About Our Festival
Marisa is the programming director for Simply Indie. She has been programming film festivals for nine years. Her passion lies in showcasing great independent films and organizing a festival that will allow fun, networking, and growth in the film industry. Marisa schedules film programs throughout the year at local events and serves as a juror for both national and international festivals.
Lynzi is the executive director of Simply Indie Film Fest in Edmond, OK. She previously served as technology chair and education outreach for Red Dirt Film Festival in Stillwater, OK for 2 seasons before starting her own fest with co-director, Marisa Carlson. She has been a juror of other film festivals both nationally and internationally. In her free time, Lynzi enjoys hanging out with her family, trying local craft beer, listening to podcasts, and teaching her Jack Russell Henry new tricks!
Our Founders & Directors
Building community through film.
We believe that films change lives, one person and one film at a time. We are thrilled to share with you the beauty of independent film!
To become a vital part of the Edmond arts and Oklahoma film communities; to showcase thought-provoking films that open our minds to endless possibilities.
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