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                                                          Mark Gordon                                                            

Jonathan Staufer Ryan Dunn

                                                             

FESTIVAL TEAM

Executive Directors                                                Festival Director                  

Scott Cross |  Sean Cross                                  Corinne Hara

Volunteer Coordinator                                           Director of Operations

Steven Douglas                                                                                    Emily Waldeck

Festival Host                                                          Travel Coordinator

Bill LeVasseur                                                                                        Amanda Durst

Director of Communications                                 Creative Director

Krista Ammirato            Marc Griffin                                                                       

THEATER MANAGER Social Media Coordinator   

Ashley Blair Shanelle Sherlin

Will Call Manager                                                  Hospitality Lounge Manager

Suzi Carey                                                                                            Deb Weiss

Videographer/Photographer                                                 

Michael Howard, Vadim Elkind                                                                                                                                                

Programmers

Features                                                 Documentaries

Jacqui Jorgeson, Lorna Davenport       J.D. Morris

Shorts                                                     Student Films

Amanda Durst, Ryan Gallagher                                                         Jordan Hall