Faculty Biographies


Who ARE These People?





Levi Agee is a filmmaker, journalist, and film critic. He attended the University of Central Arkansas where he received his degree in digital filmmaking. Levi writes a weekly film column for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and works as a programmer for the Little Rock Film Festival. He served as a production assistant on the Joey Lauren Adams' film COME EARLY MORNING and is employed as an Assistant Editor at Stone Ward advertising agency. Levi will lead one of the teams in the Script to Screen Workshop.


Michad Holliday is an independent filmmaker and full-time production specialist for Arkansas Educational Television (AETN). He has a Master's degree in Education from Harding University. Michad's film production credits include TROUBLED WATER, EXPLORING ARKANSAS, his first independent documentary STREET STORIES, and his most recent film ISLAM IN ARKANSAS. Michad is an instructor in the Acting on Camera and Script to Screen Workshops.


Juli Jackson is an independent media artist working in film, video, photography, and animation. She holds a BFA is Film and Video from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Juli was Director of Photography for the independent films BEAT THE AIR and GOD'S COUNTRY by director Steve Saylor. She is a native of Paragould, Arkansas and recently returned to her home state to start an independent production company. She is currently in pre-production on her first independent narrative feature. Juli is an instructor in the Poetry in Motion and Script to Screen Workshops.


Wes Obrigewitsch was raised in British Columbia and holds degrees in Graphic Design and Digital Art and Design. He worked for BCTV doing broadcast news and did post-production graphic effects for Canadian television shows, including HIGHLANDER and MACGYVER. He was on the board of the Calgary Quickdraw Animation Society and a member of the Vancouver Film Festival and Animation Society. Wes is the instructor in the Claymation Workshop.


Pat Reed is co-owner of The Field Shop, a Little Rock broadcast engineering firm and Apple Pro Applications Training Center. The Field Shop has provided loaned iMac computers for the T Tauri Movie Camp since its inception and Pat has attended every year to set up and troubleshoot the computers during the editing process. Pat's short film DRINKING MAN screened at the 2006 Ozark Foothills FilmFest. He teaches the Flow with the Pro: Final Cut Pro Editing Workflow Workshop.

Jules Taylor holds an MA from Texas A&M University and a BFA from the College of Santa Fe, NM. She is a Resident Teaching Artist and Director at Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville, teaching acting, comedy, improv, and musical theater. Previously, she worked as Lead Teaching Artist for Gallery 37 for the city of Chicago teaching dance and drama to special needs high school students. Most recently, Jules was seen in Pearl's Sixth White Trash Wedding with Ceramic Cow Productions, of which she is a company member. Jules leads the Acting on Camera Workshop.







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