Wheaton Film Festival
Friday, November 10, 2017

Meet The Team !

Brian Frankel

Festival Director

Brian is a filmmaker and an entertainment & intellectual property attorney based in Washington D.C. Brian serves on the Board of Directors and as the Education Chairman of Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, serves as the Executive Director of D.C. Filmmakers and D.C Media Makers, and is the Festival Director for the Wheaton Film festival. Brian is an award-winning independent filmmaker. He has produced and/or directed music videos, films, television shows, commercials, and multi-media projects. Brian’s past video clients include MTV, Spike TV, Motorola, M Audio, Def Jam South Records, the Merchant Marines, and the Independent Feature Project. Brian was honored as a Kodak Emerging Filmmaker. He lives in Silver Spring, MD with his wife and daughter. Brian's hobbies include hiking, traveling and scuba diving.

Ndyia Boissiere

Outreach Coordinator

Ndyia received her Bachelors of Fine Arts from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She concentrated in Drawing and Design and is currently a freelance graphic designer and painter. Born and raised in Washington, DC she still resides in her hometown. Her hobbies include playing acoustic guitar, roller skating and playing video games. Her all-time favorite game series is Tomb Raider.

Anna Kabis

Anna is a senior at American University studying Film and Theater. She is from Severna Park, MD. Some of Anna's favorite artistic expressions are acting and writing. Her hobbies include running and going to the movies.