Melbourne International Comedy Festival acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we work and live. We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' spirit, imagination and rich history of storytelling and humour that is an inspiration to all Australians.

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Team

Festival Director/CEO Susan Provan AO
Executive Director Damien Hodgkinson

Associate Directors Bridget Bantick, Claire Hammond, Gideon James
Producer Rebecca Austin
Producer: Special Projects Peta Sloley
Roadshow Producer Kylie Mitchell
Producer: Education & Development Programs Tom Dickins
Producer: RAW Comedy & Festival Club Anthony Noack
Venue Operations Manager Sarah Neville
Artists & Program Administrator Pieta Farrell
Associate Producer: TV Events Sue Thomson
Assistant Producer: TV Events Claudia Nankervis
Tours Coordinator Cameron Duff
Company Managers Lillian Birch, Anna Lumb, Tom Noble, Hannah Norris

Finance Managers Torben Deinert, Kylie Mitchell
Office Manager Piper Huynh
Administration Assistants Abby Hampton, Sophie Scott

Accounts & Payroll Assistant Charlie Holland

Marketing & Partnership Director Denise Damianos
Head of Campaigns Cara Sputore
Partnership Manager Matthew Phoenix
Head of Hospitality Peta Sloley
Social Media & Digital Content Coordinator Nick Robertson
Marketing Campaigns Coordinator Mia Halse
Marketing Operations Coordinator Lance O’Meara
Partnership Coordinator Annalisa Lucca
Graphic Designer Lorna Hendry
Editor Andi Lawson-Moore

Technical Director James Shuter
Technical Production Manager: Galas Nathan Hale

Production Manager: Galas Kim Freeman
Production Managers Iain Behan, Sasha Catalano, Genevieve Cizevskis, Oren Gerassi
Production Coordinator Jacqui Allman

Production Assistant Bridget McWilliams
Production Coordinator Special Events David Tiernan
Precinct Coordinators Rylan Beckinsale, Jonny Duncan, Ewan Pendreigh
Trades Hall Manager Serene Lorimer
Production Coordinator: VBLO Erin Martin
TV Events Lighting Design Phil Lethlean
Galas Set Design Charles Davis
Galas Set Design Associate Hugh O’Connor
Debate, RAW Comedy & Comedy Up Late Set Design Morwenna Schenck
Deadly Funny & Upfront Set Design Colin Mitchell
Writer & Script Coordinator: TV Events Chris Kennett

Ticketing Operations Manager Belle Hammond
Assistant Ticketing Managers Brent Davidson, Nick Turner

VIP Ticketing Coordinator Christopher Wale
Venues Manager Erin Hutchinson
Assistant Venue Managers Charlotte Horsman, Mitchell McKay, Alyce Stampa, Brogan Walker
Spiegelmaestro David Bates

National Publicity Jodi Crocker for Social Set Media; Sonia Rendigs, Phoebe O’Brien for Hatching Communications
Festival Produced Artists Publicity Asha Holmes, Stephanie Payne for Asha Holmes Publicity
TV Production Associates Matt Stewart and Evan Munro-Smith at Stupid Old Studios; Jon Olb at Thousand Words Productions
Design Actual Size, Millmaine Entertainment, Andrew Doodson
Website Monkii
Festival Ticketing Red61
Finance John Paxinos & Associates
Festival Lawyers marshalls+dent+wilmoth Lawyers
Risk Management Coleby Consulting
Photography Jim Lee and Stano Murin
IT Support Redfly IT
Media Buyer Millmaine Entertainment