Staff

Leadership

Jason Padgitt 
Executive Director

Lauren Ponto
Director of Programming

Festival Staff

Shorts Programmer: Robert John Torres

Programmer at Large:  Brandon Harrison

Tennessee Programmer: Nat Dykeman

Graveyard Shift Programmer: Jennifer Bonior

VR Programmer: Aidan Moretti

Programming Intern: Sion Henry

Print Traffic Manager: Taylor Lomax

Creators Conference Producer: Paula Martinez

Screenwriting Competition Manager: Cat Stewart

Technical Manager: Alan Vazquez

Technical Manager: Greg Pine

Technical Manager: Phillip Hullquist

Technical Production Assistant: Jonah Gillespie-Sickmen

VIP Manager:  Shahnaz Lighari

Content / Social Media Manager: Emmalee Manes

Graphic Design: Kaitlin Martin

Video Producer: Stephen Lackey

Video Editor: Kaitlin Martin

VIP / Ticketing Operations Manager: Claire Garrison

Box Office Supervisor:  SK Kessen

Theater Floor Supervisor: Anthony Fiorenzo

Photographer: Heather Hillhouse