Alison Kozberg, Managing Director

Alison Kozberg has worked in art house film exhibition for over a decade. She has managed and contributed to film programs, symposia, and special events for museums including the Getty Research Institute, Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), and the Walker Art Center and has long been devoted to supporting independent cinemas, such as the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, where she began her career as an Operations Manager and The Nickelodeon Theatre in Columbia, SC, where she served as Director.  Alison has been a board member of Los Angeles Filmforum, Southern California’s oldest continuously operating exhibitor of experimental film, since 2012. A specialist in the history of art house and alternative film exhibition, Alison holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California.

Makenzie Peecook, Conference Manager

Makenzie Peecook joined the team at Art House Convergence in 2016 as Program Coordinator and became Conference Manager in 2017. She has worked with the Michigan Theater Foundation (MTF) in Ann Arbor, MI, for the last five years, including as a programmer and Operations Coordinator for the Cinetopia Film Festival. She got her start in art house exhibition working as a MTF House Manager while studying film and communications at the University of Michigan, where she graduated with a B.A. in 2015.