Film Office Advisors

The KC Film Advisors are a collection of individuals who bring unique knowledge and skills that complement the KC Film Office (KCFO). An all-volunteer group, the KC Film Office Advisors act as a sounding board and facilitative arm for projects.

Alden Miller, President, IFCKC* | 913-980-9105, Twitter: @ifcKC

Andrea Sporcic Klund, Missouri Film Commissioner, MO Film Office | 573-526-3566, Twitter: @MOfilmoffice

Bryan Mangan, Production Professional | 816-728-8811,

Cindi Rogers, Film PR/Marketing, By George PR | 816-506-8732, Twitter: @ByGeorgePRKC

Heather Laird Casting Director, Wright Laird Casting | 816-531-0331,

Heidi Downer, Director of Marketing at KCMO Parks & Recreation |  816-513-7527, Twitter: @kcmoparks

Jim Giles, Director of Council & Community Relations, Office of Mayor Sly James, City of Kansas City, MO 816-513-6575,

Kathy Stepp, Financial Advisor, Stepp & Rothwell |

Larry Garrett Writer/Producer | 816-588-8200,

Megan Crigger, Director Creative Services, Office of Culture & Creative Services, City of Kansas City, MO | 816-513-2659,

Mitch Brian Cerberus Films, Ltd., Writer-Director, UMKC Assc. Professor | 913-488-5427,

Monica Espinosa, President, KCWIFT* | 913-219-9875, Twitter: @KCWIFT

Nathan Kincaid, Production Professional | 415-816-9407,

Pam Kelley Distribution/Local Government | 913-669-5192,

Ron Green, Executive Director, KC DigiStory Center | 816-804-5917, Twitter: @digiSTORYCenter

Shawn Edwards Film Critic/Director of Jewish Film Festival |

Steven Fuller, President, Film Society KC * & CinemaKC* | 816-500-9498, Twitter: @FilmSocietyKC, @CinemaKC

Susan Neuman, VP of Production, Barkley | 816-423-6046,

Susannah Evans Attorney, Hood Law Group and KCVLAA | 816-550-2866, Twitter: @KCVLAA

Tamara Falicov Associate Professor, Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Kansas | 816-729-7687,

Teri Rogers, President & CEO, HINT | 816-471-6554, Twitter: @hint_is

Tyler Smith, Executive Producer, VML | 913-219-8302,


*Presidents of these film organizations have ex officio advisor status – sitting presidents having an open invitation to be an advisor to the film office