Jimmy Keyrouz is an Academy Award-winning director/writer.  His latest film Nocturne In Black won the Gold Medal at the 43rd Student Academy Awards - in a year where the Academy received a record number of 1,749 films - the BAFTA Student Film Awards, the Directors Guild of America Film Award, and was shortlisted for the 2017 Oscars in the Live Action Shorts category.  The film premiered at Telluride Film Festival and was distributed in several countries.

In 2012, Jimmy joined the Screenwriting/Directing Master in Fine Arts program at Columbia University, New York.  Jimmy recently directed and edited The Holy Goats, a feature documentary film about the social impacts of climate change and is currently developing Broken Keys, the feature-length version of Nocturne in Black.