Film Society of Summit
Lisa Reznik, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, studied Journalism at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at New York University and French at the University of Paris, La Sorbonne. She has written two feature-length screenplays, three short screen-plays and two stage plays. She has been a high school teacher of French and Journalism. Left Bank Bookseller has been screened at film festivals in the U.S. and Ireland and won the Audience Choice Award in at the NYC Downtown Choice Awards in May 2012. Lisa wrote and directed two shorts that have been produced in 2013: TETE-A-TETE which was filmed in Paris, and 95 Decibels featuring the actor Goran Visnijc which was filmed in New York and in Summit, NJ. Lisa founded the Film Society of Summit in September, 2012 to bring independent dramatic and documentary films to the local community.
- Professional Credits
- Director-Writer A Holocaust Journey: Lessons We Learned, Documentary, 2021
Writer-Director: 95 Decibels short film
Writer-Director: Tete-A-Tete short film
Writer-Producer: Left Bank Bookseller short film
Director: The Film Society of Summit (Summit, NJ)
- Industry Awards
- Audience Choice Award for Left Bank Bookseller (27 mins) at NY Downtown Short Film Festival in 2012. Best Educational Short for 95 Decibels at International Family Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 2014.