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festival team

Managing Director: The White Bus Ltd 
Festival Director: Southend-on-Sea Film Festival and Horror on Sea Film Festival


Festival Director's PA Gala Night: Emma Perry


Front of House Manager (Opening Gala): David Simpson

VIP Assistants:  Claudia Brown & Fran Brown

Front of House Managers (Main Festival): Vanda Moyse & Jan Wallis

Financial Director: Stephen Podgorney

Programming: Paul Cotgrove

Public Relations: Tracy Jones (Brera)

Brochure Editor & Programme Notes: David Simpson

Website Design & Development: Vanda Moyse

Brochure Design & Development: Lucy Player

Social Media Manager: Lou Dobson

Photography: Niki Cornish


Head AV Technician: Guy Douglas

Projection Team: Guy Douglas, Jon Eastoe, Chris Izod, Leah Laverick & Mark Joseph


Festival Technical Support: Brian Warrens 

Festival Assistants: Tina Cotgrove, Robert Farrow, Luke Jennings, Peter Moorhouse, Marcia Moorhouse,  Charlie Navarro, Kathryn Rosoman & Heather Vine

Special Thanks: Celtic Marches, Daryl Easlea, Ed Findlay, Neil Harding,  Phil Morrison, Art of The Village,  Philip Rogers & Rebekah Louisa Smith - The Film Festival Doctor

Please email if you wish to contact any member of the team

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