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

Executive Directors                                                Festival Director                  

Scott Cross |  Sean Cross | Megen Musegades                                  Corinne Hara

Volunteer Coordinator                                           Director of Operations

Steven Douglas                                                                                    Emily Waldeck

Festival Host                                                          Travel Coordinator

Bill LeVasseur                                                                                        Amanda Durst

Director of Communications                                 Theater Manager

Krista Ammirato                                                                                   Ashley Blair

Will Call Manager                                                   Hospitality Lounge Manager

Suzi Carey                                                                                             Deb Weiss

Videographer/Photographer                                                        

Michael Howard, Vadim Elkind                                                                                               

Social Media Coordinator                                       

Shanelle Sherlin                                                                                  

Programmers

Features Directors                                                Documentaries Director

Scott Cross, Sean Cross, Megen Musegades, Jacqui Jorgeson          Erin Sheppard

Shorts Directors                                                        Student Films Director

Amanda Durst, Ryan Gallagher                                                                Jordan Hall