Lohanne Cook , Social Media Coordinator, is the Director of Special Projects at the Newport Beach Film Festival. Her responsibilities for the festival include coordinating Industry Seminars providing filmmakers the opportunity to expand their knowledge on the art and process of filmmaking with leading filmmakers. Past guests include Aisha Tyler, Linda Woolverton, Kirk Ellis, Chris O’Dowd and The Chimaera Project’s very own America Young. Lohanne acts as liaison on behalf of the Newport Beach Film Festival with industry professionals and executes specialty programs. Additionally, she co-hosts a weekly podcast focusing on Pop Culture. Ultimately, she seeks to bring filmmakers and industry professionals together to educate and celebrate the art and craft of film.