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Tanya De Angelis

Tanya De Angelis

Tanya De Angelis is an Arizona native who now resides in Salt Lake City, where she leads the Sundance Institute Archives & Collection, which preserves and shares the rich history of Sundance Institute and the work of its supported artists. The Archives &...
Neal Edelstein

Neal Edelstein

Neal Edelstein is an award-winning independent film producer. A native of Chicago, he began his film career in Los Angeles in the early 1990s. In 1997, Edelstein produced David Lynch’s segment in the French film Lumiere and Company, shot with the original Lumiere...
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...