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MIFF Board

Claire Dobbin – Chair
Andrew Myer – Deputy Chair
Dennis Tomaras – Secretary
Zahava Elenberg
Kim McGrath
Tim McGregor
Sam Mostyn
Joel Pearlman
Paul Wiegard
Teresa Zolnierkiewicz

Festival Patron

Geoffrey Rush

MIFF Staff


Michelle Carey – Artistic Director

Al Cossar – Acting Artistic Director

Mark Woods – Industry Director/Executive Producer

Amber Sloan – General Manager


Finance & Administration

Amanda Sole – Finance Manager

Kara Green – Accounts



Thomas Caldwell – Programmer

Kate Fitzpatrick – Program Coordinator and MIFF Schools Coordinator


Partnerships & Marketing 

Jo Lawson – Partnerships Manager

Melissa McShane – Partnerships Coordinator

Max Minkoff – Membership Coordinator


Simon Bedford – Systems Manager

Fiona Collins – Box Office Manager

David Thomas – Technical & Print Traffic Manager



Melanie Sheridan – Publications Editor


MIFF Industry (Premiere Fund, 37°South & Accelerator)

Eddie Coupe – Industry Programs Coordinator


Festival Publicists – Asha Holmes Publicity