Chloe Cook, Executive Director, Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema, Sidewalk Film Festival
Chloe is a native of Talladega, Alabama and received her BA in Communication from Auburn University. Chloe has served in the role of Executive Director at Sidewalk since 2009. Under her leadership ticket sales for the annual Sidewalk Film Festival have quadrupled and the Fest has been recognized multiple times by international film industry press, most recently being named one of the "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" (MovieMaker magazine 2017) and twice named one of the "Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" (MovieMaker magazine, 2015, 2014). Currently Chloe is leading a $4.9 million dollar capital campaign to fund the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema, a 11,000+ square foot, two screen movie theatre and film education center that will be located in the lower level of the Pizitz Building, in the heart of the Historic Theatre District. The new facility is expected to open in August 2019.
She lives in Glen Iris with her 12 year old daughter, Clea, her husband Josh, and a very loud beagle mix, Sox.