Honorary Board


Gina Abatemarco, Fusion Co-Founder
Dean Sheril Antonio, Associate Dean of Film, TV, and New Media, NYU
Elizabeth Avellan, Producer and Partner, Troublemaker Studios
Mystelle Brabbée, Executive Director, Nantucket Film Festival
Jill Burkhart, Artistic Director, Nantucket Film Festival
Michelle Byrd, Executive Director, Independent Feature Project
Dean Mary Schmidt Campbell, Dean of the Tisch School of the Arts
Denise Di Novi, Producer, Di Novi Pictures
Emma Heald, Fusion Co-Founder
Amy Heckerling, Writer/Director
Judith Helfand, Professor, Undergraduate Film Program, Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and TV, NYU
Miranda July, Writer, Director, Actress
Barbara Kopple, Filmmaker and Founder of Cabin Creek Films
Megan Mannato, Director of Student Affairs, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
Penny Marshall, Director, Producer, and Actress
Yvonne McCormack-Lyons, Executive Director, Women's International Film Festival
Jeremiah Newton, Industry Liaison, Kanbar Institute of Film and TV, NYU
Lynda Obst, Producer, Rosen-Obst Productions
Patti Pearson, Director of Special Projects, Kanbar Institute of Film and TV, NYU
Richard Pierce, Senior VP of University Relations and Public Affairs, NYU
Lamar Sanders, Chair, Undergraduate Film Program, Kanbar Institute of Film and TV, NYU
Susan Sandler, Fusion Faculty Advisor, Undergraduate Film Program, Kanbar Institute of Film and TV, NYU
Julie Taymor, Director
John Tintori, Chair, Graduate Film Program, Kanbar Institute of Film and TV, NYU
Mary Waldorf, Events and Student Programs Coordinator, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
Lauren Zalaznick, CEO, Oxygen Media and President, Bravo