Steve Montal is the Producing Director of the American Film Institute’s Discovery Global Documentary Festival and was the Founding Director of the Chapman Producers Program. His work has been published in Variety, indieWire, and FilmThreat. He has collaborated with more than 35 festivals worldwide.
Alabama Young Filmmakers Award Jury
Dr. Jean Bodon is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His first feature film, Hidden Fears, won a Hall of Fame Gold Star at the Brussels Film Festival. Bodon is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Society des Realisateurs de Films.