A founder of indieWIRE in 1996, Eugene Hernandez is the Director of Digital Strategy at the Film Society of Lincoln Center where he runs new initiatives for the leading forty year old film organization. In recent years, Eugene has served as an instructor at The New School in Manhattan and participated as a juror and panelist at international film festivals including Sundance, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival, and many others. As a reporter he has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, Variety, Screen International, FILMMAKER Magazine, and The Hollywood Reporter. He has also served as a consultant to non-profit film and arts organizations, including Creative Capital Foundation and AIVF, and as a funding panelist for the NEA, ITVS and the Sundance Documentary Program. He is a frequent member of selection committees for the annual Independent Spirit Awards. Eugene previously spent 5 years at ABC-TV, ultimately working in its emerging Multimedia division as a producer of websites for ABC News and the annual Academy Awards. While at UCLA, he headed of the Campus Events Commission, overseeing a film program, lecture series, and live concert promotion.