Meet the team.


Board of Directors

Our board of directors bring years of experience in film-making, events, environmentalism and tourism to the TCIFF.


Colin Burrows
Founder & Festival Director
Film executive with over 30 years experience in the industry

Michelle Mahony
Retired Managing Director of Nokia Mobile

Mark & Barbara Pankhurst
Founders of TCFAF

Kim Mortimer
Outreach Coordinator
Photographer, screenwriter, environmentalist, Villa manager & fitness instructor

Dominque Rolle
Filmmaker, Photographer, Writer, Co-Partner of Caya Hico Media & Attorney

Christa Reckhorn
Owner, Editor TCI magazine

Karen Whitt
The Hartling Group

Donna Davis
Owner of IslandEyeTV and Founder of Sand Jam

Ken Patterson
CEO Seven Stars Resort & Spa



Our generous corporate and small business sponsors have given, and continue to support us in creating a world class festival in Turks & Caicos.



Seven Stars Resort & Spa

The Hartling Group

Turks & Caicos Government

Grace Bay Car Rental

Big Blue Collective

Bradley Theodore

Coral Pavillion

Royal Bank Of Canada


Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Turks & Caicos Department of Environment & Costal Resources

Ritmo Mundo


Turks & Caicos Hotel & Tourism Association



These incredibly generous individuals have been supporting the vision of our film festival from the very start and we cannot thank you all enough for your support.


Vincent & Cindy Dawson

Rob & Raeann Eydenberg

Bob & Jan Riddle

Tim & Emer O’Sullivan

Ken & Michelle Patterson

Rodney & Sharon Thompson

Galmo & Althea Williams

Danish Uttamchandani

Basia Zaidan

Karen Whitt

Philip Shearer

Carl Simmons

Graham Thompson