’t

Jaanelle Yee, Multimedia Producer, Thomas Tells a Story, Clown Zer0, The Orbiting Hum

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