Brian W. Armes – Writer/Director
Brian has overseen production on over 170 short films and taught filmmaking classes for high schools and colleges across the country. He earned a B.A. In Writing from Taylor University and an M.F.A. In Producing from The American Film Institute where he studied with D.C. Fontana (Star Trek) and Neil Canton (Back to the Future). He was second assistant director on the independent feature film What Love Is. As a director/producer, Brian has helmed several short films, music videos, and stage productions, including a 2013 staging of The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie and in 2014 original production Apocalyptic (both in Lexington, KY). Over the past two years, Brian taught Cinema History at Eastern Kentucky University and variety of writing, directing, and producing classes at the Art Institute of Ohio – Cincinnati. A recent transplant to Athens, he recently appeared in the Circle Ensemble Theatre’s production of Romeo and Juliet and leads workshops at Film Athens. Brian is a lecturer of Film and Digital Media at the University of North Georgia, a screenwriting consultant, and is developing feature film projects to shoot in Athens.