CTFF Filmmaker Highlight: Joel Gershon

 

CTFF Filmmaker Highlight: Joel Gershon

 

After graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Joel worked as a producer for the groundbreaking Air America Radio network, working directly for Rachel Maddow and with such talents as Mark Maron and Al Franken.

 

In 2005, Joel became a reporter for the International Herald Tribune in Bangkok, fulfilling his lifelong dream of living and working abroad as a journalist. He then worked as the regional correspondent for The Hollywood Reporter before moving on to producing broadcast news pieces and short documentaries, which have aired internationally on CNN and Current TV and have been screened at various film festivals. Throughout his career, Joel has had the privilege of interviewing a variety of notable people including Maxine Waters, Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, Jeff Bridges, Amitabh Bachchan and Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai.

 

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CTFF Filmmaker Highlight: Izaac Wang

 

CTFF Filmmaker Highlight: Izaac Wang

 

Izaac Wang was born in Minnesota before moving to Los Angeles where he began acting in 2016 at the age of 8. His credits include guest starring on the TV Land series “Teachers” followed by booking a lead role in the feature film “ Think like a Dog” opposite Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox. Izaac was next seen in the Universal Pictures R-rated comedy “Good Boys” about a group of sixth graders and one epic night. Izaac also stars in the Paramount movie, “Clifford The Big Red Dog“ that will premiere in November of 2021. He also voiced in the Disney movie “Raya and the Last Dragon”. Izaac is currently working on “Gremlins” series regular voicing of one of the main characters, Sam Wing.

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CTFF 2021 THANKS SPONSOR: Janet Keo Conklin

A very special THANK YOU to Janet Keo Conklin for her Sponsorship and Support for our film festival!

Janet Keo Conklin is a Realtor and the Manager of Technology, Social Media, and Recruiting at Re/Max College Park. She is happily married with two wonderful children. In 1975, as a young child, she immigrated to the US as a refugee with her parents and 3 siblings. Growing up in Long Beach, she is a proud graduate of Jordan High School and University of California Irvine.

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CTFF 2021 THANKS SPONSOR: PORT OF LONG BEACH

A very special THANK YOU to PORT OF LONG BEACH for their continuing support for our film festival!

ABOUT THE PORT

The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the Port handles trade valued at $170 billion annually and supports 2.6 million jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 in Southern California, and more than 50,000 jobs – or 1 in 5 – in Long Beach.

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