Stephanie Yuhas, Executive DirectorStephanie-Yuhas_Web

Stephanie Yuhas is a co-founder of Project Twenty1. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Philadelphia University of the Arts with a BFA in Animation. In addition to Project Twenty1, Stephanie runs Cinevore Studios, a creative content house specializing in smart comedy and science fiction. An animator by training, Stephanie feels there is a void in the time-based competition circuit for animators. She believes that Project Twenty1 provides enough time to produce polished films and creates a unique venue for animators to screen their work alongside live-action filmmakers.

Matt Conant, Artistic Director

MattConant_WebMatt Conant is a co-founder of Project Twenty1. He has over ten years experience as a writer and director on shorts, features, and episodic content for web and broadcast, and also runs Crystalline Studios, a commercial video production company with offices in New York, LA and Philadelphia. He graduated Temple University Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Film & Media Arts and is a member of American MENSA. He is a writer on Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (Netflix). He helped create Project Twenty1 to help remove the financial barriers of entry for independent artists to careers in film.

Board of Directors

  • Ryan Leib, President – Keystone Wealth Management Group of UBS
  • Zachary Hoover, Vice-President – Office of State Senator Daylin Leach
  • Rich Singer, Treasurer – Financial Consultant
  • Matt Conant, Secretary – Crystalline Studios
  • Emily Ashinhurst
  • David S. Conant, Jr.
  • John Duffy – Rivergate KW Residential
  • Jim Flanagan
  • Art Menko
  • Stephanie Yuhas – Cinevore Studios