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Intern Spotlight: Reilly Weed

Name: Reilly Weed

Role: Technical and Print Traffic Assistant

Pronouns: She/Her

Meet our Technical and Print Traffic Assistant, Reilly! Reilly has been with the festival for the past two years and has been rocking it ever since. Here’s a behind the scenes look into Reilly’s role and what she does when she’s not helping out with the AAFF.

What has your favorite project been?

Putting together the 57th AAFF DVD with Tom Bray. It was a huge learning experience.

Where are you currently working from?

Detroit, MI

What’s your favorite memory of the festival?

Giving 58th AAFF stickers to Jim Jarmusch, my film idol. Insane!

What does your work from home set up look like?

A big iMac desktop, a ton of hard drives, and many mugs of half-drunk coffee.

What about your WFH uniform?

Always different, but always involving slippers.

Choose a film title for the story of your life.

Weak Ankles

Who would play you in a film about your life?

Fozzy Bear

If you could hang out with any filmmaker who would it be and what would you do?

I would hang out with Martin Scorsese and have him show me his favorite spots in New York.

What is your dream job?

Professional screenwriter/film critic.

Favorite candy?

Reese's Pumpkins

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Back and forth between NYC and the Alaskan wild.

What college do/did you attend?

Wayne State University

What would your IMDb description say?

Reilly is a writer and filmmaker inspired by the cool, the kooky, and the confusing. She is known for her intense themes and her inability to sit still.


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