Steering Committee

DTFF is led by a steering committee of volunteers and City employees. The committee meets periodically at the Gallery Main Street. To be notified of meetings, follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or email and ask to be put on the meeting notification list.



Festival Director: Julie Goodgame

Marketing Director: Adriana Rodriguez

Entry Management

  • Adriana Rodriguez, City of Tyler

Marketing & Sponsorships

  • Adriana Rodriguez, City of Tyler
  • Julie Goodgame, City of Tyler
  • Tara Holley Jones, Alpha Media Group
  • Kaitlyn Porterfield, Heritage Land Bank

Event Set-Up

  • Committee


  • Holli Connley, Tyler Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Amanda Taylor, City of Tyler

Event Programming

  • Adriana Rodriguez, City of Tyler
  • Maria Whaley, City of Tyler Intern

Ticketing & Volunteers

  • Courtesy of Liberty Hall

Film Tech

  • Bob Mauldin, City of Tyler
  • Myke Wilkerson
  • Patrick Newburn, Bullard ISD

Budget & Administration

  • Julie Goodgame, City of Tyler 
  • Amanda Taylor, City of Tyler 
  • Adriana Rodriguez, City of Tyler