Our committee is made up of a diverse group of experienced animators and art supporters in the industry. We aim to make sure we are inclusive of true representatives for all voices, and our leaders represent a wide range of ages, genders, races, nationalities, sex orientations, and sexual identities.


Asante Bradford (Georgia Department of Economical Development)

Kristy Breneman (Atlanta Film Society, Creative Director)

Allyssa Lewis (Animation Life LLC, Founder)

Matthew Maloney (Savannah College of Art and Design, Associate Chair of Animation)

Christina Maloney (Savannah College of Art and Design, Professor of Motion Media)

Fatimah Abdullah (Trick3D, Producer)

Jeanette Gregory (Turner Classics Movie)

Jennifer Chandler



Linda Simensky

Stephen Mank

Noeve Warren

Madeline Fan

Sarah Fay Krom

Lou Hertz

Joe Peery

Brett W. Thompson


Executive Director 

Marisa Ginger Tontaveetong

Business Development Manager

Davonne Dupart

Children’s Workshop Coordinator 

Chris Malone

Children’s Workshop Assistant

Dante DeStefano

LA Liason

Jimmie Jackson

Business & Operations Director

Justice Obiaya

Marketing Manager

Prosenjit Bagchi

Lead Designer

Khushnam Mirza

Public Relations

Charles Quinniey

Motion Designer

Yadnee Kohok

Programming Director

Lee Anne Goldman

Programming Coordinator

Colin Wheeler

Programmer / Savannah Liason

Nadine Promes


Casandra Brewton-Johnson 


Mina Valizadeh

Summer Interns

Casandra Brewton-Johnson (Marketing)

Fall Interns

Karina Yuwono (Media)

Ida Hem (Workshops)


Winter Interns

Win Leerasanthanah (Workshop/ Events)

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