University of Arizona
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...
Katie Walsh

Katie Walsh

Katie Walsh is a Los Angeles-based film critic and journalist, reviewing weekly film releases for the Tribune News Service, Los Angeles Times, and The Playlist, while occasionally making appearances on KCRW’s Press Play with Madeline Brand and KPCC’s Film Week. Her...

Rob Gonzalez

Rob Gonzalez hails from the Rocky Mountains of Idaho where he grew up white water rafting, skiing, and re-watching Jurassic Park regularly. He originally joined Austin Film Festival immediately upon moving to Austin in 2016 in order to intern in the AFF Film...

Allison Vanore

Allison Vanore is an Emmy Award-winning producer of the acclaimed series “After Forever.” Between 2015-2019 Allison served as the Head of Production for Canvas Media Studios where she produced pilots and series such as “Wear It to Win It” for...