Teresa Hollingsworth, South Arts

TITLE: Senior Director, Film & Traditional Arts

FUNDING AREAS: Film, traditional arts

CONTACT: THollingsworth@SouthArts.org, (404) 874-7244 ext. 14

PROFILE: Teresa Hollingsworth is senior director of film & traditional arts for South Arts. Her bio on the organization's Performing Arts Exchange faculty page (giving her title as senior program director) says:

As Senior Program Director for South Arts in Atlanta, Georgia, Teresa Hollingsworth oversees the Traditional Arts and Film Programs, and provides support for international exchange activities. Teresa directs the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers working closely with filmmakers and partner communities to present new documentaries, narrative, animated and experimental films throughout the South. She is currently serving as the film programmer for Caravanserai, A Place Where Cultures Meet, a national project funded by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts that presents contemporary Muslim films and filmmakers to midsize communities. Teresa is a seasoned film festival veteran who annually attends national and regional film festivals (Sundance Film Festival, True/False Film Festival, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, etc.) to identify filmmakers for Southern Circuit. She has contributed to a number of media projects, educational publications and scholarly journals, curated museum exhibits, and served as a project consultant, lecturer, festival stage manager and grant panelist.