Collet given helm of MCOF


Nancy Collet has been named artistic director at the Malibu Celebration of Film. A film festival veteran, Collet will work with MCOF executive director Kim Jackson to select films for screening at the Sept. 26-30 event.

"We're thrilled to have Nancy on our team, as she has a stellar reputation for programming a strong, versatile slate of films," Jackson said.

Collet joins MCOF from AFI Fest, where she began as programming coordinator in 1997 and was quickly upped to program manager. By 2000, Collet was director of programming and was responsible for selecting films and compiling programs for seven AFI editions.

"I'm excited to work with Kim and to help create and impressive and quality program for MCOF," Collet said. "This showcase festival is so unique, and I'm impressed with what has been accomplished so far."