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Kochmer is a writer / director / producer with a background in experimental theater and experimental film, mentored under Elizabeth Swados at LaMama Theatre while attending Marymount Manhattan College, and George Landow / Owen Land shortly after. Between 2006 and 2012, he appeared in over 40 feature and short films before moving behind the camera.
For the next eight years he dove into directing / producing / editing / writing low budget independent features and short films, resulting in four features, ten shorts, and a series of over 100 segments.
Turning into a combination of a creative producer and a line producer, he has also consulted on over 500 films through his work with the filmmaking collective and production company We Make Movies, and regularly collaborates independently for companies such as Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and R&R Media. Kochmer is also the Executive Director of the We Make Movies International FIlm Festival..