Manager & Associate Programmer | Sundance Film Festival

Born in Brazil, Ana Souza was partially raised in Amsterdam and now lives in Los Angeles. She works at Sundance as Manager of the Programming department and Associate Programmer on the features team. She programmed shorts and features for the LA Film Festival for several years before becoming Head Programmer of World Fiction for their last edition in 2018, and she was an Associate Programmer of Short Films for AFI FEST for three years. Her work has ranged from programming to filmmaker relations and event production in festivals including Outfest, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, the LA Latino International Film Festival, Ambulante California, and NALIP’s Latino Media Fest, among others. She has previously been a programming fellow for Film Independent’s Project Involve and the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Industry Academy. She holds a BA from the University of Warwick and an MA from the University of Southern California.