The Back Row Manifesto is a blog about cinema. Tom Hall is the site’s author.
Tom is the Artistic Director of The Sarasota Film Festival in Sarasota, FL.
Previously, Tom held the position of Director of Programming at the Sarasota Film Festival (2005- 2010) and Programming Director at newportFILM in Newport, RI (2009-present). In addition, Tom was the Programmer for The Nantucket Film Festival in Nantucket, MA (2002-2005) as well as a former Director of New Media for Bravo/The Independent Film Channel (1997-2000). He has also worked in the Industry and Guest Services Offices at The Hamptons International Film Festival (2002-2003). In January of 2010, Tom was named one of Spring Board Media’s 20 under 40 in Film. Tom has directed short films for Bob Mould’s Carnival of Light and Sound Tour. A graduate of the University of Michigan (’94), Tom resides in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and son.
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