Debra Markowitz

Debra Markowitz

Intention Films and Media, LLC.

Full Bio
Debra Markowitz serves as the Director of the Nassau County Film Office. In this capacity, Ms. Markowitz presides over the Nassau County Film Commission, now known as the Nassau County Film Advisory Board and chairs as its Executive Director.

Serving three administrations during her 27-year tenure, Ms. Markowitz has steadily increased production of movies, television programs and commercials that are shot in Nassau County, logging over 700 production days and over 140M in positive economic impact. Under her auspices, Nassau County currently ranks number 2 in New York State for the amount of documented production days, second only to New York City.

Ms. Markowitz also serves as Vice President of the Long Island Film TV Foundation, Long Island's most established and largest not-for-profit agency dedicated to the support and promotion of independent filmmaking. Under her directorship, the Foundation spawned the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE). Heading into it's 18th year, LIIFE enjoys enormous popu

Professional Credits
Director/writer/producer (2 films) - Leaving, The Last Taxi Driver, By Blood - Intention Films and Media, 2014/2016

Casting Director/Producer - My Cross to Bear, Atticus films - 2013, Stuff, Aspire Films 2014, many more TV commercial etc.

Writer - Off the Lot and Spotlight Series - JHD Productions - 1999 - 2003

Nassau County Film Commissioner since 1988 - Presenter

Director of the Long Island International Film expo for 18 years since 1997.

Also, VP of the Long Island Film-TV Foundation since 1997.
Industry Awards
Friend of the Foundation - presented by the Long Island Film-TV Foundation in 1997.

My films are just going out to festivals now.