MIFF Board & Staff

MIFF Board

Claire Dobbin – Chair
Tim McGregor
– Deputy Chair
Teresa Zolnierkiewicz
– Deputy Chair
Dennis Tomaras
– Secretary
Kim McGrath
Joel Pearlman
Sam Mostyn
Zahava Elenberg


Festival Patron

Geoffrey Rush


MIFF Staff

Management

Michelle Carey – Artistic Director
Al Cossar – Artistic Director
Mark Woods – Industry Director/Executive Producer
Melanie Pose – General Manager

 

Finance & Administration

Amanda Sole – Finance Manager
Cecily Wallace – Accounts

 

Programming

Thomas Caldwell – Programmer
Kate Fitzpatrick – Program Coordinator & MIFF Schools Programmer
Mia Falstein-Rush – Submissions & Shorts Programmer
Steve Spangaro – VR Producer
Caroline Döring – Guest Coordinator
Danielle McCarthy – Guest Coordinator
Luke Goodsell – Critics Campus Coordinator

 

Partnerships & Marketing 

Jo Lawson – Partnerships Manager
Melissa McShane – Partnerships Coordinator
Shelley King – Marketing & Communications Manager
Kim Olney – Marketing Coordinator
Max Minkoff – Membership Coordinator
Natalie May – Digital Communications Coordinator

 

Publications

Melanie Sheridan – Publications Editor
Boruk Gradman – Graphic Designer

Systems & Operations

Simon Bedford – Systems Manager
Thomas Quirk – Operations Manager
Fiona Collins – Box Office Manager
Nick Turner – Assistant Box Office Manager
Evan Lawson – Assistant Box Office Manager
Yun Bond – Assistant Box Office Manager
Jess Copas – Venues Manager
Oliver Nolan – Assistant Venues Manager
Mashaka Gunnulson – Assistant Venues Manager
Thomas Allen – Assistant Venues Manager
Ed Gorwell – Volunteers Manager
David Thomas
– Festival Technical Manager
Mark Walker – Technical Coordinator
Danielle Reynolds
– Access Officer
Tom Noble
– Events Coordinator
Emily Sweeney – Festival Lounge Producer
Kim Haworth – Systems & Operations Assistant

 

MIFF Industry
(Premiere Fund, 37°South & Accelerator)

Eddie Coupe – Industry Programs Officer
Hiroki Kobayashi – Industry Programs Coordinator
Anastasha Boado – Industry Programs Deputy Coordinator
Anthoula Ververis – Industry Programs Assistant Coordinator
Anna Linardi – Industry Programs Administrator
Ella Cawthorn – Industry Programs Assistant Administrator

 

Festival Publicists: Common State

Emma Costello
Luke McKinnon

Tiki Menegola
Sarah Finney
Hamish Kirkpatrick