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

General Board of Directors

Lina Plath

Harry Kasanow

Alan Wallack

David Shapiro

Ed Koplos

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
  • Grace Halligan
    Production & Education Coordinator
  • Christina Rullan
    Production Manager
  • Rodney Piatt
    Programmer
  • Ed Koplos
    Programmer
  • Pablo Rullan
    Guest Services
  • Ashley Fons
    Marketing Manager
  • Bill Carnes
    Transportation Captain
  • Dawn Mays
    VIP Coordinator
  • Sue Szylwin
    Print Traffic Coordinator
  • Tammy-Mariah Gill
    Production Assistant
  • Nicholas Marshall
    Production Assistant
  • Connor Farell
    PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
  • Keara Davis
    Intern
  • Laylah Cortijo
    Intern
  • James Napier
    Intern
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