Mission

 

The Colorado Film Institute’s mission is to foster independent film through film screenings, panels, workshops, networking events, and educational projects. The Colorado Film Institute stages the Vail Film Festival on an annual basis in Vail, Colorado as the primary outlet for the Institute’s initiatives.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Scott Cross                                                              Sean Cross

Troy Hollar                                                               Judith Landau

Pamela Lessing

ADVISORY BOARD

Mary Bochain                                                            Kaye Ferry

LuLeta Maslak                                                           Gill Holland

Adam Kassen                                                            Mark Kassen

Mark Gordon                                                             Jonathan Staufer

Marcie Jaeger                                                           Ryan Dunn

Dale Bugby                                                               Kristi Cavanagh

FESTIVAL TEAM

Festival Directors                                                    

Scott Cross |  Sean Cross | Megen Musegades

Volunteer Coordinators                                          Director of Operations

Steven Douglas |  Corinne Hara                                                           Emily Waldeck

Festival Host                                                            Travel Coordinator

Bill LeVasseur                                                                                         Amanda Durst

Director of Communications                                   Technical Director

Krista Ammirato                                                                                      David Riepe & Outdoor Cinema Network

Will Call Manager                                                    Theater Manager

Suzi Carey                                                                                             Ashley Blair

Videographer/Photographer                                  Hospitality Lounge Manager                        

Michael Howard, Vadim Elkind                                                             Deb Weiss                                   

Social Media Coordinator                                       

Kelsey Samuels                                                                                     

Programmers

Features Directors                                                Documentaries Director

Scott Cross, Sean Cross, Megen Musegades, James St. Vincent          Erin Sheppard

Shorts Directors                                                        Student Films Director

Amanda Durst, Ryan Gallagher                                                                Jordan Hall