associate board of Full Spectrum Features

Eleanor Cook (Chair) – Major Gifts Coordinator at the Art Institute

Eleanor Cook is a Chicago transplant originally from Massachusetts. Prior to joining the development team at the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016, she worked at Facets (Chicago, IL) and MASS MoCA (North Adams, MA). She received her BA from Smith College in 2013.

Jess Wright (Vice Chair)Facets Multi-Media

Jess Wright is a 2009 graduate of the fiction writing of program Columbia College Chicago. Since graduation, he has dedicated himself to non-profit work. Jess brings his lifelong passion for film, specifically cult horror and comedy films. Jess works with Facets Multi-Media to develop film curricula and programs to be taught to children in Chicago.

Tim Hogan (Secretary)New Media Director at the Chicago Bar Association

Tim Hogan is a writer and filmmaker in Chicago, interested in personal-political relations and social justice.

Paul Gonter (Treasurer) – Digital Media & Project Coordinator at Facets Multi-Media

Paul Gonter is the Digital Media & Project Coordinator at Facets, a Chicago-based film nonprofit. He earned his B.S. in Psychology and Literature from the University of Central Florida and his M.A. in Literature from Loyola University of Chicago.

Thavary Krouch - Independent Film Coordinator for the Chicago Film Office

Thavary Krouch is the Independent Film Coordinator for the Chicago Film Office. She also writes & directs films about the Cambodian-American refugee experience. 

Felix Piñeiro - Chicago-based filmmaker

Felix studied Film Production and Communications at Loyola University Chicago then went on to earn his MFA in Film Directing from EICAR: The International Film School of Paris in France. 

He has worked extensively as a narrative and commercial editor. Select projects include: Signature Move making its world premiere at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival with screenings at 120+ film festivals around the world (winner of Best U.S. Narrative Feature 2017 Outfest), 1980s cop drama, Public Housing Unit (winner of Best of 2017 ITVFest), the pilot for Written Off starring Antoine McKay (Empire, Patriot), Chicago comedy The Jamz currently streaming on Netflix, indie horror film, Anguish featured at Fantasia Fest 2015. Directorial efforts include Cycles (CIMMFest, Atlanta Philosophy Film Festival) and the upcoming, I Am Not Broken

Taylor Thomas