Louise Fox

Louise Fox

Festival Director

Louise is a graduate of Falmouth University (MA) and appointed Director of the Cornwall Film Festival. Louise has curated film and video exhibitions, run short film competitions and workshops, and organised screenings for international artist feature films, in roles including Director of the Front Room Projects and the Salt Gallery. She is working tirelessly to bring film to new audiences across Cornwall through a year-round programme of screenings, working with partner organisations and sponsors and, of course, through the delivery of a great festival.

Henry Austwick

Henry Austwick

Productions Manager

Henry runs the ESF Get Creative programme at CFF and delivers crafts skills workshops. He is an Actor and been in many shorts and HE TV productions, he is a Swashbuckler

Sally Brown

Sally Brown

Administrator

I have a Masters in English Literature with the Uni of Sheffield. I work in proofreading and editing, copy editing and web editing. Previously I was Learning Services English Specialist Tutor at Truro College creating Individual Learner Plans in accordance with EHCP’s. I also run a local singing group The Jolly Strumpets

Ellen Duffy-Martin

Ellen Duffy-Martin

Finance

I love the creative and charity sectors. I’m truly passionate about helping these organisations flourish and grow. Previously working with a charity accountant in Penzance and at Creative Kernow, Krowji she now runs EDM Bookeeping

Ben Howe

Ben Howe

Festival Trustee

My Name is Ben Howe, I have a passion for Film, Television and Radio. I studied BA (Hons) Television at Falmouth University (1st class). Previously I studied Creative Media Production BTEC Extended Diploma at Truro and Penwith College I was selected to become part of the 2015/16 BFI Film Academy as a producer on our film Chalk. I have also been involved in radio production and participated in the Pirate FM programming Academy. I am the youngest Trustee at Cornwall Film Festival

Dave Harris

Dave Harris

Technical Manager

Dave is a Cinephile with a passion for archive and heritage film he curated the BFI Britain on Film project for Cornwall Film Festival. He is general manager at Merlin Cinema. Previously from Leeds, he has worked on festivals and is a technical legend!

Dominic Weeks

Dominic Weeks

Growing up in West Cornwall Dom was a keen actor in local amateur dramatics and often partook in stage show and large music events. He pursued a BA photography degree at Falmouth University, where his practice saw him undertake large scale projects including full scale set builds and pop up cinemas. As his technical skillset developed he found his passion for film and after graduating for his degree, he has spent the past year working in the TV industry across a range of factual entertainment programming for BBC, Betty and TwoFour. Alongside working with the festival Dom is looking to progress into drama production and is currently developing his first short film.

Samantha Pentin

Samantha Pentin

Volunteer

Samantha Pentin been involved in the creative arts industries for over twenty-five years in both France and the UK, working with the National Trust, Trinity Mirror Group and a variety of specialised businesses and publishers. A graduate of Falmouth University, Sam recently returned to live in Cornwall to run an art focused events management business. She loves to sketch & paint herself and writes under her maiden name of Stone. With one novel already under her belt, she has another two in the pipeline, one of which is being currently being realised as a high-end TV series. She is also involved with a couple of publishing collaborations with a world renowned artist and a Man Booker prize nominee.

Lucile Bourliaud

Lucile Bourliaud

Short Film Producer

Lucile spends most of her time at the local arthouse #cinema, where she discovered her love of short films. She started programming for Lille International Short Film Festival & Festival Regard in Quebec. In 2015, she joined the team at Flatpack Festival, where she now programmes and coordinates the short film competition

Isaiah Cheng

Isaiah Cheng

Festival Ambassador

Growing up in Singapore, Isaiah found himself in Falmouth where he's currently pursuing a BA (Hons) in Photography. His passion resides in the visual arts, programming, and arts management