Our Team

Barnes Film Festival runs mainly through the hard work and commitment of our Executive Team. All the members have normal jobs elsewhere, and work on the festival in their spare time. If you’re interested in joining our fantastic team, head over to the Volunteer page to check out any current opportunities!

Sam Cullis

Founder & Director

Tamsin IRving

Partnerships

Tereza Jichova

Head of Design

Alex Banks

Creative Director

Alison Lock

Marketing Director

JENNY EIKEN MO

Merchandise & Digital Media Coordinator

Mostafa Nagy

Technical Director

Paula Maguire

Programmer and Schools Liaison

Maythem Ridha

Head of Documentary

Jessi Maguire

UI/UX Designer & Online Web Hub Developer

Sue LOUGHLIN

HEAD OF ANIMATION

Augusto Nembrini

Operations

Hannah Donald

Head of Film Sound

Rory Campbell

Motion Graphics Designer

Charlotte Macleod

Special Advisor

Adam Cockerton

Poster Designer

Anna Pisano

Social Media Coordinator

Leigh Jenkins

Communications

Thomas Dale

Web Developer

Naomi Westerman

Grass Roots Lead

Lorna Hawthorne

Safeguarding Officer

Miranda Simmons

Sustainable Production Consultant

Isabelle Milligan

Sponsorship

Connor Picken

Submissions

Mark Mair

Online Streaming Coordinator

Jack Wilson

Short Fiction

Emma Carleschi

Blog

Tom Loan

Sustainability Coordinator

Viktorija Faith

Events

Iveta Trifonova

Interview Coordinator

Fred Bhat

Lead Presenter

Billy Kennedy

Youth Showcase Curator