Publicist & Patron Manager Taylor Bradley has been working with the Festival since 2019. Originally from Los Angeles, her experience in the entertainment industry spans over 14 years. Taylor has been a Press Guide for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences since 2015 and has worked for C-Suite Executives at HBO, CBS, Disney, and STX Entertainment since 2014. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts (Playwriting) from the University of Iowa, and after graduation founded a non-profit theatre organization: 48 Hours Theatre. In her spare time, she volunteers with NAMI as a traveling guest speaker and advocate for mental health awareness. She is the author of three collections of poetry, six plays, and she has just finished her first full-length novel. Taylor has worked over 50 film premieres, gallery openings, festivals, galas, and award shows in California, but is excited to finally make the move to New Orleans.