Founder & Executive Director

Catherine Delaloye founded Female Voices Rock to increase diversity and inclusion in the film festival world. Besides, her work with FVR she's has written, directed and produced shorts that played at multiple festivals around the world.


Senior Programming & Screener Coordinator

Film festival programmer and producer from Argentina. Having obtained his Masters in Film Studies in London, he has worked in screening, programming, and guest services in over 10 international festivals around the world. He's been recently part of Tribeca, London Film Festival, Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival, and the Austin Film Festival. He also teaches film analysis and has lectured several courses on film and politics at university.


 Producer Communication Coordinator &

Maria Akay is a NYC-based producer whose projects, including DORRIS 85 (2019), are currently garnering attention on the festival circuit. Previously the Director and Narrative Feature Film Curator of the NYC Independent Film Festival, Maria now sits on multiple screener teams for film festivals and serves on the marketing team for Spotlight Cinema Networks. She is fierce advocate for the minority narrative, giving a voice to the female, Latinx, and LGBTQ+ communities.



Bio coming.


Associate Programmer

Piera Van de Wiel is an actor, filmmaker, singer songwriter and founder of her own company Stronger With Music. She is passionate about social impact and it shows throughout her work. She has performed with the United Nations at international sponsored events globally and has partnered with the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women with her new song "USED." She has worked alongside NBC, HBO, Refinery 29 for film panels and screenings when she was Co-Director of Fusion Film Festival, and her films are currently on the film festival circuit.


Associate Programmer

Demi Edwards is a University of Virginia graduate based in NYC for acting. She is known for her roles in Pillowtalk (The Players Club), The Morning After, SHAW, and A Step Towards Oblivion. In February, Demi assistant directed her first play (Beneath Wonderland) at Winterfest. After being a moderator for Female Voices Rock last year, Demi is stoked to be back with the festival this year as part of the programming team.


Associate Programmer

Erin Tomkins is a composer and pianist from Lawrence, Kansas. She has composed original scores for documentaries, short films, and animation. Recent projects include The Nothing (2019) and Strip Clara (2020). She has also written concert works performed in New York, London, Kansas, and Italy. Her theatre work includes original score for The Conductor (2017), and sound design on productions of 4.48 Psychosis and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Erin holds an MA in Film Studies from King’s College London (2018), an MM in Scoring for Film and Multimedia from New York University (2015), and a BM in Piano Performance and Music Composition from the University of Kansas (2012).



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