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Contact & Staff

Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent
9911 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035

1.866.FILMFEST (1.866.345.6337)

LAFilmFest@FilmIndependent.org

 

FILM INDEPENDENT

 

Josh Welsh
President

Patty Davis
Executive & Board Relations Manager

 

LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL

 

Stephanie Allain
Director, Los Angeles Film Festival

Elvis Mitchell
Curator, Los Angeles Film Festival

Mel Jones
Los Angeles Film Festival Special Projects Manager

 

PROGRAMMING

programming@filmindependent.org

Maggie Mackay
Senior Programmer

Hebe Tabachnik
Shorts Programmer / Latin American Programmer

Drea Clark
Associate Programmer / Filmmaker Liaison

Jennifer Wilson
Associate Programmer / Programming Coordinator

Amiel Morris
Print Traffic Manager

Robin Reinhardt
Talent Manager

Kady Kamakaté
Filmmaker Retreat Coordinator

Karin Londgren
Audience Award Manager

Josh Wilmott
Filmmaker Relations Coordinator

 

CONVERSATIONS

Maria Raquel Bozzi
Senior Director of Film Education

Paul Cowling
Associate Director of Film Education

Lee Jameson
Film Education Coordinator

 

EVENTS & OPERATIONS

Shawn Davis
Director of Event Production

Ralph Rivera
Director of Event Operations

Kerim Duran
Technical Director

Danielle Federico
Senior Manager, Theatres & Ticketing

Andrew Schaff
Production Manager

Ruzelle Castillo
Event Deck Manager

Breven Warren
Lead Theatre Manager

Marcos De Quiroz
Transportation Manager

Sandra Ninham
Transportation Manager

Setu Raval
Publications & Events Coordinator

Catherine Conkle
Events Coordinator

Will Slocombe
Events Coordinator

Matt Reed
Production Coordinator

Jared Graves
Production Coordinator

Mike Volk
Key Production Assistant

 

VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT

Falcon Sang
Volunteer Coordinator

Alyssa Lopez
Volunteer Coordinator

 

TICKETING

Susan Garbett
Ticketing Manager

Heather Lashaway
Customer Service Manager

Kiara Walker
Internal Ticketing Coordinator

Kate Schlauch
Internal Ticketing Coordinator

Adam Kaufmann
Internal Ticketing Assistant

Tori Lyon
Customer Service Assistant

Nicole Go
Customer Service Assistant

Annie Milligan
Customer Service Assistant

 

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

Albina Oks
Director of Corporate Sponsorship

Eric Solomon
Corporate Sponsorship Manager

Stephanie Davis
Corporate Sponsorship Manager

Natalie Rodriguez
Corporate Sponsorship Associate
nrodriguez@filmindependent.org

Marvel Zamora
Corporate Sponsorship Assistant

 

MARKETING

Maggie Moe
Director of Marketing

Leila Tredemeyer
Graphic Designer

Jasmine Teran
Online Community Coordinator

Daron Moore
Marketing Coordinator
dmoore@filmindependent.org

Diana Buendia
Marketing Assistant
dbuendia@filmindependent.org

 

FESTIVAL EVENT COVERAGE

Brandon Alvey
Event Coverage Producer

Salamo Manetti-Lax
Event Coverage Coordinator

 

PUBLICITY

Alia Quart Khan
Associate Director of Publicity & Communications
aqkhan@filmindependent.org

Rachel Walker
Festival Publicity Coordinator
rwalker@filmindependent.org

Jacki St. Thomas
Publicity Assistant

 

ARTIST DEVELOPMENT

Jennifer Kushner
Director of Artist Development

Francisco Velasquez
Senior Manager, Project Involve

Jane Hwang
Artist Development Manager

Angela Lee
Event Coverage Coordinator

 

MEMBERSHIP & ANNUAL GIVING

Kate Walker D’Angelo
Director of Institutional Giving

Evan Ward-Henninger
Associate Director, Membership

Jennifer Murby
Arts Circle Manager

Pamela Miller
Website & Grants Manager

Cooper Hopkins
Website & Database Manager

José Tamayo
Membership Assistant

 

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Michael Winchester
Managing Director

Monique Coleman
Director of Human Resources & Administration

Cristhian Barron
Senior Accountant

Rosalind Williams
Finance & Admin Assistant / Receptionist