This new installment of our series of NewFilmmakers Los Angeles interviews features conversations with writer/actress Paulina Michaels, producer Lia Abbate, and directors Terry Ziegelman, Michael Berge, Matt Allen, Emi Bell and Carlos Hurtado.

NewFilmmakers LA (NFMLA) is a non-profit organization designed to showcase the innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly screening events. NFMLA provides a forum where filmmakers can be recognized for their contributions, have open audience discussions about their projects and connect with industry professionals for insight on distribution, production, acquisition and representation.

This is Part One of two installments this week. Watch Part Two here.

Writer/Actress Paulina Michaels

Director Terry Ziegelman and Producer Lia Abbate

Director Michael Berge

Director Matt Allen

Director Emi Bell

Director Carlos Hurtado

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