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VALERIE BARNHART

DIRECTOR/ANIMATOR/SCREENWRITER

VALERIE BARNHART  is an independent director, animator, screenwriter,  and visual artist based out of Ottawa, Canada.
Valerie earned her BFA from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design as a Visual Arts Major: with a studio specialty in Printmaking, Drawing, and an academic emphasis in Decolonization Politics and Non Western Art. 

Completely self-taught, Valerie's docu-horror "Girl in the Hallway" has screened in 80+ festival internationally winning 27 awards including "Gold Audience Award: Best Animated Short Film 2019" at Fantasia, Prix Festivals Connexion Region award 2019" at Annecy,  "Best Short" at Brooklyn Horror Festival 2019, and Nominated Best Doc Vimeo Staff Pick of the Year 2019. "Girl in the Hallway"  qualified for the Oscars 2019 in both short animation and short doc categories. Valerie is currently in production of her next film, an apocalyptic anti-romance called,  "What the Hell" with the National Film Board of Canada. Valerie loves all things monsters and you can usually find her at the Mayfair Theatre or her local library.

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JAMIE DEWOLF

WRITER/STORYTELLER/WITNESS

JAMIE DEWOLF first exploded into national prominence in the competitive lyrical battles of poetry slams, winning his first title on the Oakland Slam team in 1999. DeWolf went on to become the Oakland and Berkeley Grand Slam Champion, and is also an Individual finalist for the International World Championship. He’s been awarded “Performer of the Year” by NPR’s Snap Judgment and was a featured performer on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, 60 Minutes, UPN, BBC, Vice, NBC and CBS. DeWolf premiered multiple stories on Snap Judgment Live, and The Girl in the Hallway (about the disappearance of his neighbor Xiana Fairchild) and Exit Interview (a story of surviving suicide), were both showcased by UpWorthy the year of their premieres. Voted “Best Poet” of the Bay Area by the East Bay Express two years in a row, Jamie is also a mentor for Youth Speaks, the nation’s leading presenter of Spoken Word education. He coached their slam team of young poets to the Brave New Voices Finals on HBO. He’s performed and lead writing workshops at over 130 universities, high schools and juvenile detention centers across the U.S, and hosted the first-ever slam poetry competition for inmates at San Quentin Penitentiary. 

DeWolf has directed over 90 short films, commercials, documentaries and music videos that have played at festivals across the world. His films have more than 5 million international shared views. His background as a performance artist and educator inform his vivid exploration of a wide range of genres and voices, and cinematic approach of bringing the lens to underserved communities. DeWolf’s original short films, known for their provocative and boundary pushing subject matter, have won multiple awards from “Best Acting Performance” (A Girl and a Gun Briefs 2013), “Most Terrifying Storyline” (U Turn Scream 2013), “Best Cinematography” (Ricochet in Reverse Scream 2014), and “Best Writing” (Rio Grind 2014). His short films Hey Baby Hey and OK Monster! both won the Grand Prize Audience Award the year of their premiere.

CURTIS DEAN ANDERSON

CONVICTED SERIAL KILLER

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying alleged

victims of convicted killer CURTIS DEAN ANDERSON, who died while serving his prison term on December 9, 2007.

Anderson was convicted and sentenced to over 300 years in prison for the 1999 kidnapping and murder of 7-year-old Xiana Fairchild in Vallejo, California, and other crimes.

He was captured after his last victim, Midsi Sanchez, managed to escape.

 In November of 2007, Anderson confessed to murdering eight girls/women in the United States, and two additional murders in Mexico, but did not provide any information on the Mexican victims.

for a more comprehensive description of alleged victims click on the button below.

If you have any information concerning this case please call the FBI Toll-Free tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).

All calls are confidential and tips can be left anonymously.  

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XIANA FAIRCHILD

THE GIRL IN THE HALLWAY

XIANA LA-SHAY FAIRCHILD was born on July 8, 1992, and died on December 9, 1999 in California at age 7.

She was reported missing by her mother, Antoinette Robinson, when she didn't come home from Mare Island Elementary School that day.

I wish I could write more about Xiana and how she lived. I hear that she was the sweetest little girl and that her favourite colour was purple. 

 Xiana is Indigenous to Hawaii. .