The Indie Film Academy classes are taught by multi award-winning film industry professionals.
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR AND INSTRUCTOR - Nancy Hamilton PhD(c), MSc
Nancy is a film producer, director and production designer with decades of experience in film and documentary production. Nancy holds a Master of Science degree in Digital Media Design from the University of Edinburgh and is currently a Doctoral student studying Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction at Liberty University. Nancy has expertise in all facets of film and documentary production with ten published documentaries and five feature films. Nancy is an award-winning film-maker with over 60 International film awards.
BUSINESS MANAGER AND INSTRUCTOR - Sandra Dee Richardson
Sandra is a business manager, entrepreneur, marketing manager and professional actress with decades of experience in film and television. Sandra has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry. Sandra is an award-winning actress, producer, director, casting director, and master trainer with over 25 awards including a Best Supporting Actor and Regional Actor award. Sandra received her degree in business management with an emphasis in communication and marketing with a minor in theater.
HEAD OF STUDENT SERVICES AND INSTRUCTOR - Desiree De Anda
Desiree is a film and documentary producer and co-founder and president of Golden Eagle Films a non-profit Indie film production company situated in California. Desiree holds an undergraduate degree from the Academy of Art University in Film and Television with an emphasis on Cinematography. Desiree is presently studying for her Master of Science Degree in Digital Media at the University of Edinburgh. Desiree is an awarding-winning film and documentary producer having won dozens of prestigious film awards including multiple Gold and Platinum Remi and Cindi Awards.