Ana Blanco

Executive Director,
Member – Board of Directors International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF)

Ana joined International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF) as executive director in 2011. Ana brings a passion for the ocean and more than ten years of experience in executive nonprofit management at various organizations in the Bay Area. Prior to the IOFF, Ana held the role of Vice-President and Development Director at, an educational entrepreneurship curriculum for young students, and as Donor Relations Officer for the San Francisco Foundation. Ana also volunteers with Blue Water Foundation, an NGO dedicated to introducing at-risk youth to the joys and challenges of sailing on the San Francisco Bay. As a certified scuba diver, she always looks for opportunities to explore and discover the beautiful underwater world. Ana has served as a jury member for several film festivals, including JacksonWild, CINEMARE International Ocean Film Festival in Kiel, Germany, San Diego Underwater Film Expo, and the FICMA Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain.