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EFFA is a not-for-profit festival (DGR charity) run by a dedicated and passionate team of volunteers. Our team brings together a wide variety of experience to curate the best environmental films from around the globe, in a creative and dynamic environment. 


Director: Chris Gerbing

Programming Manager: Nathan Senn

Programming Team: Mark Newbound, Bridie Dawson, Sophie Moore, Sophie Booth, Andrea Dixon, Jennifer Mcauliffe, Charlie Freedman, Kathryn Alley, Dai Le

Impact Manager: Alex Stott

Impact Team: Kim Ingles, Brendan McDonagh

Web & Content: Melissa Wellham

Social Media: Echo Chen

Media/PR: Jack Fryer, Siobhan McKenna

In-house Designer: Pia Richard

Education Team: Tess Macrae

Operations: Melissa Au

Sydney Manager: Mani Selvarajoo

Sydney Team: Louisa Scott, Francisco Medina, Bridie Dawson