Eugene Hernandez

Deputy Director
Film Society of Lincoln Center

Eugene Hernandez is the Deputy Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, where he leads strategy and operations for the institution, and is also the Co-Publisher of the award-winning Film Comment magazine, the official publication of the organization. He previously served as the Director of Digital Strategy, where he oversaw all digital platforms and content. Prior to the Film Society, Hernandez co-founded Indiewire in 1996 and built the company over twelve years, as editor-in-chief, to become the leading online community and editorial publication for independent and international films and filmmakers. Additionally, he has worked extensively as a consultant for several non-profits, written for major print and online publications and annually participates in the international film festival circuit as a juror and panelist.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]