Stanley Poss was named Director Emeritus of Fresno Filmworks in June 2019. He taught English in various forms including film at California State University, Fresno, from 1956 to 1995. He has published numerous essays on literature, politics, and culture in The Nation, The London Review, The Yale Review, and many others. He served as a Fulbright Professor of American literature in Cairo and as an exchange professor in Florida and Humboldt State. One of the 10 founding board members of Filmworks, Stan was the last founding member to step down from the board of directors, in August 2017.