Jon-Sesrie Goff is an image-maker and educator. His work explores identity through the lens of the community. Goff attended Morehouse College for Sociology and Economics, before completing his undergraduate studies in Liberal Arts at The New School and recently received his Masters of Fine Arts at Duke University (2016) in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Goff has over a decade of production experience, working on a range of projects across genres including camera operator and cinematographer on the recently released and award-winning documentaries including Out In the Night (POV, Logo 2015), Evolution of a Criminal (Independent Lens), The New Black (Independent Lens). His first short narrative film as writer and director, Train(ed), premiered at the Martha’s Vineyard African American film festival in 2013. He has directed hundreds of videos for online platforms like Thrillist Media Group and InteractiveOne and travelled extensively as a documentary photographer exhibiting around the country at The Bushnell Theater (Hartford, CT), Papillion Art (Los Angeles, CA), and The Power Plant Gallery (Durham, NC). He is the recipient of a Princess Grace Film Award and the 2016 Southern Foodways Alliance John Egerton Prize. Currently in production for his feature-length documentary, After Sherman, work-in-progress screenings are scheduled as a fellow for the Cucalorus Film Festival and as part of the Nasher Museum Southern Accent exhibit film series.