Advisory Board


Photo Credit: Peter Blandori
Shari Springer Berman - Co-director and co-writer of “American Splendor” and director of “The Young and the Dead”.
Scott Cohen - Actor in theater, film, and television.
Debbie Elbin – Producer and president of The N.Y. Picture Co.
Bob Eisenhardt - Film editor, director, producer, and a three-time Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee.
Frank Frattaroli -  Head of Frattaroli Management
Bob Giraldi - Producer and director of more than 2500 television commercial campaigns, music videos and films including Dinner Rush and Hiding Out.
Patti Greaney - Commercial film and new media producer for Giraldi Media.
Judy Grunberg - Former Artistic Director of the original Columbia County Council on the Arts, and Performance Space PS 21.
Courtney Hunt – Filmmaker, Oscar Nominated Director and Writer of “Frozen River”
Amanda Mackey Johnson - Co-founder of ScreenBridge, LLC and a partner in Mackey/Sandrich Casting.
Regge Life - Independent film and television producer.
Branda Miller - Media artist and Professor in the Arts Department at the iEAR Studios of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Frank and Caroline Ahlfors Mouris - Academy Award-winning independent filmmakers.
Robert Pulcini - Co-director, co-writer, and editor of American Splendor and director of The Young and the Dead.
Bud Rosenthal - Marketing consultant, Chair of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s NY Events Committee
James Schamus - CEO of Focus Features, producer, and screenwriter.
Deborah Shaffer - Documentary filmmaker.
George Sheanshang - Entertainment attorney
Brian Swordstrom
Anastasia Traina - Playwright and screenplay writer.