Eric Anderson and Amelia Dellos
This husband and wife team have written several screenplays together, including the romantic comedy, Other Plans. As the founders and directors of Corn Bred Films, they are currently working on Oriole Park, which is based on Amelia's experiences growing up in the neighborhood of John Wayne Gacy. In addition, Eric has written several books and screenplays, including the indie comedy Zompocalypso. Amelia recently wrote, directed and produced Love Under Fire: The Story of Bertha and Potter Palmer which aired on WTTW.
John Bottiglieri taught film study at Elk Grove High School for 30 years, building a program that was known throughout the district. He writes a weekly column and records podcasts for F This Movie. He is the Ghost of Christmas Past.
Mark Heintz is a social science teacher at Elk Grove High School. Tallish and feisty, he is a movie-lover and brings a unique perspective to the judging panel at CSFF. He has a blog about teaching and learning called The Learning Giant.