- Film & Television Archive
Amanda Salazar is a film curator and arts advocate with a background in film festival programming, theatrical booking, arts organization administration and digital distribution. Concurrently in her role as public programmer at the Archive, she will continue as a short film programmer at the Sundance Film Festival and as a senior programmer of Narrative Features at the Sonoma International Film Festival. Additionally, she is the co-director of Camera Obscura, a yearly pop-up cinema held in Petaluma, CA, that showcases obscure and experimental films. Her passion for serving independent artists led her to collaboratively co-found the Bay Area Media Makers Summit, a yearly gathering that focuses on the needs of makers in the Bay Area. Previously she was a programmer at SFFILM, the Cinema programmer at the Northwest Film Forum, and oversaw acquisitions at independent streaming companies Fandor and Argo. She holds a B.A. in Film Studies from Chapman University.
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