In her role as Program Manager, Chandler supports the Festival Director in programming the annual Festival as well as year-round events. Chandler also manages a committee of guest programmers, programming advisers, and screeners; oversees the VAFF’s social media strategy; writes content for the website and program; and collaborates on marketing and public relations efforts. At the Virginia Film Festival, she has previously held the positions of Communications Manager and Assistant Programmer. She served as film programmer for Light House Studio at Vinegar Hill Theatre from 2018-2019. She has attended the Virginia Film Festival since moving to Charlottesville in 2010 and credits it with fostering her passion for film.