Sky Sitney has been nameddirector of programming at the fourth Silverdocs: AFI/Discovery ChannelDocumentary Festival, which is set to run from Jun 13-18 2006 in SilverSprings, Maryland.

The third annual SilverdocsInternational Documentary Conference is scheduled to run concurrently from Jun15-17.

Sitney formerly served asprogramming director at The Newport International Film Festival. Before thatshe was film programmer at the New York Underground Film Festival and isco-founder and curator of the on-going series Fresh Film at the Anthology FilmArchives in New York.

"[Sky's] extensive knowledgeof the documentary world and terrific filmmakers and industry relationships,along with a keen eye for great films, make her the perfect addition to theSilverdocs team," festival director Patricia Finneran said.

Silverdocs staff alsoannounced that Amy King has been promoted to associate director. For moredetails about the event visit the official website at