Mission Statement

"The Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) is a cultural, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to recognize and celebrate the art of cinema by showcasing Canadian and international films and filmmakers. Through its exhibition, education, and community development programs, WIFF builds audiences for Canadian content and talent, provides training opportunities for emerging filmmakers, and promotes the creative economy of Windsor and Southwestern Ontario."

WIFF Staff

Executive Director: Vincent Georgie

Managing Directors: Hayden Freker and Ian Wood

Technical Director: Lana Oppen

Director of Public Relations and Communications: Katharen Bortolin

Director of Innovative Programming: Vito Giovannetti

Volunteer Directors: Nour Hachem-Fawaz and Bianca Rivera

Data Asset Manager: Maria Cusumano

Social Media Coordinator: Dylan Kristy

Marketing /Events Coordinators: Dania Khalife and Issra Mehdi         

Guest Relations Coordinator: Lotus Pupulin

Box Office Coordinator: Jen Holson

Box Office Analyst: Shivani Bhardwaj

Webmaster: Richard Veroszlinden

Program Manager, 48 Hour FlickFest: Catrina Franzoi

Print Traffic: Alan Bull

Graphic Design and Layout: Dave Houle


WIFF Board Members

·  Marty Beneteau
·  Lysande Bisson
·  Ryan Donally
·  Angela Kaye
·  Mike Lesperance (Vice-Chair)
·  Mori McIntosh
·  Kim Nelson
·  Jeff O'Brien
·  Pat Papadeas (Secretary)
·  Priyanka Philip
·  Renée Trombley
·  Lynne Watts (Chair)
·  Martha Winterbottom (Treasurer)

Ambassadors: Mark Boscariol, Nick Cacciato, Peter Coady, Denise Deziel, Debra Henderson, Michael Reboulis, Lou Tortola,