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T.s. Flock is a writer based in Seattle. He is a visual arts critic and the co-founder of Vanguard Seattle, for whom he is the lead arts and culture critic. Flock also writes for diverse cultural publications and academic journals. He holds degrees in English Composition, German Language and Biology.
Shelli Park is an interior designer, residential architect and visual artist. She has owned Crimson Park Design for 20 years. Shelli has a passion for design of structures and furniture.
She believes in the positive impact of art and culture on a community and has curated and organized arts events since 1999.
Shelli is the Burien Film Festival Director and will work so that this festival continues to grow and feed the community.
Krk Nordenstrom is a video editor, director, writer, producer, film festival organizer and film industry activist in Seattle. He began his career in filmmaking in 200. He studied photography at UC Santa Cruz and the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. Krk began a new life as a freelance video editor and also taught most aspects of filmmaking. In 2005, Krk brought the 48 Hour Film Project to Seattle and has grown it into the largest filmmaking competition in the Pacific Northwest and one of the largest in the country. In 2012, Krk became involved with the Washington State Film Incentive. His passion and goal is to engage and empower the local filmmaking community to #keepfilminwa.
Ben Camp is a journalist and filmmaker born in Seattle, WA. He began as a print journalist in the 1990's at publications including The Flavor, The Rocket, and The Stranger. During the 2000's, he worked in radio broadcasting and audio production, both in Seattle and New Mexico. In 2017, his first short documentary film (about Slacker band Ed Hall) was an official selection at the Local Sightings Film Festival at the NW Film Forum.
John Hendow is a professional musician, photographer, and technology leader based in Seattle. He spent 20 years performing with NW reggae band Jumbalassy, and currently plays in three local bands ranging from country swing music to a David Bowie tribute. He is a photographer for national music and educational events, with licensed images appearing in print and online. As a technologist, John has a background in software engineering, high-scale media delivery, and organizational leadership.
A longtime Burien resident, John has submitted films for the UFO festival, participates in local art activities, and is the founder of the Burien .5K fun run. His passion is to share the joy of creativity with everyone.