ARTISTIC TEAM

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Christina wayne
Festival Director

Christina Wayne is CEO of Assembly Entertainment, with an overall deal at ITV Studios America, where she develops and produces scripted dramas worldwide for cable and digital platforms. She currently is executive producer, with Jim Carrey, on Showtime's I’m Dying Up Here.

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BILL PERSKY
FESTIVAL CHAIRMAN

Bill Persky is a 5 time Emmy Award winning writer, director and producer for shows such as the Dick Van Dyke ShowThat GirlSid CaesarBill Cosby and Kate And Allie.  


FOUNDERS

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Noah ANd Lauren Doyle

Lauren Doyle is an associate in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. 

Jonathan Shafter

Jonathan Shafter is an investor in the financial services sector.

 
 

PRODUCTION TEAM

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Michaela Qvale
Producer

Gersh Agency

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LeaH Caddigan
Producer

Indie Director/Producer

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Justin Skelly
Producer

Columbia U Class of 2019


SENIOR ADVISORS

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LESlie STevens
Director of communications

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John Zamoiski
chief Marketing officer

Fandor

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Andrea Spiegel
Chief of Design

VSA Partners

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Cathy Boyle
Director of Sponsors


EVENTS TEAM

 
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Harlan FriedmAn
EVENTS MANAGER

Harlan Agency