Taos Shortz Film Fest Staff



 Executive Director: Anna Cosentine

Founder, programmer, marketing, acquisitions, public relations, grant writer, head honcho and recent recipient of the "Remarkable Women of Taos" Award. She is a submission judge for the documentary and live narrative sections at the Mill Valley Film Festival, Starz Denver Film Festival and has worked as event coordinator for 6 years for the Taos Mountain Film Festival. Ms. Cosentine has acquired 2 Bachelors of Arts degrees from UNM/ Albuquerque in Journalism and Photography.


Program Director: Duprelon "tizzz" Tizdale

Mr. Tizdale has over 30 years experience in festival, film and live theatre productions. He specializes in digital cinema and the workings of video codecs, and it his technical expertise and production capabilities that make Taos Shortz run professionally and with style. He currently works with major Hollywood film productions: The Homesman, True Grit, 310 to Yuma, Seal Team Six, Brothers and many more.



Technical Director: Todd Ritchie


Todd came to TSFF a few years ago from LA, and has a background in marketing and productionTech Director/ San Francisco Independent Film Festival, Asst Marketing Director/Graphic Artist/ Landmark Theaters, Creative Director/ Leo Films


Art Director: Liliana Mejía

Lily is a multimedia artist, born and raised in Bogotá Colombia. She has a B.A. in Fine Arts with an emphasis in multimedia, from the Universidad de los Andes. Her video "Fantasmas en la Memoria Colectiva" (Ghosts in the Collective Memory), was broadcast on Colombian National Television in 1999 and her sound installation "Soniedro" was part of the 9th National Contemporary Musical Festival in 2000. She has been living in the United States since 2001 where she has been teaching and working with artists in diverse media to develop their creative work, including exhibitions and portfolios in digital fine art printing.



Meet Our Jury


Meet our Submission Committee






TaosShortz is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment of the Arts.











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