Lisa is an award-winning writer, director, and actor and has worked both in Hong Kong and the US. Her short film The Gift, which was shot in Hong Kong, has had a successful worldwide festival tour, received an international distribution deal, and is currently available On Demand. Guest of Honor is finishing up the festival circuit and was recently picked up by a large non-profit in the US. Her short comedy western called Javelina Run is just beginning its festival run. She’s also the founder of Austin-based production company Jump Rock Pictures and is in development on a feature film she will direct in 2021.
Cacky Poarch – Executive Director Of The Dead Center Film Festival
Cacky Poarch is the founding executive director of the deadCenter Film Festival and established deadCenter as a nonprofit corporation in 2004. She helped grow the