Evan Neff

Coordinator, Documentary Fund, Documentary Film Program

Oakland, California

Evan Neff is a nonprofit arts professional working to expand the breadth of stories in independent film to affirm and embrace underrepresented experiences through community-focused artist support. Evan coordinates the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and has served on review panels for Tribeca Film Festival, International Documentary Association, Impact Partners, The Gotham, NewFest, and SFFILM. Evan produced Sam Green’s Don’t Call Me Gay Zelig (Whitney Biennial 2019), co-produced 32 Sounds (Sundance 2022), and associate produced Storm Lake (Full Frame 2021) and A Thousand Thoughts (Sundance 2018). Evan was named a 2023 Rockwood Institute/MacArthur Journalism and Media Leader and a 2020 Impact Partners Producing Fellow. Evan champions bold, underrepresented voices that have the power to create new ways of seeing.