Our Team

Nick Callanan

Nick C. is the owner of No Umbrella Media, a video production partner in Portland, Maine. He is a long-suffering Detroit Pistons fan and prefers stacking his wood in circles. He enjoys skiing, hiking and mountain biking with his wife and two young daughters.


Kyle Walton
Screening Committee Chair

Kyle has a background in content creation/curation with extensive experience working in Maine’s burgeoning film & television scene. As a native of Maine, Kyle embraces all the state has to offer in a diversity of landscapes, traditions, and cultures.


Andrew Burgess

Andrew is a Maine native who grew up filming everything he could. He left town to earn his Journalism degree, but is excited to be back home and bringing the stories of his beloved community to life.


Andrea Nilosek
Operations Consultant

Andrea is a Mainer with a Media Studies degree from the University of Southern Maine. After spending many years focusing on film production, she has most recently been working for Film Festivals and events across the country including Sundance, SFFILM, SIFF, Life is Beautiful, and Burning Man. She loves to ski, travel, and is happiest living out of a suitcase.


Maddi Roy
Filmmaker Relations

Maddi is an aspiring screenwriter/filmmaker with a degree in Comedy Writing and Performance from Columbia College Chicago. Originally from Maine, she is now pursuing a career in Los Angeles.


Rory Ecker

Rory is an editor with No Umbrella Media, with editing credits on Plate The State and other productions. He is a recent Department of Communications and Media Studies at the University of Southern Maine.


Lauren Fink
Social Media Coordinator

Lauren is a videographer and photographer with a degree in Film & New Media studies from Wheaton College, Massachusetts. Born in Maine she enjoys skiing, hiking, and most of all sharing the stories of others. Say hello to Lauren on our social accounts!