Sandra Hebron is the Artistic Director, bfi Film Festivals, responsible for The Times bfi London Film Festival and the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, two of Europe’s leading public film festivals. She began her working life in academia, researching in the fields of sociology and cultural studies. She has worked in independent film exhibition for over fifteen years, and was Cinemas Director at Manchester’s Cornerhouse before joining the bfi Festivals Department in 1997. She has made several short films, regularly writes and broadcasts about cinema, and is currently Chair of Lux, the London-based organisation specialising in distributing and promoting artists’ films and videos.
|2007 Jury Member|