Addie Pace has been our submission judge for 3 years. After she graduated high school last year, spent a semester abroad studying visual arts at a college in Italy. Upon return to Taos, she began an internship with Peter Walker at the Taos Media Collective,and is also taking a UNM film class. Addie
lends a youthful perspective to critiquing our shorts. She is planning to venture off into the world and begin cultivating her own film making skills.
Zaneé Cinee is a visual artist whose appetite for studying films began when a video store opened
below her apartment building at age 11. Zaneé was a professor at the California College of the Arts from 2000-2005 where she worked with students across
all disciplines. She was an Alameda County Arts Commissioner, Chairing their Public Art Advisory Committee,
and participated as a juror on the selection committee for the 22nd and 23rd San Francisco International Asian American Film Festivals. She moved to New Mexico in 2007 and developed HEREKEKE, a nonprofit arts organization
Liliana Mejía is multimedia artist, born and raised in Bogotá Colombia. She has a B.A. in Fine Arts with an emphasis in multimedia, from the Universidad de los Andes. Her video "Fantasmas en la Memoria Colectiva" (Ghosts in the Collective Memory), was broadcasted on Colombian National Television in 1999 and her sound installation "Soniedro" was part of the 9th National Contemporary Musical Festival in 2000. She has been living in the United States since 2001 where she has been teaching and working with artists
in diverse media to develop their creative work, including exhibitions and portfolios in digital fine art printing.In 2008 she moved to New Mexico were she co-founded HEREKEKE, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to inquiring into sustainability through creative practices.
Makinde Melvyn Ettrick is an internationally acclaimed creative artist. Years of extensive world travels and one-man artistic endeavors have enabled him to bring us his unique perspective.
Linda Hattendorf has been working in the New York documentary community for more than a decade. Her editing work has aired on PBS, A&E, and The Sundance Channel as well as in theatrical venues and many festivals. She is best know for her documentary, The Cats of Mirikitani, which won the
Audience Award at its premiere at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival and many more prizes in festivals around the world, including the Norwegian Peace Film Award and Best Picture in Tokyo International Film Festival's
Japanese Eyes. She edited the award-winning documentary 7th Street, directed by Josh Pais;
Julia Pimsleur's Brother Born Again; Christina Lundberg's On the Road Home: A Spiritual Journey Guided by Remarkable Women, Nancy Recant's Jin Shin Jyutsu, and Danny Schechter's In Debt We Trust. She was Associate Editor on Frontline's The Choice '96, and on Barbara Kopple's Bearing Witness;
Contributing Editor on POV's American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawaii; a cameraperson on William Greaves'
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take 2 1/2 , and a researcher on the Ken Burns series The West.
She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and holds degrees in Literature, Art History, and Media Studies.