DC Film Alliance

Position: MANAGING DIRECTOR
Website: DC Film Alliance

DC Shorts champions short filmmaking. Through a series of regularly scheduled educational programs, screening opportunities, sharing resources via online tools, partnering with film, arts and business organizations, and our annual DC Shorts Film Festival, DC Shorts provides opportunities for filmmakers of every skill level to explore and learn their craft — while entertaining and expanding the horizons of audience members.

AREA OF MANAGEMENT
* Assisted in creating the organizational budget while responsible for all aspects of revenue generation through cash and in-kind support.
* Created and managed a development program to include diverse funding sources including Foundation Support, Corporate Support, Individual Giving, and Earned income
* Created and executed DC Film Alliance’s Arts Education Program, Professional Development Program, and Collective Impact Summits
* Created, executed, and managed a partnership program designed to increase brand awareness, ticket sales, and new programming
* Developed and promoted a wide range of volunteer opportunities for all DC Film Alliance’s events including DC Shorts, DC Film Alliance’s Signature Film Festival

ACCOMPLISHMENTS (Development)
* Increased sponsorships yearly by 30%
* Increased government funding yearly by 25%
* Increased community partnerships by 400%
* Secured all event venues through sponsorships
* Secured all beverage sponsors through sponsorships

* Received Guidestar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS (Programming)
* Programmed in under-served communities in DC’s Ward 7 & 8
* Increased educational and networking  opportunities
* Expanded Filmmaker Hospitality Program
* Highlighted Homeless / Transitional Housing Filmmakers
* Highlighted People w/ Disability Filmmakers
* Highlight Web Series and Women Directed Films
* Expanded Lunch Time Film Series to ensure access for all

Program Journals
2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013

PREVIOUSLY HELD POSITIONS
* Venue Manager, Speakeasy Shorts
* Venue Manager, Popcorn and Pasties
* Venue Manager, DC Wins
* Volunteer, DC Rewind

* Volunteer, DC Shorts Laughs
* Volunteer, DC Mentors