After five years with Beacon Cinema Group, Ned founded the Brattle Film Foundation with Ivy Moylan and took over the lease of the Brattle Theatre.
Ivy Moylan - Since she graduated in 1995 from Boston University's College of Communication with a BA in film studies, Ivy has spent ten years gathering experience in operations and management in retail, office and arts environments.
This combination of film knowledge combined with administrative know-how makes her
an invaluable asset for the Foundation.
drive to work in unique and challenging environments has led her
to positions that span the breadth of the film industry.
As the special events coordinator for FEI Theatres, she was in charge of managing frequent special film events and musical performances in two art-deco movie theaters.
As a freelance coordinator and project manager she
has gained extensive experience with film festivals, including the New England Film
and Video Festival, the Boston Jewish Film Festival, and the new Independent Film Festival of Boston.
Ivy continues to work as contractor for regional film festivals, most recently for the Provincetown International Film Festival.
In addition to her management and theater experience, Ivy also recently began teaching film history classes at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education where she has found yet another outlet to share her passion for cinema with the world.
Ivy's first experience at the Brattle Theatre came in 1995 when she
created the position of operations manager, which she
held for two years.
remained in close contact with her
former employers and the theatre staff and jumped at the opportunity to partner with Ned to found the Brattle Film Foundation
and take over the lease of the Brattle Theatre.
As Executive Director, Ivy supervises all aspects of the foundation and theatre business, works with the foundation board and volunteers and staff on various projects and events.
If you are interested in becoming more involved in the Brattle Film Foundation
and helping us preserve the longstanding tradition of quality film programming at the Brattle
, or if you can assist us in moving into film preservation and distribution, please contact Ivy Moylan
at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 617 876-8021.