By Brian Brooks | Indiewire October 12, 2010 at 9:20AM
Robyn J. Myler has been named executive director of Aspen Film, the group said Tuesday. Reporting directly to the board, Myler will have overall responsibility for Aspen Film's short- and long-term strategies, day-to-day operations, artistic and fund-raising efforts, and communications and outreach. Myler joins forces with Laura Thielen, Aspen Film's artistic director. Myler has served on several nonprofit boards as both chairperson and member. Prior to joining Aspen Film, she practiced law in New York and Colorado.
"I am excited to be joining such a passionate team dedicated to bringing the best in cinema to the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond," commented Myler in a statement. "Aspen Film will continue to present exciting and pertinent films to our audience. We will build upon the great success of Aspen Film to expand our offerings and reach a wider audience and larger membership base."
Established in 1979, Aspen Film presents over 200 programs througout the year including Aspen Filmfest, Academy Screenings, Aspen Shortsfest, and Film Educates.