Film Office Adviser Group

The KC Film Advisers 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 Advisers 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

Erin Zimmerman  President, KCWIFT* | 816-456-3185, Twitter: @KCWIFT

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

Heidi Markle 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,

Justin Begnaud  Producer |

Kathy Stepp  Financial Advisor, Stepp & Rothwell |

Larry Garrett (Adviser at Large)  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,

Nathan Kincaid  Production Professional | 415-816-9407,

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

Peter Jasso Director Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission | 785-296-2178,

Rick Brook  President CinemaKC* | 913-909-9627,  Twitter: @CinemaKC

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* | 816-500-9498, Twitter: @FilmSocietyKC

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,

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