Ananya Ohri - Executive Director
An educator and filmmaker, Ananya holds a Master’s degree in Cinema and Media Studies from York University where she researched participatory documentary processes, ranging from community based video work in India and Canada, to online cyber-community video creations. She brings together a diversity of experiences in conceptualizing and organizing community based art projects.
Amanda Pileggi - Festival Manager
In her role as Festival Manager at the Regent Park Film Festival, Amanda is grateful to witness the power of storytelling in building cohesive and supportive communities. She is dedicated to maintaining an honest and critical approach to the intersection of arts and culture and city-building. Amanda has worked at major festivals in Toronto, such as the Toronto International Film Festival and Luminato, and previously sat on the Board of Directors at the South Asian Visual Arts Centre. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Systems and Cultural Studies from McGill University.
Emieke Geldof - Bookkeeper
Emieke is exceptional in keeping all financial records in tip-top shape at the Regent Park Film Festival. Emieke was interested in the work being done at the Festival, and after meeting the team she knew it was the right fit for her. Emieke also keeps the books at Casa Pueblito, and prior to joining the team here, Emieke was the accounting manager for a small software development company. Before coming to Canada, Emieke was a teacher in New Zealand. Personally, Emieke enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, painting, and canoeing. She is also a volunteer for the Toronto Parkdale Horticultural Society, maintaining their website, as well as being the 2nd Vice President on the Board of Directors.