Stan Shields' Picks
SIFF Festival Programming Manager Stan Shields picks some of his highlights from the 2019 Festival.
Stan joined the SIFF programming team in 2004, after working with them as a guest artist/producer on their Screenwriter Salon program and Exploding Cinema events. Since then, he has worked with them as a Features and Shorts Programmer, a Programming Coordinator, and as an Event Producer. He assumed the position of Festival Programming Manager in January 2017. Previously he served as the Operations Manager for Intiman Theatre and a guest curator for the Bumbershoot Arts Festival and On the Boards, and taught at the Cornish College of the Arts. He is chairman emeritus of The 14/48 Projects Board of Directors, recipient of the 2008 Seattle Mayor's Arts Award.