Lisa Haller has worked in film festival programming and strategy for over 10 years. She is currently the Senior Short Film Programmer at the Whistler Film Festival (Canada). Previously, Lisa worked with the Toronto International Film Festival programming team as the Canadian film manager and programmer for TIFF Short Cuts. She has served on juries and panels for film festivals such as the Atlantic International Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, Norwegian Short Film Festival, and Toronto International Film Festival. Lisa holds a Master’s in Communication and Culture at York University and Toronto Metropolitan University. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia with her husband and rambunctious twin toddlers.