Christopher Nostrand, MFA
Hunter College: Master of Fine Arts in Integrated Media Arts (2016)
SUNY New Paltz: Bachelors of Arts in TV/Radio Production (2011)
SUNY Ulster: Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts (2009)
Christopher Nostrand is a home-grown Hudson Valley resident and filmmaker. His hobby in filmmaking began at the early age of fourteen as Chris would often sneak into his Mother’s bedroom and escape with her Panasonic Handy-Cam. But it wasn’t until a pursuit of higher education that his work progressed and his career as a professional filmmaker started. Chris’ films have now screened 30+ times in film festivals, public screenings, and showcases around the country earning over fifteen awards.
Currently, Christopher owns and operates Nostrand Productions, is a professor at SUNY New Paltz’s Digital Media and Journalism department, and also freelances as a cinematographer and video editor.
Born in Argentina, raised in the Big Apple, and now living in upstate New York, Daniela Florez has quite the background in language, diversity, and lifestyle. Her passion for performance has been a mainstay beginning with Argentine dance, drama clubs, and studying theatre and performing arts in college. Daniela’s interest in theatre has expanded and also flipped to the other side of the camera where she is often assisting, recording sound, or behind the camera herself.
Daniela is also the assistant director of the Arts Society of Kingston, an avid photographer, and bilingual in English and Spanish.