board of directors
Jonathan Keasey is a member of the prestigious Writers Guild of America and has been hired to write films for Columbia Pictures, Sony Studios, and Paramount Pictures, among others. Internationally, Jonathan has penned features for China’s Fundamental Media, Zheijang TV, Germany’s Telepool GmbH and France’s TF1. Along the way, Jonathan has written for and worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest names including Will Smith, Norman Lear, Justin Lin, Danny Boon and Fan Bingbing. For his work, Jonathan was recently voted onto Hollywood’s “Young and Hungry” list by industry insiders. In addition to writing, Jonathan is producing episodic content for Lifetime Networks and an independent feature for Dan Stern and Rumble Riot Pictures. Prior to his career as a writer and producer, Jonathan worked in development at Warner Brothers and cut his teeth writing coverage for ICM. Jonathan holds a B.A. from the University of Washington, a Juris Doctorate from Washington University in Saint Louis, and an international law degree from Bucerius Law School in
A former Broadway assistant director, Nicole Pouchet Skuba is a published novelist and a screenwriter for Zombie Orpheus Entertainment’s fantasy TV series, Strowlers. Her screenplays have earned finalist placements in PAGE International Screenwriting Award and Tracking Board Launchpad’s Contest. Books from her paranormal romance series have ranked #1 on bestseller lists and won second prize in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Her latest manuscript won first place in a Romance Writers of America contest.
Nicole is currently the Director of Operations for TheFilmSchool in Seattle, a Board Member for the Northwest Screenwriters Guild, and a guest lecturer for the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. She graduated from Duke University with a focus in Film & Video. Since selling her marketing agency in 2016, Nicole spends her hours writing and raising two sons with her spouse.
Clay was born and raised in Utah then moved to Seattle in 1998. After working for over 20 years in the private sector, serving various roles, and representing two major corporate entities, Clay joined the team at the film school in September 2018. Clay is thrilled to apply his financial, relationship, and operations experience in the non-profit sector and to the Seattle community.
His enthusiasm for film and music is matched only by his passion for snowboarding, racquetball, and travel. Clay is a proud father to two boys ages 9, and 12 and lives in Shoreline.
Lindy Boustedt is an award-winning writer/director/producer who specializes in character-driven stories. As co-owner of First Sight Productions, she’s spent the past 15 years working on everything from shorts, features, serialized productions, branded content, podcasts, to VR/AR media. First Sight also has a growing YouTube audience, with over 23K subscribers and 10M views.
Lindy is currently the Director of Education for TheFilmSchool and lead teacher of their new Prison Screenwriting Initiative at the Washington Corrections Center for Women. She also teaches producing at Seattle Central College and the Northwest Film Forum.
Rajah is a cinematographer and video artist and alumni of TheFilmSchool. With TheFilmSchool’s Mission Driven Stories Program, he has worked with organizations such as Mary’s Place, University of Washington Department of Earth & Space Sciences, The Bonderman Travel Fellowship, Seattle Economics Council and many more. Rajah also makes video art that has been featured in shows and various galleries around Seattle.