Antonio Manriquez is the video production teacher for the New Media Academy at Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, California. His education and career in video and cinema production began at the age of fourteen when he directed a feature-length film that premiered at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. He is the founder and Executive Director of Media Educators of Los Angeles (MediaEducatorsLA.org) and chairs the CUE (CUE.org) Video in the Classroom Learning Network.
Tom McCluskey is a screenwriter, filmmaker, and teacher originally from Astoria, Queens, NY. With fifteen years of experience teaching filmmaking, he is currently building a Video Production Program at Helen Bernstein High School in Hollywood. He has won numerous awards for his films and screenplays including two Cine Gold Eagle Awards and the Chesterfield Fellowship. He is on the Board of Directors of MELA (Media Educators of Los Angeles).