Operations Manager Mackenzie Pendry graduated from Anne Arundel Community College with a degree in Film Studies. This is her third year working in operations with AFF. She has worked in production for Eye Productions (CBS), Firecracker Films (TLC), and Punched in the Head Productions (MTV), and with events such as the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song honoring Smokey Robinson, and the 2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting. She was the production manager for Filmsters Academy in 2016. Mackenzie was raised in Annapolis, but born in Florida where her first amateur gig was portraying Baby Jesus in a Disney World Christmas parade.