NFMLA Staff

Susie Kim

Artistic Director

From producing the Program12 Art Events around the globe to her involvement with Vice Magazine and the A+D Architecture and Design Museum of Los Angeles, Susie Kim is known as a visionary and innovator.

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Larry Laboe

Executive Director

Larry Laboe began producing film, television, commercials and new media projects with international production and distribution company SXM. His first network series was NBC’s ‘Ctrl’ starring Tony Hale and Steve Howey.

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Rosalind Helfand

Education Programs Consultant

Rosalind Helfand has consulted in non-profit management and development for over 15 years. She works with non-profit organizations, community organizations, government, and campaigns.

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Andrew Acedo

Events & Outreach Director

Andrew Acedo is a UCLA graduate who is passionate about cinema, literature, Bojack Horseman, Kanye West and the Lakers. In college, he taught a course about the lack of access…

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Bojana Sandic

Programming Director

Bojana Sandic is a film festival programmer with an enthusiasm for emerging voices. She is the Shorts Programmer for South East European Film Festival in Los Angeles and a Senior Programmer at the Newport Beach Film Festival, where she was formerly Director of Short Film Programming.

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Cassandra Coppola

Administrative Assistant

Cassandra Coppola has been working in Los Angeles ever since she graduated from Syracuse University where she received her M.A. in Television, Radio and Film.

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Phillip Huynh

Web Developer & Designer

Phillip Huynh is an UX/UI Designer for Filmtools and her sister companies under the Magnasync company. For his side work, he works with various business owners, non-profits, and social media influencers to help bring their websites to life.