Meet the Team

What started as a conversation among family and friends has become an established festival for independent filmmakers and like-minded fans from all over Texas, the United States and the world. Our staffers take pride in delivering the friendliest festival experience you’ll find anywhere. Get to know us and see for yourself.

Natalie Burge

Creative Director

Lee Higgins

Public Relations Director

Noelle Newby

Development Director

Matt Ward


William F. Reed

Technical Director

Anderson William

Assistant Technical Director

Rachel Higgins

Production Assistant

Thomas Merryman

Digital Assets Manager

April Soechting


Steve Soechting

Production Assistant