Film Festival Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of three new board members for 2023. Get to know our new board members below, and check out our complete list of 2023 board members here.2023 New Board Members:
Carley Callahan, Seattle International Film FestivalCarley Callahan is the Festival Producer at SIFF. Responsible for the planning and execution of SIFF’s festival programs, you can find her running around with a radio on at SIFF’s annual DocFest, Cinema Italian Style, Noir City, and flagship event - the Seattle International Film Festival. Before joining SIFF in 2017, Carley started out as a production assistant at the Telluride Film Festival in 2014, and quickly became part of the film festival industry, working at film festivals such as Sundance, Tribeca, Mill Valley, SFFILM, and Provincetown Film Festival. She studied in the Studio for Interrelated Media program at the Massachusetts College of Arts and Design. Carley lives in Wallingford, Seattle with her partner, and when not film festival-ing, she's sewing her own handmade clothes.Logan Crow, The Frida Cinema
Logan Crow is the founder and Executive Director of The Frida Cinema, a community-based, mission-driven art house cinema which has served Orange County as its sole non-profit movie theater since 2014. A lifelong film enthusiast with a particular affinity for horror, cult, and camp cinema, and a passionate advocate for arts education and community-building, Crow also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Arts Orange County and OC LGBT Pride. Previous to founding The Frida Cinema, Crow was a founding board member of the Long Beach Cinematheque and Cultural Alliance of Long Beach.
Justice Obiaya, Atlanta Film Society
Justice Obiaya is the Marketing & Community Relations Director for the Atlanta Film Society (ATLFS), one of the oldest and largest art nonprofits in the region dedicated to supporting Georgia's rapidly growing film production industry. ATLFS’ signature event is the annual 11-day, Oscar-Qualifying, Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF). Each year, ATLFF selects over 150 films, from nearly 10,000 submissions, to showcase to 25,000+ attendees. In addition to working with ATLFS, he serves as the Marketing Committee Chair for Out On Film, Atlanta’s Oscar-Qualifying LGBTQ+ film festival; and on the board of directors for ASIFA-South, the US southeastern chapter of the International Animated Film Association.