Emerson Los Angeles Faculty
J.T. Walker's prize-winning short film Passengers screened at over 30 film festivals in the U.S. and abroad, among them Sundance, Telluride, and AFI/Los Angeles, and was broadcast on the IFC. His previous short film, Oldtimers, won the Special Jury Prize at the San Francisco Int'l Film Festival and aired on PBS.
JT has also made films for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Express. As a screenwriter, J.T. adapted Joey Pantoliano's best-selling memoir Who's Sorry Now for Holedigger Films, and Kevin Canty's novel, Into the Great Wide Open, for Tiny Dancer Films. His current project, The Highway Kind, was recently invited to the Independent Feature Project Independent Film Week in New York, and is casting. He's a proud native of Austin, Texas.