Barry Sabath

Curates, teaches and mentors aspiring film students at the American Film Institute Conservatory,

Barry Sabath

Curates, teaches and mentors aspiring film students at the American Film Institute Conservatory,

Barry Sabath has worked with some of Hollywood's most respected talent as well as an exciting new generation of award-winning filmmakers and writers. Currently at the American Film Institute Conservatory, where he curates, teaches and mentors aspiring film students, Sabath has also held posts as both a studio production executive and a studio-based producer at Tri-Star, Columbia, Fox and Disney.

Sabath is a recipient of the French Chevalier medal for his contribution to French culture and is a leading authority on Korean cinema. He has worked on such films as “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “My Cousin Vinny,” “Flatliners” and “Patch Adams” and served as a juror at multiple film festivals around the world. He holds both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from New York University.