In 2001, 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, Executive Director
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.She
remained in close contact with her
former employers and the theater staff after leaving and jumped at the opportunity to partner with Ned to found the Brattle Film Foundation
and take over the lease of the Brattle Theatre in 2001.As Executive Director, Ivy supervises all aspects of the foundation and theater business, working closely with the Brattle Film Foundation board, volunteers and staff.Ivy continues to work as contractor for regional film festivals, most recently for the Boston Independent Film Festival, the Newport International Film Festival, and the Provincetown International Film Festival.In addition to her management and theater experience, Ivy periodically teaches 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.