Craig Sussman

Festival Executive Director

A seasoned entertainment leader, Craig Sussman has a background as an entrepreneur and corporate executive in film, television, digital entertainment and music. While at Sony’s independent film arm, The Orchard, Sussman acquired films from Oscar Award Winning, Taika Waititi as well as acquiring award winning feature films.

Sussman currently serves as Executive Director of Associated Television International. In his prior positions, Sussman worked closely with major brands including Sony Wonder, Sony Music Entertainment, BMG Kids, BMG Music, National Geographic, Trimark Pictures, Showtime, UFC and others. He’s worked with major superstar music artists and represented prominent artists, actors, directors and producers early in his career. His passion is finding and nurturing talent and filmmakers.