The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival has appointed Richard Raddon its director and tapped Sundance press officer R.J. Millard director of marketing/publicity.
Raddon, a vet indie producer, will oversee all aspects of festival planning and format. His producing credits include the 1999 Sundance premiere “A Slipping Down Life,” starring Lili Taylor and Guy Pearce; “Shooting Lily,” winner of the Grand Prize at the 1997 South by Southwest Film Festival; and Arthur Borman’s ” … And God Spoke.”
Millard, who will continue to serve as the press officer for the Sundance Film Festival — where he has worked for the past five years — will head marketing and publicity for the sixth LAIFF, which unspools April 13-18.
Robert Faust, who created the LAIFF in 1995, has stepped down as festival director but will play an advisory role.