The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today that
Sean Mc Manus has joined the IFP team as its Director of External Affairs.
Mc Manus, who worked for Film Independent from 1998 through this earlier year when he stepped down as co-president, will oversee marketing and development efforts
for the IFP’s annual events including the Gotham Awards, Independent Film Week,
and Filmmaker Magazine. He will split his time between New York and Los
Angeles, representing IFP on both coasts.
Mc Manus joins IFP’s previously announced staff hires for
the Media Center including: Director of Programming, Brent Hoff and Managing
Director of Operations & Administration, Andrea Baker, and Producer of Education
Programs, Nekisa Cooper.