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The Team

The team behind the Paris World Cinema Festival is dedicated to ensuring a smooth and successful event each season. Comprised of experienced professionals in the fields of film production, event planning, and marketing, the team works tirelessly to bring together the best in international cinema for audiences to enjoy. From coordinating film submissions and selecting the official lineup to handling logistics and promoting the festival, the team is committed to delivering a truly memorable experience for all involved. With a passion for film and a wealth of industry knowledge, the team is dedicated to making the Paris World Cinema Festival a truly important event in the world.

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Paige Hawkins is the driving force behind the Paris World Cinema Festival. As the Festival Manager, she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the event, from coordinating film submissions and handling logistics to promoting the festival.

 

Paige has a wealth of experience in the film industry, having worked on a variety of productions and events in the past. Her passion for cinema and commitment to excellence make her the ideal candidate to lead the festival and ensure its continued success.

With a keen eye for talent and a deep understanding of the industry, Paige is able to bring together a diverse and exciting selection of films for audiences to enjoy each year. Her ability to navigate the complex world of festival planning and management is matched only by her unwavering dedication to the festival and its mission to showcase the best in international cinema.

Under her leadership, the Paris World Cinema Festival has grown to become one of the premier events in the film calendar, attracting filmmakers and movie enthusiasts from around the world.

Paige is known for her ability to work closely with a wide range of stakeholders, including filmmakers, sponsors, and media partners, to bring the festival together. Her approachable, organized and dedicated nature makes her a valuable asset to the

Paris World Cinema Festival team and her leadership is a vital part of the festival's continued success.

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Benny K. Fraley is the festival coordinator of the Paris World Cinema Festival, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and logistics of the event. He is a highly skilled professional with a background in event planning and production, which makes him a valuable asset to the festival team. With a keen attention to detail and a passion for cinema, Benny plays a crucial role in ensuring the festival runs smoothly and is a memorable experience for all involved.

Benny's strong organizational skills and ability to multitask are evident in his coordination of the selection and scheduling of films, as well as managing the logistics of the event, including venue coordination, equipment rental, and staffing.

He works closely with the festival's media partners and sponsors to ensure the festival is well-promoted and well-attended. His knowledge and experience in event management and coordination have been instrumental in making the festival a success.

With his hardworking and dedicated nature, Benny is always looking for ways to improve the festival experience for attendees and filmmakers alike.

 

He is known for his ability to anticipate and troubleshoot potential issues, ensuring that everything runs smoothly from start to finish. His energy and enthusiasm for the festival are contagious and make him a joy to work with. Benny's contribution to the Paris World Cinema Festival is vital in bringing together a world-class event that showcases the best in international cinema, and his leadership is a key factor in the festival's continued success.

Martha Jenkins is the festival director of the Paris World Cinema Festival, responsible for leading the festival's artistic vision and strategic direction.

 

She is a highly accomplished film professional with extensive experience in the industry, having worked on a wide range of productions and festivals throughout her career. Her passion for cinema, combined with her artistic vision, make her the ideal candidate to lead the festival and ensure its continued success.

As festival director, Martha is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the festival, from film selection to programming, marketing, and promotion. She works closely with a team of professionals to curate a diverse and exciting selection of films for audiences to enjoy each year.

With her keen eye for talent and deep understanding of the industry, Martha is able to bring together a lineup that is both thought-provoking and entertaining.

Martha's leadership style is characterized by her ability to work closely with a wide range of stakeholders, including filmmakers, sponsors, and media partners. Her approachable, organized and dedicated nature makes her a valuable asset to the Paris World Cinema Festival team and her leadership is a vital part of the festival's continued success. She is also known for her ability to create an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere at the festival, providing a platform for voices from underrepresented communities.

 

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Theodore Bloch is the go-to person for all matters related to film submissions and communications at the Paris World Cinema Festival. He handles all aspects of submitter relations and is the primary point of contact for filmmakers and production companies looking to submit their work to the festival. Theodore is known for his ability to navigate the complex world of festival submissions and his dedication to providing excellent customer service.

Theodore's background in film production and marketing makes him well-suited for his role at the festival. He has a deep understanding of the industry and a keen eye for talent, which allows him to effectively manage the large volume of film submissions the festival receives each year.

He is responsible for coordinating the selection and scheduling of films, as well as managing the logistics of the event, including venue coordination, equipment rental, and staffing. Theodore's strong organizational skills and ability to multitask make him an asset to the festival, and his dedication to the event is evident in the seamless execution of the festival each year.

In addition to his duties related to film submissions, Theodore also handles the festival's communications, including media relations and public relations. He is responsible for ensuring that the festival is well-promoted and well-attended, working closely with media partners and sponsors to ensure that the festival is widely covered in the press and that its message reaches the maximum number of people globally.

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