Staff

Our staff is dedicated to delivering an entertaining festival experience that captivates our guests, sparks conversation, and leaves you wanting to attend again and again.  Get to know us! We are happy to be part of this delightful experience.

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM SOCIETY

Rhea Lewis-Woodson, Managing Director
Liliana Rodriguez, Artistic Director
Lauren Tutzauer, 
Operations Manager
Christina Sasse, Film Awards Director of Operations
Kristin Bloomer, 
Sponsor & Development Manager
Zack Solomon, 
Membership & Education Manager
Nadine Koehler, Development Associate

Felicia Alford, Accountant
Kimberly Date, Office Coordinator
Scarlett Wilmsen, Film Awards Associate
Jessica Eskelin, Programming Coordinator
Molly Standley, Film Society Coordinator
Rita Huber-Germsheid, Accounting Assistant
Tiffany Carter, Social Media Coordinator


2019 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Liliana Rodriguez, Artistic Director
Rhea A. Lewis-Woodson, Managing Director

DEVELOPMENT | Marketing

Kristin Bloomer, Sponsorship & Development Manager
Zack Solomon, Membership & Education Manager
Israel Wilder, Marketing & Publicity Manager
Nadine Koehler, Development Associate
Tiffany Carter, Social Media Coordinator
Molly Standley, Film Society Coordinator
Alaina Trofler, Marketing Intern
Michael Granados,
Marketing Intern

CREATIVE

Maya Kalabic, Designer
Omar López, Production Artist
Nick Cox | Kendall Productions, Video Producer
Nathan Cox, Photographer

PROGRAMMING

Sudeep Sharma, Senior Programmer
Laura Henneman, Senior Programmer
Linton Melita, Programmer | Program Coordinator
Celine Roustan, Programmer
Clay Pruitt, Forum Producer | Programmer
Jessica Eskelin, Programming Coordinator
Angelina Quirante, Programming Intern
Phillip Segal, Programming Intern

Guest Relations

Scarlett Wilmsen, Guest Relations Manager
Alyssa Davis, Guest Relations Assistant
Debbie Wright, Lounge Coordinator
Sarah Scheideman, Special Events Manager

Theater Operations

Jeremy Proctor, Technical Manager
Joseph Cole, Venue Manager
Kaitlyn Ryan, Venue Manager

FESTIVAL ADMINISTRATION

Lauren Tutzauer, Operations Manager
Kimberly Date, Office Coordinator
Felicia Alford, Accountant
Rita Huber-Germscheid, Accounting Assistant
Ruby Flores, Production Coordinator
Edward Thayer, Video Library Manager
Jim Gazan, Volunteer Coordinator

BOX OFFICE

Peter East, Credentials Manager
Dennis Pence, Credentials Assistant
Paul Kay, Credentials Assistant
Deshun Leary, Lead Box Office Supervisor
Alex Paz, Box Office Supervisor
Joey Woodson, Box Office Supervisor

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