After working for five years as a production manager in her native Turin, Italy, she joined Stefilm International as their Development Manager/Executive. Stefilm, the leading Italian documentary producer, produced docs for National Geographic, Arte, PBS, and TV Ontario, among others. Many of the films she worked on were selected and awarded prizes in the Venice, Pix Europea, Montreal Doc, and MoMA Documentary Fortnight. Since 2005 she’s also worked as a consultant and advisor on documentary development, research and financing.
GEORGIA HILTON, CAS, MPSE
Georgia has a 25 years history in Film, Broadcast, Music & Technology, including audio technology, video systems, studio design and implementation, submarine communications & acoustics, international network design, systems design/implementation. She has been an audio/video editor and producer for 15 years. Georgia has extensive credits in both picture editing and audio editing, including sound design, mix and print-mastering, feature length, short format film editing, and broadcast related projects.
Member of Cinema Audio Society (CAS), Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), BMI, Audio Engineering Society (AES), Society Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)
Marilyn is an NYU professor, writer, producer, and writing coach. She won the New York University Award For Teaching Excellence in 2004. Marilyn was the script consultant and associate producer on The Reawakening, an independent feature film produced under auspices of the ABC New Talent Development Scholarship Grant. As Senior Partner of ArtMar Productions, she produced Caleb’s Door, a feature film currently in post. She’s currently the co-writer and co-producer of The Fixer, a feature slated to go into production in mid-2006.
Marilyn’s private writing students have sold scripts to Miramax, HBO, Hallmark Entertainment, and ABC, as well as gained admittance to the AFI Graduate Writing program, Sundance Writers Lab, and the IFP Market. Marilyn has contributed articles to Screenwriter, Hollywood Scriptwriter, and Script Magazine, and has taught seminars for New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT), WGA/East, the IFP, and HBO/Montage Entertainment.
ROBERT L. SEIGEL, ESQ
Robert is a well-known entertainment transactional attorney who specializes in the representation of directors, producers, production companies, writers, distribution companies and foreign sales agents concerning the development, production, marketing, distribution and licensing of fiction and non-fiction projects. His practice also includes representing performing artists, music recording and publishing companies, talent management companies, book authors, playwrights and new media content and website developers.
Arthur Vincie has over 10 years of film and television production experience, four of them as a line producer, producer, and director. He recently wrote, co-produced and directed Caleb’s Door, a DV feature wrapping up post-production. He’s one of the producers of The Fixer, an independent feature going into production in mid-2006. His spec script The Investigator was a finalist at the 2005 AKA Shriekfest Film Festival.
Arthur has line produced five independent features, the most recent of which, Rock the Paint, premiered at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival (and which he also post supervised). Arthur has also line produced and produced several shorts, industrials, and music videos. He contributes articles to Indie Slate, and guest lectures at New York University and the School of Visual Arts
Michael is a screenwriter, script doctor, and writing coach. For five years he ran NYU's adult creative writing department, where he created and developed the program's very successful screenplay certificate program. His screenplay, Lizzie Walker Slept Here, is currently being prepped for shooting next summer in Ireland. He's written comic essays and articles on film and media for a variety of publications, including Time Out, Details, INDIEwire, and as a pop culture critic he has been quoted on everything from the Golden Globes to sex on film sets in The Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning Sun, USA Today, and CNN, among many others.