Sandra Howard, VP of corporate brand marketing at AT&T, has been named jury chair of the 2019 Brand Film Festival New York.
Howard will lead a jury that includes Peter McGuinness, chief marketing and commercial officer at Chobani; Tim Allen, partner at Microsoft; James DeJulio, cofounder and president of Tongal; and Stacy Minero, head of content curation at Twitter.
Now in its fourth year, the Brand Film Festival showcases the most artistic, creative, and effective branded content films, from YouTube videos to long-form documentaries. The festival will take place May 2, 2019. The event will begin with a workshop at the Blender Workspace that will include live interviews, panels, and roundtable discussions, and conclude with a screening of the selected films and a conversation with the jury chair at the Paley Center for Media.
At AT&T, Howard leads the development of all the brand’s corporate and advanced business solutions advertising, including the Mobilizing Your World and Rethink Possible platforms as well as the public awareness campaign It Can Wait, aimed at stopping the dangerous practice of texting while driving.
Before AT&T, Howard worked at Southwest Airlines, Edelman, and Burger King.