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Newport Beach Film Festival

2000 Quail Street
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-253-2880
Fax: 949-253-2881

To contact a a member of the Newport Beach Film Festival staff, insert their first and last name, separated by a period to the domain newportbeachfilmfest.com, like so: [email protected]

ADMINISTRATION
Karen Adams, Director

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Courtney Adkins, Director
Dave Schneipp

CALL FOR ENTRIES
Andie Prandini, Director

COLLEGIATE SHOWCASE
Laura Weinreich, Coordinator

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Catherine Dickinson

EVENT PRODUCTION
Stephanie Chin, Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO
Gregg Schwenk

PROGRAMMING
Riki Kucheck, Festival Director
Sarah Sleeger, Director of Programming
Taylor Braun, Senior Programming Coordinator
Matt Keyser, Programming Coordinator
Dennis Baker, Director (Shorts)
Leslie Feibleman, Director of Special Programs + Community Cinema
Cade Russell, Senior Programmer + Festival Honors
Bojana Sandic, Senior Programmer
Erika Tucker, Senior Programmer
Cathy Udovch, Senior Programmer
Jay Winterstein, Senior Programmer
Heather Kenihan, Senior Programmer
Deona Hamilton, Senior Programmer

FEATURES PROGRAMMING
Kaycee Cortez
Jordan Gold
Charlene Keeler
Ginny Laird
Sofi Ozden
Phillip Patsel
John Prichard
Michael Prichard
Tina Ryder
Tod Brewster
David Bashford
Tobias Schwartz

SHORTS PROGRAMMING
Laura Weinreich
Susan Avval
Marlene Tolfa
Erika Tucker
Ana Bosch
Bojana Sandic
Dennis Baker
Tim Winterstein
Tricia Deboer
Nicholas Thurkettle
Jared Coplen

GUEST EXPERIENCE & VIP SERVICES
Miriam Saadati, Co-Director
Rand Collins, Co-Director

INDUSTRY & SEMINARS
Lohanne Cook, Director

IT
Craig Lindberg

INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS
Andrew Phillips, Director

JURY COORDINATOR & INDUSTRY LIAISON
Steve Shor

MARKETING/PUBLIC RELATIONS
Todd Quartararo, Director
Cory Ransom

MUSIC
Charles Colin, Musical Director

OC FILM SOCIETY
Taylor Braun
Matt Keyser

PUBLISHING
Traci Jylea, Program Designer

REVIEWING
Dorothy Kraus, Coordinator

RESTAURANTS
Dave Schniepp, Director
Marlene Tolfa
Andi Prandini

SPONSORSHIP
Courtney Adkins,  Director

SUBMISSIONS & PRINT TRAFFIC, OPERATIONS
Riki Kucheck

TICKETING
Karla Torres, Director
Meghan McGarvey, Consultant

TRAVEL
Karen Adams, Coordinator

VENUES
Alex Dorman, Coordinator
Norma Wilson, Hospitality

WEB, GRAPHICS AND DIGITAL MEDIA
Mia Lepe, Director

The 2018 NBFF is proudly sponsored by: