Helen du Toit has been nameddirector of short film programming at the tenth Palm Springs InternationalFestival of Short Films, which is scheduled to run from Aug 31-Sept 6.

Du Toit was oneof the programmers for the 2004 Palm Springs International Film Festival andhas worked for film festivals including Seattle and Toronto in a variety ofcapacities since 1990.

Her producingcredits include Treed Murray and The Rings Of Saturn and she is currently developing three features.