Michael Lumpkin

Santa Rosa, California, United States


With nearly three decades of leadership in the independent film community, Michael Lumpkin joined the International Documentary Association in 2009 as Executive Director. Michael previously served as both Executive Director of Frameline and Festival Director for the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, and co-produced the highly acclaimed HBO documentary, The Celluloid Closet. His work on the film included archival footage research and clip licensing from scores of motion pictures spanning the first 100 years of America’s film history. Michael has also participated as a juror for the Sundance Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival and the Seattle International Film Festival.