Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema announced today a recent internal restructure, including four new hires and seven staff promotions.

“These internal additions and shifts will enhance our team’s abilities to execute and deliver on multiple Film Center + Cinema activations planned for the Birmingham community this year,” says Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema Executive Director, Chloe Cook.

New Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema staff include:

Nick Adrian, Marketing Manager

 

 

 

Jessica Chriesman, Director of Education and Outreach

 

 

 

Patrick Johnson, Programming Team Member

 

 

 

Meryem Tunagar, Programming Team Member

 

 

 

Existing Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema staff receiving internal promotions include:

Desteni Clifton, promoted from Bartender to Lead Bartender and Concessionaire

 

 

 

Sam Eddins, promoted from Tech Director to Director of Film Exhibition

 

 

 

Casey Engelbrecht, promoted from Marketing Manager to Director of Operations

 

 

 

Tonya Fleming, promoted from Box Office Associate to Box Office and Office Manager

 

 

 

T. Marie King, promoted from Shorts Programmer to Lead Shorts Programmer and Black Lens Programmer

 

 

 

Danielle Muratorri, promoted from Special Events Manager to House and Events Manager

 

 

 

Catherine Wright, promoted from Development Coordinator to Director of Development

 

 

 

“As we look to how we as an organization want to grow and succeed in 2022, we know none of that progress is possible without a committed team to lead all efforts,” Cook said. “Our future is definitely made brighter by these staff changes, and we look forward to what’s next together.”

August 22-28, 2022

Sidewalk Film Festival

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