The Palm Springs International Film Festival has announced that Helen du Toit will return as co-director of programming alongside the current director of programming Carl Spence for the 2008 edition.

Du Toit most recently served as programme director of the Vancouver Film and Television Forum, and also programmed for various film festivals including Toronto, Seattle, and Palm Springs.

The Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films will run from Aug 23-29, 2007.

The 19th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will run from Jan 3-14, 2008. The annual awards gala will take place on Jan 5.