Meet the Programmer: Dan Doody

Image for this story

Meet our talented team of programmers – the people who work and watch movies all year long to curate the best films possible for the Seattle International Film Festival, celebrating its 48th year from April 14 to 24, 2022. Full program info

What are your 10 favorite films ever?
1. Bride of Frankenstein
2. Cat People
3. I Married a Witch
4. Night of the Demon
5. Rear Window
6. Creature from the Black Lagoon
7. Jaws
8. Son of Kong
9. Watership Down
10. Iron Man

What is one of your favorite festival moments?
I once got to do a Q&A with Sonics legend Spencer Haywood and Chuck D from Public Enemy.

What is your guilty pleasure film?
Plan 9 from Outer Space, though I don't feel particularly guilty about enjoying it.

What's one thing we should know about you that is NOT film related?
I've been a subscriber to “The New Yorker” for nearly twenty-eight years.

What do you consider your hometown?