The Team


Carrie Richer

IWFF Artistic Director

Carrie Richer moved to Missoula in 2018 and is the Director of the International Wildlife FIlm Festival, Kiddomatic Children’s Film Festival and producer of the Montana Film Festival at The Roxy Theater. Carrie has been involved in different creative capacities from dance to art to film all her life. These experiences include six years as director of the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, 2 years as the Creative Initiatives Coordinator at the Jackson Center for the Arts, freelance film work, producing, crafting interdisciplinary collaborations, teaching, installing media exhibitions, making dance films and a decade as a professional modern dancer. With an MFA in Film (San Francisco State University), a BA in Dance and Anthropology (Bates College), a badass 4-year-old daughter and 40 plus years adventuring in the mountains, Carrie loves being part of the IWFF's long legacy.

Ryan Hawk

IWFF Graphic Design, Branding

Ryan Hawk has been responsible for all-things-visual within IWFF since 2017. She has a BFA degree in Media Arts from The University of Montana and has been worked with small, local businesses as a freelance graphic designer for years. Catch her romping with her dogs and hiking out in the mountains when she isn't glued to her computer. Ryan is passionate about wildlife conservation and loves working at IWFF along with so many filmmakers who create work with strong conservation messages.

Sarah Ferguson (Fergie)

IWFF Producer, Sponsorships & Roxy Membership Director

Fergie has been a member of the Roxy and IWFF team since October 2019. She loves film and working with the community - from cultivating relationships with partners to pulling off fun and informative events, working for IWFF is right up her alley. When not bustling around the Roxy Theater, you can catch Ferg hanging with her family, hiking with her pup or dancing to live music.

Mike Emmons

Roxy & IWFF Programming Coordinator

A lifelong Missoulian, Mike Emmons has been the Programming Coordinator for The Roxy since 2017.

Marie Fahlgren

IWFF Marketing Coordinator

Marie is thrilled to be joining the IWFF team this year as Marketing Coordinator. Marie just moved back to Montana with her twin girls and husband and is excited to be back in the Missoula Community. 

Mike Steinberg

Executive Director of The Roxy Theater

Mike Steinberg has worked for the IWFF since 2013 when he joined the organization to direct the festival. His enthusiasm for the event stretches back to the mid 90s when he was involved with community judging and participated in the early days of the WildWalk parade. Mike's favorite thing about IWFF is the community it brings together, and the extraordinary diversity of the natural world it celebrates.

Tammy Bodlovic

Development Director of The Roxy Theater

Tammy Bodlovic has been with the Roxy Theater for three years and this will be her fourth IWFF. Tammy is excited to be part of this iconic film festival and her favorite part of the festival is the incredible Youth Matinee Series where over 3,000 students watch festival films at the UM Dension Theatre.