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Who We Are

The Sarasota Film Festival is a team of dedicated staff members, volunteers and benefactors who are passionate about storytelling and the art of cinema.

Executive Committee of the Board of Directors

Mark Famiglio, President

Sharyn Weiner, Vice President

General Board of Directors

Ann Logan

Kelly Martella

Wanda Rayle-Libby

Wes Roberts

David Shapiro

Alan Wallack

Harry Kasanow

Honorary Board of Directors

Charles Clapsaddle

Jeanne Corcoran

Michael Klauber

Philip Mancini

Dawn Sharp (In Memorium)

Paul Thorpe (In Memorium)

Hon. Charles E. Wiliams

Advisory Board of Directors

Steve Buscemi

Peter Calamaras

Kathleen Carroll

Martha Coolidge

Rob Cowan

Bryan Cranston

Geena Davis

Jon Favreau

Steven Koonin

Robert Lange

Kurt Luedtke

William H. Macy

David McGough

Robert Molnar

Rick Nicita

Edward Norton

Joe Pantoliano

Steve Sabato

Steven Schachter

Fred Schneider

Deborah Scott-Spera

Jonathan Silverman

Patti Smith

Michael Stipe

Stanley Tucci

Victoria Varela

Paula Wagner

Dick Westerling

Charles Winkler

Staff

  • Paul Ratner
    MANAGING DIRECTOR
  • Petra Ratner
    DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & EVENTS
  • Christy Chilton
    MARKETING COORDINATOR
  • Grace Halligan
    EVENTS COORDINATOR
  • Kevin Rego
    PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
  • Jenna Thomas
    PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
  • Rodney Piatt
    PROGRAMMING MANAGER
  • Harrison Bender
    PROGRAMMING
  • Delaney McDonald
    PROGRAMMING INTERN
  • Sande Caplin
    WEBSITE DEVELOPER
  • Areyhon Collick
    INTERN (SOCIAL MEDIA)
  • Gavi Azoff
    INTERN (SOCIAL MEDIA)
  • Julie Buckler
    INTERN (SOCIAL MEDIA)
  • Alec Montiel
    INTERN
  • Steele Quinard
    INTERN
  • Zach Phillips
    INTERN

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