Claudette Godfrey

Claudette Godfrey

Claudette Godfrey is the Director of Film Festival Programming for the South by Southwest Film Festival & Conference in Austin, Texas, where she serves as a curator for the feature film program, oversees the short film curation team, and manages all aspects of...
Paul Pennolino

Paul Pennolino

Six-time Peabody Award winner and University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television alumnus Paul Pennolino is currently directing his ninth season of HBO’s multi award winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. Prior to this, from 2000 – 2021 Paul...
Jeff Yanc

Jeff Yanc

Jeff Yanc is currently the Program Director at The Loft Cinema and co-director of the annual Loft Film Fest. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Media Arts from the University of Arizona, where he also served as an adjunct professor in film history. His writing on...
Mike Plante

Mike Plante

Mike Plante (BFA, 1994) is a Senior Programmer for Short Film at the Sundance Film Festival, where he has worked since 2001. He started working for The Arizona International Film Festival in 1993 and continued to be a programmer and projectionist at The Screening Room...
Nicholas Snell

Nicholas Snell

Nicholas Snell (BFA, 2014) is a first generation queer hapa writer. In 2018 he was a semi-finalist for Screencraft’s 5th Annual Screenwriting Fellowship. Most recently, he was a semi-finalist in the 2019 Outfest Screenwiting Lab as well as a semi-finalist for...