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Milton Tabbot

Senior Director, Programming

Milton Tabbot is Senior Director of Programming at the non-profit Gotham Institute of Film & Media (formerly IFP). His responsibilities include supervising all documentary programs and overseeing The Gotham’s fiscal sponsorship program. His documentary program management includes the Spotlight on Documentaries section of the annual Project Market of Gotham Week, including oversight of documentary project selection and those industry relations, and supervision of the Gotham Documentary Feature Labs for first-time feature directors. He also manages the nomination and jury process for the annual Gotham Awards. He has been with the organization since 1996.

At IFP he previously managed the Anthony Radziwill Documentary Fund (2004-2006), which provided seed grants for documentary features, and has served on program review panels for Doc Society’s Good Pitch, POV, and CoPro, The Israel Documentary Screen Market. Concurrent with his work at The Gotham, he served as the U.S. Consultant for the Locarno International Film Festival for the 2006-2009 editions under Artistic Director Frédéric Maire and has also served on juries for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Big Sky Film Festival, DOC NYC, Atlanta Film Festival, Ashland Film Festival, and as a “Ringleader” at the True/False Film Festival. He has a BS in Communications from Northwestern University and an MA in Cinema Studies from New York University.