ADAM ROCHA received film degree from UT Austin. He teaches cinema at John Marshall High School in NISD, San Antonio College and Northwest Vista Community College. He is the founder and Executive Director of the San Antonio Film Festival. He has been nominated for a Peabody Award, Texas Emmy, and an award from the Hollywood Reporter (Key Art Awards 2010). He is a San Antonio Spurs fan.
Like Susan, Covo also loves to garden, but lacking a green thumb, decided to throw herself into writing. The NYU grad currently works at La Prensa San Antonio as News & Web Editor, Senior Writer and Film Critic and local movie guru (ahem) — at least according to her editor-in-chief and Master of Ceremonies for the 2012 SAFILM- San Antonio Film Festival, Nina Duran.
Two-time SAFILM alum Cedric Thomas Smith began his filmmaking journey in 2010 with a short on same-sex domestic violence, “Unimaginable.” He has since written, produced and directed several award-winning short films on the festival circuit, including the teen-bullying drama, “The Symphony of Silence.” Cedric’s goal is to continue to write, direct and produce stories that speak the truths of people starting with the feature film version of “Unimaginable.
Some would call him a control freak; others, a careful leader. Both parties would be correct. A caffeine addict and lover of vintage, Robert’s latest venture is in that of the film industry. As Senior Class President and Co-Drama Captain of McCollum High School, Robert loves creating beautiful stories, whether it be on the stage, sheet, or screen. Although born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Robert hopes to major in theater arts and pursue acting in New York City during the Fall of 2018.