Summary: Welcome to CIFF Speaks, the official podcast for the 44th Cleveland International Film Festival. #CIFF44
CIFF44 Reinvented / S02 Episode 03
On Monday, March 2nd CIFF44 Program Guides will hit the streets! But 216 pages of Festival goodness doesn’t come together overnight. If you’ve ever wondered how the CIFF Program Guide comes to fruition, sit back and listen as Dee and Aaron speak with CIFF staff: Allie Freeman, Bill Guentzler, and Grace Sullivan.
Happy Halfway to CIFF44! / S02 Episode 01
Today CIFF Speaks with CIFF Executive Director Marcie Goodman and director Jamie Babbit about DReam Catcher – the Festival’s newest award and program, which honors the life and memory of beloved and long-serving CIFF trustee Dave Ream. Listen in as Jamie also speaks about her journey from being an intern on a Martin Scorsese film to award-winning director.
Today CIFF speaks with Lela Meadow-Connor, Executive Director of Film Festival Alliance, and Cara Ogburn, Milwaukee Film Festival Director and Education Director and Film Festival Alliance Board Member about why they chose CIFF43 as the location for their first FFA Regional Roundtable of 2019.
Today CIFF Speaks with Artistic Director Bill Guentzler about the Festival's esteemed competitions and awards, and their importance.
Today CIFF Speaks with Associate Director Patrick Shepherd about CIFF East, the Festival's residency in University Circle.
Today CIFF Speaks with Projection Manager Kat Cory Touschner, about how the digital conversion of film has affected the festival world, and how the changing landscape has its own set of challenges.
Today CIFF Speaks to Shorts Programming Manager Paul Sloop about the process of curating the nearly 240 short films screening at this year's Festival.
Today CIFF Speaks with Special Programs Director Beth Steele Radisek about the Festival's longest-running educational program, FilmSlam.
Today CIFF Speaks with this year's Director Spotlight Award recipient Jennifer Baichwal on her history with CIFF, and what winning this award means to her.
Today CIFF speaks with Artistic Director Bill Guentzler about tips and tricks for creating your Festival screening schedule.
Today CIFF speaks with Special Programs Director Beth Steele Radisek about what it takes to manage the thousands of submissions the Festival receives each year.
Today CIFF speaks with Associate Director Patrick Shepherd about CIFF West, the Festival's residency in the Gordon Square Arts District.
Today CIFF speaks with Artistic Director Bill Guentzler about the launch of CIFF43, with the Opening Night Film THE ETRUSCAN SMILE.