MIFF Board & Staff

MIFF Board

Teresa Zolnierkiewicz – Chair
Tim McGregor
– Deputy Chair
Mike Baard
Sally Caplan
Josh Chye
Zahava Elenberg
Dr Andrew Lu AM

MIFF Staff


Al Cossar – Artistic Director
Mark Woods – Industry Director / Executive Producer
Victoria Pope – Commercial Operations Director
Amanda Sole – Finance Manager


Kate Fitzpatrick – Programmer 
Kate Jinx – Programmer
Mia Falstein-Rush – Program Manager
Liam Carter – Program Coordinator
Luke Goodsell – Critics Campus Producer
Michael Sun – Critics Campus Assistant

Marketing & Communications

Claire La Greca – Head of Marketing & Communications
Adolfo Aranjuez – Publications & Content Manager
Damon Branecki – Digital Content Producer
Sophia Petropoulos – Marketing Campaign & Projects Coordinator
Elwyn Murray – Graphic Designer


Sarah Wild – Head of Partnerships
Georgina Wills – Partnerships Manager


Brad Macdonald – Head of Philanthropy & Festival Development
Sophie Scott – Membership & Administration Coordinator

Finance & Administration

Cecily Wallace – Accounts

Systems & Ticketing

Jeff Williams – Head of Systems & Ticketing
Nick Turner – Ticketing Manager
Bonnie Perry – Box Office Manager
Jordan Willis – Data & Ticketing Coordinator


Duane Rowley – Head of Festival Operations
Mark Jakowenko – Head of Guest Services & Special Projects
Erin Hutchinson – Venues Operations Manager
Alice McShane – Guest Services Manager
Calista Campbell – Events Manager
Chris Elliott – Technical Manager
Tom Middleditch – Access Coordinator

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

Eddie Coupe – Industry Programs Executive
Scott Joblin – Industry Coordinator

Festival Publicists: Common State

Luke McKinnon
Jadan Carroll
Alice Lewinsky
Caitlyn Miles
Leigh-Anne Ramirez