Staff

Leadership

Jason Padgitt 
Executive Director

Lauren Pronto
Programming Manager

Festival Staff

Shorts Programmer: Robert Torres

Tennessee Programmer: Nat Dykeman

Graveyard Program: Jason Shawhan

Programming Coordinator: Elliot Sterling

Print Traffic: Olivia Jansen

Creators Conference Producer: Kalyna Kutny

Screenwriting Competition Manager: Cat Stewart

Talent Manager: Hannah Mueller

Technical Manager: Alan Vazquez

Technical Manager: Greg Pine

Technical Manager: Phillip Hullquist

Content / Social Media Manager: Mary Siroky

Graphic Design: Jessica Bellatti

Video Producer: Stephen Lackey

Video Editor: Kaitlin Martin

Development Manager: Christopher Stowe

VIP / Ticketing Operations Lead: Claire Garrison

VR Programmer: Aidan Moretti

Talent Host (red carpet): Coti Howell

Photographer: Heather Hillhouse

AV Assistant: Jonah Gillespie-Sickmen

General Intern: Cole Jackson