Landon Zakheim

Programmer, Short Films - Sundance/Co-Dir - Overlook
Sundance Film Festival/Overlook Film Fest

Landon Zakheim is a Short Film Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival, Interactive Curator & Shorts Programmer for the Denver Film Festival, and Co-Director & Co-Founder of the Overlook Film Festival (, a new festival experience dedicated to showcasing the best in horror cinema, live shows, and interactive events at iconic haunted environments in New Orleans. The 2020 edition will take place May 28th - 31st. He was formerly director of programming for Aspen ShortsFest, Head Shorts Programmer for the LA Film Festival and lead programmer for AFI Fest and has worked in various capacities for film societies all over the country since 2006. His two short films played SXSW in 2010 and 2012 respectively before going on to screen with festivals all over the world.

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