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Nelson Page, Chairman Chairman of the Fort Lee Film Commission, Mr. Page is a movie theater owner, President of the American Theater Organ Society, and Chairman of the Lake Placid Film Festival. Term expires: 2015.
Tom Meyers,
Executive Director
Executive Director of the FLFC and Director of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Tom Meyers is a former Fort Lee Councilman, founder of the Fort Lee Film Commission, founder of the Fort Lee Historic Committee, and a member of the Fort Lee Historical Society.
Councilman Paul K. Yoon

Borough Council Liaison Paul Yoon is a Partner at the law firm Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli. Paul’s legal career has taken him from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to work as a Special Assistant to Washington D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams. Paul is active with numerous community organizations and he is past President of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey and the Korean American Association of Fort Lee. Paul is working with Mayor Sokolich, his Council colleagues and the Fort Lee Film Commission to make the soon to be built Barrymore Film Center a reality and one of the premiere film centers in the nation.

Richard Koszarski,
Secretary
A Rutgers University professor, Mr. Koszarski is a film scholar and author. Among his works is Von: The Life and Films of Erich von Stroheim (Limelight, 2001). In October 2001, Mr. Koszarski represented the Commission at the Pordenone Film Festival in Italy, which screened a number of D.W. Griffith’s films shot in Fort Lee in 1911, including his civil war epic The Battle. Term expires: 2015.
Donna Brennan Ms. Brennan is also a member of the Fort Lee Historical Society. She is a freelance photographer and her work appears in North Jersey and New York City newspapers. Ms. Brennan has been an FLFC volunteer for two years and in that time has become the official photographer of the Commission. She also collects early silent films shot in Fort Lee, her latest acquisition being The Italian Barber shot in Fort Lee by D.W. Griffith in 1910. Term expires: 2014.
Marc Perez Mr. Perez’s company, Inside Reel Productions, L.L.C., operates a web site on digital filmmaking, The Inside Reel, and is currently producing a series of PBS documentaries on digital filmmaking and the history of film. Inside Reel’s office is located in the Coytesville section of Fort Lee–just around the block from the old Champion/IMP/Universal Studio building, and across the street from where D.W. Griffith shot The New York Hat starring Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, and Lillian Gish. Term expires: 2014.
Gary Donatelli Gary Donatelli is a 7-time Emmy Award winning Director and Producer. Early in his career as a cameraman he won 4 Emmy awards for his work
with ABC Sports. Gary also covered major news events for ABC News, such as presidential inaugurations and space shuttle events. As his career progressed, he rose from shooter to technical director and, finally, to a director of daytime dramas: Loving, Another World, One Life to Live, General Hospital, and The Bold & The Beautiful, resulting in over 1,000 cumulative hours of broadcasted work in that genre. Gary was recently a Producer on his first feature film, 23 Blast, winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Heartland Film Festival and released theatrically and on Netflix, and is currently serving as both a producer and director on a documentary entitled Clearing Larry Floyd. Gary was 2nd Vice President of the Directors Guild of America, is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, and author of the ABC Monday Night Football Cookbook and Restaurant Guide. Gary was instrumental in working with the Directors Guild of America and the Fort Lee Film Commission in the 2011 DGA honors for Alice Guy Blache' at the DGA Headquarters in New York City. Gary also is recipient of the 2009 Fort Lee Film Commission Alice Guy Blache' Award.
Drake Stutesman Drake Stutesman is an adjunct professor at New York University. She teaches theoretical film costume and co-founded the Film Costume/Conference at NYU with Nancy Deihl. She edits the peer-reviewed cinema and media journal Framework. Her work has been published by, among others, the British Film Institute, MoCA (L.A.), and Bookforum, and her subjects include millinery history, subjectivity, film production design, experimental literature, melodrama, and silent cinema. She is writing a biography of Clare West, costume designer for D.W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, a monograph on milliner/couturier Mr. John, and a monograph on George James Hopkins, costume and set designer for Fort Lee’s Fox studio whose long career as a set decorator covered films as diverse as Auntie Mame and Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


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