CHAIR Director

NaNi Rivera is a graduate from the College of Santa Fe, with a Bachelor’s Degree in film, and holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Media Arts from the Santa Fe Community College. She has used her skill sets to benefit the New Mexico Film Industry for over a decade. She has celebrated above the line film artist through several film festivals, created the internship program at the Santa Fe University of Art & Design, helped film technician workers through the IATSE Local 480 film union and worked with multiple private and government partners developing the infrastructure of the New Mexico Film Industry.

Whether Rivera is helping rescue a movie theater in a small town found in the Sierra County oasis (Truth or Consequences) or serving as a nation wide board member for the Political Relations Committee of the National Theaters Association, she finds creative ways to shed positive light on her chosen projects.