The International Film Series is run by a small but dedicated staff of movie lovers. Look for us at any show and let us know how we're doing.
Pablo Kjolseth, IFS Executive Director. IFS Executive Director Pablo Kjolseth's other duties at IFS include being its Chief Financial Officer, Senior Programmer, Researcher, Program Guide Editor, Print Traffic Manager & Coordinator, Billing Coordinator, Office Coordinator, Human Resources & Payroll Coordinator, Development Coordinator for Special Events, Sales & Marketing Director, Website Manager, Customer Service Manager, and Finance Director. He has over 20 years experience working in various jobs related to the film industry, including acquisitions for cable tv, reading scripts for development, and writing film reviews for Turner Classic Movies.
John Adams, Graphic Design & Layout. John Adams created the graphics for the IFS web site and produces the IFS schedule and print ads. He's a Boulder area digital graphic artist, cartoonist and 3-D modeler/animator whose work can be seen at John Adams Graphic Art.
Marty Mapes, Webmaster. Editor of Movie Habit, Marty oversaw the recent redevelopment of our web site. A computer whiz and a movie lover, Marty is a great addition to our staff for all things computer- and website-related.
Nick Reed, Assistant IFS Underground Programmer. Nick Reed is a discerning cinephile and writer for Movie Habit.
John Templeton, Senior Union Projectionist. John Templeton has 40 years experience as a projectionist and has worked as a camera operator on films such as Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, and many more.
Grant Speich is known by many as an intimidating person but underneath this rough-and-tumble exterior is a passionate lover of the arts. On literally more than one occasion, Grant has donated a generous amount of money (relatively speaking) to PBS. He is a BA and BFA Film major born and raised in Colorado and looks forward to creating a pleasant viewing experience for you this year.
Becca Oliver, Cashier. Becca is a film and anthropology student. She likes to develop film and travel and play the ukulele. She wants to learn a bunch of languages and create awesome things.
Danny Beard is an experimental-documentary filmmaker who was diagnosed with Cinephilia in 1989. To date no cure has been found and is something that he lives with everyday.
Paloma Wodehouse Paloma Wodehouse is a dedicated film student interested in cinematography. She is from Telluride CO and has always been an avid lover of film as an art form. Creativity is her strong suit and she hopes to exploit it as a DP and one day work for a film festival.
Lily Grisafi is a senior majoring in Film Production and Geology. Yes, her goal is to make movies about rocks. Just kidding. She dreams of spending her days acting in film and saving animals.
Ivan Hornett Senior FILM & TAM student from Massachusetts who enjoys films by Ozu, Malick, Apichatpong and Brakhage among others.
Erin Swenson is very excited to be a part of IFS this year. She a film major and music technology student currently pursuing her BFA in film. During her time at CU and after she hopes to create works that reflect her interest in film and music as an explorative art form. Some of her influences include Michel Gondry, Chris Cunningham, Werner Herzog, Bjork, Scott Walker, Tom Ellard, and Glen O'Brien's TV Party.
Zoe Harris is working towards a double degree film major and a minor in philosophy. She likes to travel and mess around in the dark room with the film and chemicals and then go spend time in the sunshine.
Jason Phelps, IFS Minion and Projectionist, unsure of what to say about himself, simply mailed over a dried-out Sharpie, a drawing of what we believe to be a status bar, a check for the amount of $0.83, and a piece of paper with the words "you're welcome" scribbled on it. Thanks?