Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival


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Kris Mendoza

pronouns: he/him
Interim Board Chair

With an NYU Film degree and a Wharton MBA, Kris seamlessly balances creativity and business at his flagship company, Maestro Filmworks, an Emmy Award-winning video production company founded in 2005 known for strong visual story-telling. Kris has produced hundreds of projects ranging from broadcast, commercial, narrative, and documentary in nature, and continues to serve clients ranging from Fortune 100 brands to startups and nonprofits. Currently, Kris also serves on the board of the Pennsylvania Film Industry Association, the advisory board of PHLCVB Diversity, and is a Film Industry Partner at the Greater Philadelphia Film Office.

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Tricia Coonrad

pronouns: she/her

Tricia has worked in the content and entertainment industry for over 16 years and is currently a Programming Partnerships and Strategy Lead at Comcast Cable Communications. She promotes diverse content programming partnerships and strategic initiatives around the inclusion of Asian American, African American, International, and Hispanic-focused networks on Comcast platforms.