SEPTEMBER 5-12, 2024

Sibyl Reymundo-Santiago 

Executive Director & Head of Programming

For over 30 years, Sibyl has been involved in film, television and stage production both in the US and Asia working with major studios such as MyxTV, Regal Films, Star Cinema, Metro Style and ABS-CBN Global. As President of Sitting Cat Productions, Sibyl has had several films released since 2015 including the feature film “SAM” with Executive Producer Mel Brooks, written and directed by Nicholas Brooks. Having successfully tackled roles ranging from being an actor to talent management, producing and directing, Sibyl knows firsthand what it takes to bring a story from script to screen. She is an active member of the Producers Guild of America, the NY Women in Film & Television and a recipient of The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York, Arts & Culture Award at Carnegie Hall.  Sibyl also remains an active member of both SAG-AFTRA and Actor’s Equity, and has appeared in several film, television, and Off-Broadway productions in New York City. Sibyl serves her 11th year as the Executive Director & Head of Programming for the SOHO International Film Festival. 

Todd Bellanca  

Creative Director

Todd is a director, writer and producer based in New York City. He began his career directing and shooting music videos, premiering clips on MTV's 120 Minutes, Yo! MTV Raps, and Headbangers Ball, and working with artists like the Goo Goo Dolls, Ice-T, Dr. Dre, Jessica Simpson, The Jazz Butcher and The Lost. His commercial portfolio consists of hundreds of spots, including global brands such as Nike, Tecate, Ford, Miller Lite, Burger King, American Red Cross, Burton, Sharp, Dannon, Sears, JC Penny, Norelco, Pixar, and Disney.  Expanding to features, Todd began writing, producing and eventually directing an Indie boxing film. "The Bad Penny", was honored on the festival circuit with several Best Picture and Best Director Awards. Acquired by Arc Entertainment, it was released theatrically, securing broad international distribution.  

Carlos Santiago 

Director, Jury & Film Selections Committee

Carlos has served as the Director of the Judging and Screening Committee for the SOHO International Film Festival for the past eight years. In that time, he has been an integral part of the Film Festival and instrumental in its growth. As vice president of Sitting Cat Productions, he has been involved in production work for many of its projects. He has also been the official set photographer and a part of the camera department for many of our productions.  

Jorge Ballos

President & Founder

ou've got a story to tell, and here's where you do it. Tell 'em who you are, why you do what you do, and how it's better than everyone else out there. This is the place to reel them in with your unique take on your slice of the world.