Resource Guide

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ACCOUNTANTS

Trevanna Post
161 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 902, New York, NY 10013
Corporate Partner: Angel

Trevanna Post, Inc. is New York’s premiere post production accounting firm for feature films. We have been located in the Brill Building for ten years and have worked on over 80 features and documentaries, for most of the major film studios and New York independents. We are uniquely suited to provide accounting expertise to every budget size on both domestic and international productions, as well as being experts on the New York City and State tax credit submissions.
Website: www.trevannapost.com

Contact: Jennifer Freed, President
Phone: 212-541-7678


Schulman Lobel
1001 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 1000 New York, NY 10018
Corporate Partner: Patron

Contact: Anita Katzen, CPA
Email: AKatzen@schulmanlobel.com
Phone: 212-868-5781 ext. 224
Fax: 212-868-5782
Website: www.schulmanlobel.com

BROADCAST/CABLE CHANNELS & NETWORKS

HBO
1100 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036
Corporate Partner: Visionary
Phone: 212-512-1000
HBO, a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. (TWE), provides two 24-hour premium TV services — HBO and Cinemax — to subscribers across the United States via cable, C-band satellite, direct broadcast satellite (DBS), and microwave (MMDS). Each month, HBO offers more than 90 theatrical motion pictures — ranging from top box office hits to a broad spectrum of popular films — as well as exclusive programming, including original movies, series, comedies, documentaries, family shows, and world-class sporting events. HBO was launched in November of 1972.
Website: www.hbo.com


Viacom
Corporate Partner: Angel
Viacom connects with our diverse audiences everywhere they are. As a leading global entertainment content company, we know what our viewers want and proudly deliver it across the globe through television, motion pictures and a wide range of digital media.

Media Networks includes favorites like BET, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, Centric, CMT, Spike, TV Land, Logo and more than 160 networks around the world. In addition, digital assets such as Neopets, Addicting Games, BET.com and Quizilla offer compelling and interactive content, providing an even deeper connection with our devoted and focused demographics.

Paramount Pictures Corporation offers audiences access to a huge library of top films through brands like Paramount Pictures, Paramount Insurge, MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Home Entertainment.

Fueled by our world-class brands, Viacom serves an ever-growing population of kids, tweens, teens and adults who want their favorite media and entertainment, 24/7.
Website: www.viacom.com

 

CASTING

Central Casting
875 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10001
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 646 205-8244
Your connection to the leading background actors casting company in the United States! Central Casting has been providing the entertainment industry with background talent for more than 80 years, offering a full range of background services for every type of production from offices in Los Angeles and New York. So whether you’re a producer looking for background talent, or a background actor looking for work, the crew at Central Casting has the experience and expertise to help meet all of your background needs.
Website: www.centralcasting.org


Liz Lewis Casting Partners
Leadership Member
151 West 19th Street, 3rd Floor
Phone: 212-645-1500
Liz Lewis is the principal of Liz Lewis Casting Partners Inc.
Liz Lewis Casting Partners is an awards winning casting services company. One of those awards is being voted best commercial casting directors by Backstage. In addition to commercial work, we are currently casting the new BROADWAY musical STORMY WEATHER, the life story of Lena Horne. The out of town try out was at the Pasadena Playhouse in January, which received rave reviews and was the biggest sell out in Pasadena Playhouse history. Our company is now nominated for a CSA AWARD for Outstanding Achievement in Casting for the production of Stormy Weather!
We are working on many exciting FILMS and TV SHOWS/PILOTS including the feature, Longstreet, 2 TV Shows/Pilots and 5 SAG short films. In addition, we recently cast 4 short films for HBO Sports directed by Paul Mecurio that are getting some great reviews. Some of our most recent completed films are Dumping Lisa, War Against the Week, and The Project with Michael Stahl-David, which won the audience award for best film at Slamdance 2008.
We have been working with many noted Directors both veteran and newcomers and always look forward to working on the next project with the varied group of talented people.
Website: www.lizlewis.com

Contact: Liz Lewis
Casting Director
liz@lizlewis.com
Fax: 212-645-2483


Elaine Del Valle
Platinum Member
516-729-8200
Elaine Del Valle, a native New York native and multiple award-winning actress, writer, producer and casting director, is the owner and president of Del Valle Casting, which provides English and Spanish language Casting Services for commercials, print, radio, industrials, TV and film. Casting services are based in New York City, with branches in Los Angeles and Miami Beach. We have competitive rates with discounts for NYWIFT Members. Our services include: Same Day Client Links, Edited Reel Client Presentations, On Camera, Voice Over, Print, Real People Testimonials, Extras, Vehicles and Interpreting.

Del Valle is certified as an MBE. A successful commercial actor for over two decades she founded Del Valle Casting in 1998. The company is modeled after her best casting experiences and made better by advanced technical savvy, high morale, love for the work we do and respect for the people around us. Del Valle has been recognized as a “Trendsetter” at the 2013 MultiCultural Media Forum. Clients include AARP, McDonald’s, ConAgra, Kentucky Fried Chicken and The Rush Card.
Website: www.delvallecasting.com

Contact: Elaine Del Valle
President
delvallecasting@gmail.com
Phone: 917-488-8549

DISTRIBUTORS

Freixenet USA Incorporated
342 Madison Avenue
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
Freixenet is one of Spain’s leading producers of cava (Spain’s sparkling wine alternative to champagne) and a leading producer of still wines as well. Founded in 1861, the company has been producing cava since 1914, including its world-renowned Carta Nevada, launched in 1941, and Cordon Negro, launched in 1974. More recently, the company has released premium Cordon Negro Vintage Cava Brut, launched in 2001. Freixenet also has established an international presence, with sales to more than 150 countries. International sales account for more than 50 percent of the group’s total. The company also has become an international wine producer, with wineries in the United States (Gloria Ferrer), Australia (Wingara Wine Group), and France (Yvon Mau in Bordeaux and Henri Abelé in the Champagne region), as well as vineyards in Mexico, Argentina, and Chile.
Website: www.freixenet.com

Contact: Colleen Polye
Area Manager
Phone: (518) 589-0520
Fax: (518) 589-5165


Kozinn + Sons
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
“Everyone needs at least one custom-made” suit and this “strong option for classic men’s clothing is the place to get it;” a broad selection of fabrics and “excellent craftsmanship” characterizes the experience, and the made-to-measure goods are “worth the longer wait”, since these tailors who are “in touch with customers’ needs” clothe your mediocre midsection magnificently”; finance types swear by all the saints that “good deals” can be had.
Website: www.kozinntailors.com 

DVD AUTHORING AND DUPLICATION

Park Avenue Post
419 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
Phone: 212-689-POST (7678)
Park Avenue Post, Inc is a full service post production facility. Established in 1992, Park Avenue Post continues to provide innovative and cutting edge creative solutions for our clients’ Editing, Audio Post, Graphics, Motion-Control, Closed-captioning, Subtitling, DVD Authoring and Duplication needs.
Website: www.parkavenuepost.com

Contact: Ken Schur
ken@parkavenuepost.com
Phone: 212-689-7678
Fax: 212-689-7544
Contact: Nigel Kettle
nigel@parkavenuepost.com
Phone: 212-689-7678
Fax: 212-689-7544

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND COACHING

Marilyn Horowitz
Leadership Member
Phone: 212-600-1115
Marilyn Horowitz, the president of ArtMar Productions and creator of The Horowitz System®, is an award-winning NYU professor, a producer, a screenwriter, and a successful New York-based writing coach. She is the author of How to Write a Screenplay in 10 Weeks and The Four Magic Questions of Screenwriting and the middle school edition of her system is used as part of the Lights, Camera, Literacy program. She teaches Writing a Screenplay in 10 Weeks and The Master Class at New York University.
Website: www.MarilynHorowitz.com

Contact: Marilyn Horowitz
marilyn.horowitz@gmail.com
Fax: (646) 390-1945

ENTERTAINMENT

On Location Tours
6 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
Platinum Member
Phone: 212-913-9780
On Location Tours, the 2013 Concierge Choice Award Winner for Sightseeing and Tours, is one of the world’s largest TV and movie tour companies and the only one operating in multiple cities. The tours feature sites from the hottest and latest on the big and small screen. Founded in 1999 by Georgette Blau, it has quickly become one of the East Coast’s most popular tourist attractions serving over 100,000 tourists and locals annually. Some of the tours include: New York TV & Movie Sites, Sex and the City Hotspots, Gossip Girl Sites, Sopranos Sites, TMZ Tour NYC, TCM Classic Film Tour, Central Park TV & Movie Sites, Boston TV & Movie Sites and Boston Movie Mile.
Website: onlocationtours.com

Contact: Georgette Blau
President
gblau@onlocationtours.com
Phone: 212-683-1961
Fax: 212-683-0274

EQUIPMENT

Adorama Camera
42 West 18th Street
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-741-0401, ext. 2037
Adorama is more than a camera store – it’s one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers. Serving customers for more than 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to include the leading online destination for photography, video and consumer electronics. Adorama’s vast product offerings encompass home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional video and audio, while its services include an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix, pro equipment rental at Adorama Rental Company, and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free education for photographers in online channels such as the popular Adorama TV.

Website: www.adorama.com

Contact: Raymond Blumenthal
raymondb@adorama.com
Phone: 212-741-0401, ext 2299


MYT Works, Inc.
242 West 30th Street NY, NY 10001
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 212-337-3789
MYT Works, Inc. is a manufacturer and retailer of camera movement equipment for professional grips and camera operators. Our products are industrial-grade, easy to use, modular and multi-purpose tools that work across systems, and if abused, can be repaired on location.
Website: www.mytworks.com

Contact: Patricia Rattray, Director
patricia@mytworks.com
Phone: 212-337-3789
Contact: Simon Alexander, Associate
simon@mytworks.com
Phone: 212-337-2789


Blackmagic Design
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com.
Website: www.blackmagicdesign.com

Contact: Kenna Luguri
Senior Communications Manager
kenna@blackmagicdesign.com

FINANCIAL EDUCATION, PLANNING & SERVICES

City National Bank
1140 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10036
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 917-322-0615
Website: www.cnb.com

Contact: Lisa Berg
Vice President
Lisa.berg@cnb.com
Phone: (917) 322 0959


BNY Mellon Wealth Management
200 Park Avenue 54th Floor
Corporate Partner: Benefactor
Phone: 212-22-4535
BNY Mellon Wealth Management is a leading wealth manager, and was named in 2014 by Family Wealth Report as the top U.S. Private Bank and the top Private Bank serving Family Offices. Barron’s ranked it the 7th largest U.S. wealth manager in 2014. The firm has more than two centuries of experience in providing services to clients who today include financially successful individuals and families, their family offices and business enterprises, planned giving programs, and endowments and foundations. It has $190 billion in private client assets, as of Dec.31, 2014, and an extensive network of offices in the U.S. and internationally. BNY Mellon Wealth Management, which provides investment management, custody, wealth and estate planning and private banking services, conducts business through various operating subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. For more information go to bnymellonwealthmanagement.com or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellonWealth.

Website: https://www.bnymellonwealth.com/

Contact: Lilian Kandt
Vice President and Regional Marketing Coordinator
lilian.kandt@bnymellon.com
Phone: (212) 922-4535
Fax: (212) 922-4590


Element Financial Group
Corporate Partner: Benefactor
Element’s approach to wealth preservation, growth and transference creates an experience for clients that is personalized, professional and comprehensive. Element is a distinctive wealth management firm that helps those who have incredible demands on their time and energy. Our full-service approach helps ensure that clients’ unique and diverse needs are met by objective and knowledgeable experts.
Website: www.elementfinancialgroup.com/

Contact: milana@elementfinancialgroup.com


Fortis Lux Financial/William Fischer
Corporate Partner
Phone: 212-578-6762
William is an advisor with the Fortis Lux Financial Group of New York, a full service office of MassMutual. He works with NYWIFT members in all facets of insurance, investments and financial strategies. NYWIFT members have the opportunity for complimentary visits with William to review their present financial situation, identify their goals and create a strategy to achieve the goals.

William also offers NYWIFT business owners complimentary benefits consultations. Whether you want to implement your first benefits package (group health, dental, ancillary benefits, retirement plans) or review your present package, William has a full team of benefits professionals that will help you navigate the full maze of cost and regulation.

From William:

“My mission is to help individuals develop financial strategies, and achieve those strategies through various financial products that are designed to meet your present and future needs.

My process is simple and will never make you feel embarrassed about your financial knowledge. My primary strategy is to educate you as to where you are versus what you want to accomplish…and what products and services are available to best get you there

Once your strategy is established, my job does not end. Instead, it shifts into a more service oriented role. Your financial strategy is a fluid, ever changing plan. With that in mind, I will be in regular contact to make sure the plan we set in motion yesterday, is still working just as effectively today. Should we decide, adjustments are necessary, I will present, discuss and implement our decision. Together, we will create a roadmap to take you where you want to be.”

Contact: William Fischer at 212 578 6762 or wfischer@fortislux.com.

Website: www.fortislux.com

Contact: William Fischer
Financial Advisor
wfischer@fortislux.com
Phone: 212-578-6762
Fax: 212-578-8865


Signature Bank
261 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 646-822-1393
Signature Bank is a New York-based full-service commercial bank with 11 offices located throughout the metropolitan area. Signature offers a wide range of business and personal banking products and services in a private client setting. It also provides investment, brokerage, asset management, and insurance services through its subsidiary, Signature Securities Group Corporation — member NASD/SIPC, licensed broker-dealer, and investment adviser. Signature has been ranked as “biggest gainer” in assets in 2003 by Crain’s and among the top five percent of commercial banks in the country.
Website: www.signatureny.com

Contact: Philip M. Glazer
Group Director/SVP

GROUP BENEFITS CONSULTING

Fortis Lux Financial/William Fischer
Corporate Partner star
Phone: 212-578-6762
William is an advisor with the Fortis Lux Financial Group of New York, a full service office of MassMutual. He works with NYWIFT members in all facets of insurance, investments and financial strategies. NYWIFT members have the opportunity for complimentary visits with William to review their present financial situation, identify their goals and create a strategy to achieve the goals.

William also offers NYWIFT business owners complimentary benefits consultations. Whether you want to implement your first benefits package (group health, dental, ancillary benefits, retirement plans) or review your present package, William has a full team of benefits professionals that will help you navigate the full maze of cost and regulation.

From William:

“My mission is to help individuals develop financial strategies, and achieve those strategies through various financial products that are designed to meet your present and future needs.

My process is simple and will never make you feel embarrassed about your financial knowledge. My primary strategy is to educate you as to where you are versus what you want to accomplish…and what products and services are available to best get you there

Once your strategy is established, my job does not end. Instead, it shifts into a more service oriented role. Your financial strategy is a fluid, ever changing plan. With that in mind, I will be in regular contact to make sure the plan we set in motion yesterday, is still working just as effectively today. Should we decide, adjustments are necessary, I will present, discuss and implement our decision. Together, we will create a roadmap to take you where you want to be.”

Contact: William Fischer at 212 578 6762 or wfischer@fortislux.com.

Website: www.fortislux.com

Contact: William Fischer
Financial Advisor
wfischer@fortislux.com
Phone: 212-578-6762
Fax: 212-578-8865

INSURANCE

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
2350 Empire Avenue, Burbank, CA 91504
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 818-972-3334
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is one of the world’s leading insurers for corporate and specialty risks. We offer our clients and brokers specialist local coverage while giving access to the full international Allianz Group network to complement their insurance solutions.
Website: www.agcs.allianz.com

Contact: Susan McGuirl
Phone: 818-972-3334


Front Row Insurance
Corporate Partner: Angel
Front Row is an insurance brokerage that focuses on entertainment insurance. We specialize in: film production, music, new media, art and theatre. We also have expertise in fairs, festivals and special events. In 2016 we insured $1.9 billion in production budgets. Our staff has spent a collective 520 years in the insurance industry- we put this experience to work for our clients.

Front Row was created August 1, 2009 with the merger of Focus Insurance Brokers and the entertainment division of Jones Brown Inc., creating a separate, privately held company, owned by the principals of Front Row.

As a result of our size and experience, we feel we can offer our clients the best premiums and coverage available. Please contact us, we would love to hear from you.
Website: www.frontrowinsurance.com

Contact: Stacie O`Beirne
Senior Vice President
Stacie@frontrowinsurance.com
Phone: 646-849-4114


Integro Insurance
777 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-702-3300
Integro Insurance provides insurance solutions for the entertainment industry.
Website: www.venturainsurance.com

Contact: Christine Sadofsky
Managing Principal
Christine.Sadofsky@integrogroup.com
Phone: (212) 702-3300


AON Corporation
48 West 25th Street, 12th Floor New York, NY 10010
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 212-627-7400
AON/Albert G. Ruben provides specialized insurance and risk management services in a variety of areas, including: motion picture/television production, venues and facilities, payroll services, equipment, prop rental and post-production houses, theme restaurants/night clubs, musicians/performers, sports teams, leagues and athletes, promoters, communications, documentary, industrial, commercial and educational productions, amusement/theme parks, infomercials, destination resorts, sponsorship liability, and racetracks.
Website: www.aon.com

Contact: George Walden
President
Phone: (212) 627-7400
Fax: (212) 633-1457


Debra Kozee
19 Fulton Street, Suite 308A, New York, NY 10038
Platinum Member
Phone: 212-406-4499
Debra Kozee is President and Chief Executive Officer of C & S Int’l Insurance Brokers, Inc.— an independent insurance brokerage, solely owned and managed by women — that specializes in insurance for media, entertainment and performing arts. C & S works with independent filmmakers and producers of documentaries, commercials, corporate and educational films, videos, and other media. Debra designs special insurance programs, develops new business, and oversees the firms operation. Debra is the only insurance industry professional with membership in both NYWIFT (New York Women in Film & Television) and the League of Professional Theatre Women. Debra also served a as Treasurer of NYWIFT.
Website: www.csins.com

Contact: Debra Kozee
President
kozee@csins.com
Phone: 212-406-4499

LABS

PostWorks New York
The Lab/Processing 227 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017 & The Lab/Dailies 100 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10013
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
212.894.4000/212.661.2530
PostWorks’ state of the art film laboratory processes 35mm, Super 35mm, 16mm, and Super 16mm color negative, and provides push/pull developing, skip bleach, and cross processing. The Lab transfers film to all formats of HD and SD as well as to drive, has the ability to work with a wide range of audio sources, and offers duplication and standards conversions from and to all formats.
Website: www.pwny.com

Contact: inquiry@pwny.com

LEGAL SERVICES

Outten & Golden, LLP
3 Park Avenue, 39th Floor
Corporate Partner: Angel
Outten & Golden, LLP enjoys a strong national reputation for representing employees, executives and partners in all areas of employment law. From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in class action and impact litigation, Outten & Golden LLP is a recognized leader in the field of employment law. They take great pride in our innovative approach to the practice of law and our firm’s focus on protecting and promoting employee rights.
Website: www.outtengolden.com


Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-980-0120
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz is the leading New York-based entertainment law firm and one of the most respected media and entertainment law firms in the nation. For more than 30 years, the firm has provided superior legal services and strategic advice to clients in the motion picture, television, publishing, theatre, news, fashion, music, advertising, and new media industries. The firm represents leading actors, writers, directors, producers, radio and television personalities, playwrights, composers, musicians, comedians, models, and designers. Frankfurt Kurnit also represents production, distribution, syndication, broadcast, financing, and media companies – as well as high-level corporate executives at these companies. The firm’s 55 lawyers advise partnerships, joint ventures, corporations, charitable organizations, and other businesses on all aspects of business formation, financing, operations, employment, tax, and mergers and sales. It has a sophisticated estate planning and administration practice, and provides high-level litigation and dispute resolution services as well.

Website: www.fgks.com

Contact: Marc Handelman
Director of Marketing
mhandelman@fkks.com
Phone: (212) 826-5578
Fax: (347) 438-2184


Moses & Singer
Corporate Partner: Patron
Since 1919, Moses & Singer lawyers have served our clients with cost-effective and results-driven legal advice. Our lawyers are nationally known in entertainment law, and in addition to their extensive transactional experience, they have played a key role in landmark litigation and in legislative efforts that shape the law on intellectual property and creative works. We advise companies of all sizes and individuals in the television, motion picture, internet and merchandising industries as well as in book, periodical and music publishing. We also counsel clients in the recording industry, advertising industry, electronic media, and performing arts. As a full service law firm, we offer complete and comprehensive representation by working collaboratively with other practice areas such as corporate, securities, tax, bankruptcy and banking and finance.
Website: www.mosessinger.com

Contact: Elizabeth A. Corradino, Partner
ecorradino@mosessinger.com
Phone: 212.554.7892 (direct)
Fax: 917.206.4392
Contact: Cathy J. Frankel, Partner
cfrankel@mosessinger.com
Phone: 212.554.7848 (direct)
Fax: 917.206.4348


Sloss Eckhouse LawCo LLP
555 West 25th Street, 4th Floor
Corporate Partner: Patron
Sloss Eckhouse LawCo LLP is a full service entertainment law firm providing counsel in business transactions for the entertainment and media industries. Founded in 1993, the firm represents clients in all aspects of motion picture, television and new media financing, production and distribution, including actors, writers, directors and producers, as well as production companies, financiers and television networks. Sloss Eckhouse advises clients in negotiating commercial endorsements, sponsorships, merchandising and other licensing deals. The firm also services clients in the recording and music publishing industries, including musicians, songwriters, recording companies and music publishers.
Website: www.slosslaw.com

Contact: receptiongroup@slosslaw.com
Phone: 212-627-9898
Fax: 212-627-9498


Bryan Cave, LLP
1290 Ave of the Americas # 33, New York, NY 10104-3399
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: (212) 541-2000
Bryan Cave offers a broad spectrum of legal services to companies and individuals throughout the entertainment and media industries. We provide domestic and international representation of producers and distributors of filmed entertainment (motion pictures and television) in all aspects of acquisition, financing, co-financing, production and distribution. We also represent television, cable, radio and satellite
broadcasters of entertainment programming.
Website: www.bryancave.com


Barbara Hoffman
330 West 72nd Street
Platinum Member
(212) 873-6200
Barbara Hoffman’s law offices provides legal services to the film, television, new media, publishing and art industries in the areas of intellectual property, counseling, licensing, litigation and co-venture. Barbara speaks fluent French, Spanish, and Italian. She has served as an arbitrator for the American film market and represents producers, directors, new media CEO’s and content providers.

Contact: Barbara Hoffman
Attorney
artlaw@hoffmanlaw.org
Phone: 212-873-6200
Fax: (212) 974-7245


Law Offices of Diane Krausz
1501 Broadway, Suite 1606, New York, NY 10036
Platinum Member
212-244-5292
Diane Krausz has 30 years of experience in entertainment law overseeing the crucial and business aspects of art including; contract negotiations, licensing and merchandising. She specializes in: Minors in Entertainment, Theatre and Live Performances, Independent Film, and Literary Rights.
Website: www.DianeKrausz.com

Contact: Diane Krausz
DKrausz@DianeKrausz.com
Phone: 212-244-5292


Law Offices of Judith B. Bass
1325 Avenue of the Americas, 27th Floor
Platinum Member
(212) 873-6568
Judy Bass is a media and entertainment attorney whose solo practice is dedicated to addressing the needs of clients in the creative community. She concentrates on television and film production and distribution deals (including reality television and animation), rights licensing and intellectual property matters, book and magazine publishing, digital media, theater and the visual arts. She also handles licensing and merchandising deals. She is a former business affairs executive with over twenty-five years of experience both with a major law firm and at premier media and entertainment companies. She is also a frequent speaker at bar association and industry events. She is committed to providing personal attention and quality representation on a cost-effective basis.
Website: www.jbbasslaw.com

Contact: Judy Bass
Attorney
jbb@jbbasslaw.com
Phone: 212 873-6568

MOTION PICTURE STUDIOS

Viacom
Corporate Partner: Angel
Viacom connects with our diverse audiences everywhere they are. As a leading global entertainment content company, we know what our viewers want and proudly deliver it across the globe through television, motion pictures and a wide range of digital media.

Media Networks includes favorites like BET, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, Centric, CMT, Spike, TV Land, Logo and more than 160 networks around the world. In addition, digital assets such as Neopets, Addicting Games, BET.com and Quizilla offer compelling and interactive content, providing an even deeper connection with our devoted and focused demographics.

Paramount Pictures Corporation offers audiences access to a huge library of top films through brands like Paramount Pictures, Paramount Insurge, MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Home Entertainment.

Fueled by our world-class brands, Viacom serves an ever-growing population of kids, tweens, teens and adults who want their favorite media and entertainment, 24/7.
Website: www.viacom.com

OTHER

Verizon
Corporate Partner: Angel
Website: www.verizon.com

 


Dorr Design Associates, Inc.
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
Website: https://www.dorrdesign.com


Your Book Is Your Hook!
Leadership Member
Phone: 917-727-8434

Jennifer S. Wilkov is a #1 international best-selling award-winning author, an award-winning freelance writer, the Literary Agent Matchmaker™ and a respected book & business consultant in her business called “Your Book Is Your Hook!” She is also a popular media personality as the host and executive producer of the popular radio talk show “Your Book Is Your Hook!” on WomensRadio, a blogger for books for the Huffington Post, and a columnist for the award-winning magazine PUBLISHED and Book Marketing Magazine. She supports first time writers and seasoned authors with the essentials to become a bestseller: a great project, a strong platform and a well-polished pitch, presentation and hook for their book. She educates and assists them with the writing, marketing and getting published processes (traditional with an agent, self-publishing and e-publishing) for their book ideas and projects as well as the building of their platform to raise their visibility to readers, the media, Hollywood and beyond. She also guides them with the steps to take their creative ideas to Hollywood film and television as well as Broadway theater. She continues to passionately teach and educate writers as a speaker at writers conferences and for groups and teaches online for writers’ resources such as The Writers Store, Writers Digest, and others. www.YourBookIsYourHook.com

Jennifer is also the creator of The Next Bestseller™ Weekend Workshop, a safe space that provides writers with exclusive access to the dream team to help you prepare and practice your pitch BEFORE you have to talk about your project with industry professionals and others. www.TheNextBestseller.com
Website: www.yourbookisyourhook.com

Contact: Jennifer S. Wilkov
yourbookisyourhook@gmail.com
Phone: 917.727.8434


On Location Tours
6 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
Platinum Member
Phone: (212) 913-9780
On Location Tours, the 2013 Concierge Choice Award Winner for Sightseeing and Tours, is one of the world’s largest TV and movie tour companies and the only one operating in multiple cities. The tours feature sites from the hottest and latest on the big and small screen. Founded in 1999 by Georgette Blau, it has quickly become one of the East Coast’s most popular tourist attractions serving over 100,000 tourists and locals annually. Some of the tours include: New York TV & Movie Sites, Sex and the City Hotspots, Gossip Girl Sites, Sopranos Sites, TMZ Tour NYC, TCM Classic Film Tour, Central Park TV & Movie Sites, Boston TV & Movie Sites and Boston Movie Mile.
Website: onlocationtours.com

Contact: Georgette Blau
President
gblau@onlocationtours.com
Phone: 2126831961
Fax: 2126830274

PAYROLL SERVICES

Entertainment Partners
875 6th Avenue, 15th Floor
Corporate Partner: Star
Phone: 212-953-0044
Entertainment Partners is the leading entertainment payroll service company in the industry. With offices in New York City, Burbank, California, Orlando, Florida and affiliates in Vancouver, Toronto, Tokyo, Sydney, Auckland, and the UK, Entertainment Partners provides production, commercial, and residual payroll services, a broad spectrum of software services, casting through central casting and 24-hour, 7-day-a-week customer support.
Website: www.ep-services.com

Contact: Joann Marcianti
Marketing Administration
Phone: (212) 953-4165
Fax: (212) 953-3268


CAPS
65 Bleeker Street 13th Floor New York, NY 10012
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-925-1415
Since 1991, CAPS has been the leading payroll solutions partner for hundreds of companies throughout the entertainment world, including television commercial production, feature films, television, high-profile sports and entertainment venues, and music tours. We are also the largest nationwide extras talent payroll company, working with every major studio and independent production company in the industry.
Website: www.capspayroll.com

Contact: Vickie Zamora
Vice President of Features and Television
vzamora@capspayroll.com
Phone: (212) 925-1415


Greenslate
150 West 30th Street, Suite 405, New York, NY 10001
Corporate Partner: Visionary
Phone: 212-206-1099
Leveraging two decades of experience in the entertainment industry, GreenSlate advances the business of content production by seamlessly integrating people, processes, and technology to meet the essential business needs of content producers. GreenSlate offers production ready and people friendly entertainment payroll and business services with simple and innovative digital solutions created for you and your crew.

At GreenSlate, we design and build software to make everything easier and more efficient for productions…cutting the paperwork, paper-pushing, paper-chasing, and other time-consuming, soul-crushing, wasteful things you don’t like doing with paper. We can help you run your production like clockwork, without the paperwork. That’s how we’re wired.

We’re breaking new ground, and in the process, doing some real good. For the business of production. For the people behind it. And for the environment. From budget to delivery, GreenSlate’s technology, tax management, and benefits services enable production teams to focus more on what they do best – create inspiring content.
Website: https://gslate.com/

Contact: Kerry LaiFatt
Sales Account Executive
kerry.laifatt@gslate.com
Contact: Paul Cosentino
EVP – Sales & New Business Development
paul.cosentino@gslate.com

PERSONAL INSURANCE

Fortis Lux Financial/William Fischer
Corporate Partner
Phone: 212-578-6762
William is an advisor with the Fortis Lux Financial Group of New York, a full service office of MassMutual. He works with NYWIFT members in all facets of insurance, investments and financial strategies. NYWIFT members have the opportunity for complimentary visits with William to review their present financial situation, identify their goals and create a strategy to achieve the goals.

William also offers NYWIFT business owners complimentary benefits consultations. Whether you want to implement your first benefits package (group health, dental, ancillary benefits, retirement plans) or review your present package, William has a full team of benefits professionals that will help you navigate the full maze of cost and regulation.

From William:

“My mission is to help individuals develop financial strategies, and achieve those strategies through various financial products that are designed to meet your present and future needs.

My process is simple and will never make you feel embarrassed about your financial knowledge. My primary strategy is to educate you as to where you are versus what you want to accomplish…and what products and services are available to best get you there

Once your strategy is established, my job does not end. Instead, it shifts into a more service oriented role. Your financial strategy is a fluid, ever changing plan. With that in mind, I will be in regular contact to make sure the plan we set in motion yesterday, is still working just as effectively today. Should we decide, adjustments are necessary, I will present, discuss and implement our decision. Together, we will create a roadmap to take you where you want to be.”

Contact: William Fischer at 212 578 6762 or wfischer@fortislux.com.

Website: www.fortislux.com

Contact: William Fischer
Financial Advisor
wfischer@fortislux.com
Phone: 212-578-6762
Fax: 212-578-8865

POST-PRODUCTION

Company 3
435 Hudson Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10014
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-444-5600
Company 3 is a comprehensive post production facility with an incredible roster of renowned, award-winning colorists known for creative color artistry in features, commercials, TV, & music videos. Recent film and TV credits include The Martian, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Spectre, Spotlight, Beasts of No Nation, He Named Me Malala, Joy, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Foxcather, Fargo, and Narcos.
Website: www.bydeluxe.com

Contact: Jackie Lee
Vice President
jackie.lee@company3.com


Goldcrest Films
Corporate Partner: Friend
Operating from London and New York, Goldcrest is a long established and privately owned integrated filmed entertainment company. Highly skilled talent, expertise and experience underpin the company’s activities in three distinct operational areas:

Goldcrest Films oversees the production, distribution and marketing of films produced by Goldcrest and third-party acquisitions, in addition to monetising Goldcrest’s celebrated library of over 100 titles.

Goldcrest Post is a market leading supplier of Academy Award and BAFTA winning post-production services. The company’s extensive list of credits include Murder On The Orient Express, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Death of Stalin, Killing of a Sacred Deer and Baby Driver.

Goldcrest Finance raises funds and structures transactions in the media sector and has funded films ranging in budget from $3 million to $98 million, of which four have opened at number 1 at the US box office.
Website: https://www.goldcrestpostny.com/

Contact: Djaka Souare
Producer/Development Specialist
Dsouare@goldcrestfilms.com


The Studio – B&H
420 9th Avenue between 33rd and 34th, New York, NY
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 212-502-6370
The Studio – B&H is a division which caters to broadcast and digital cinema professionals. The Studio consists of highly skilled engineers with real world experience as well as a professional showroom located in Midtown Manhattan. The Studio offers: consultation, system design, system integration, pre & post-sales support, and specialized demos.

Website: www.bhphotovideo.com/find/thestudio.jsp

Contact: Michel Suissa
Project Manager, The Studio@B&H
michels@bhphoto.com
Phone: 212.239.7500 x2235
Contact: Rebecca Perlman
rebeccap@bhphoto.com


Trevanna Post
161 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 902, New York, NY 10013
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-541-7678
Trevanna Post, Inc. is New York’s premiere post production accounting firm for feature films. We have been located in the Brill Building for ten years and have worked on over 80 features and documentaries, for most of the major film studios and New York independents. We are uniquely suited to provide accounting expertise to every budget size on both domestic and international productions, as well as being experts on the New York City and State tax credit submissions.
Website: www.trevannapost.com

Contact: Jennifer Freed
President
Phone: 212-541-7678


Blackmagic Design
Corporate Partner: In Kind
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com.
Website: www.blackmagicdesign.com

Contact: Kenna Luguri
Senior Communications Manager
kenna@blackmagicdesign.com


Cineric, Inc.
630 9th Avenue, Ste. 508
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
Phone: 212-586-4822
New York’s leading Motion Picture Film Post Production Facility, Cineric Inc. specializes in digital effects, preservation and restoration, image processing, film scanning and recording, video to film transfer, title design, blow-ups, optical effects and anamorphic conversions.
Website: www.cineric.com

Contact: Bob Freemon
V.O. & General Manager
bob@cineric.com
Phone: (917) 450-3911
Fax: (212) 582-3744


Park Avenue Post
419 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Corporate Partner star
212-689-POST (7678)
Park Avenue Post, Inc is a full service post production facility. Established in 1992, Park Avenue Post continues to provide innovative and cutting edge creative solutions for our clients’ Editing, Audio Post, Graphics, Motion-Control, Closed-captioning, Subtitling, DVD Authoring and Duplication needs.
Website: www.parkavenuepost.com

Contact: Ken Schur
ken@parkavenuepost.com
Phone: 212-689-7678
Fax: 212-689-7544
Contact: Nigel Kettle
nigel@parkavenuepost.com
Phone: 212-689-7678
Fax: 212-689-7544


Sync Sound/New City Sound, LLC
450 West 56th Street
Corporate Partner star
Phone: 212-246-5580
Sync Sound is a full-service, 12-room, audio post-production facility that features sound editing and design, ADR, Foley, an extensive SFX library, mixing in stereo, Dolby Surround, 5.1 and playbacks to all video formats.
Website: www.syncsound.com

Contact: Christina Faist
Phone: (212) 246-5580
Fax: (212) 399-6099


Edgeworx Studios
Cassandra Del Viscio, Platinum Member
Edgeworx Studios specializes in Visual Effects, Animation and Motion Graphics. From concept to completion, the Edgeworx Studios team is known for combining insightful creative with technical savvy. We produce animation, visual effects, and motion graphics for film, television, virtual reality, special venue and corporate projects. We are a family of animators, designers, producers, and filmmakers whose passion and commitment to excellence drives everything that we do. We take pride in our client partnerships, and provide the highest quality creative with cost effective, efficient budgets.
Website: www.edgeworxstudios.com

Contact: 
Cassandra Del Viscio
Executive Producer / Owner
Phone: 646 863 8189
cassandra@edgeworxstudios.com


Susan Mangiero, PhD
I Paint With Words, LLC
Platinum Member
Phone: 203-261-5519
Susan Mangiero and her production team understand messaging and will help you leverage your brand, strengthen market share and expand your audience. Using cost-effective use of advanced analytics, research, distribution expertise and content industry knowledge, I Paint With Words, LLC aids businesses, non-profits and individuals to optimize key factors that influence audience size and profitability. Services include: audience/competitor data analysis, digital media strategy development, website design, and creation of storytelling-focused promotional material to include press kits, speeches, banners, fliers, books and articles.
Website: www.ipaintwithwords.com

Contact: Susan Mangiero
Content Creation, Data Analysis/Research and Digital Media Strategy
contact@ipaintwithwords.com


Pat King Podell, Media Transcripts, Inc.
41 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024
Platinum Member
Pat King Podell is the president of Media Transcripts, Inc., which provides time-coded editing transcripts for documentaries, news magazine, interview and reality shows. Having been in business for over 30 years, Ms. Podell has adopted the high standards that make Media Transcripts the most highly respected transcription service in the media industry. Transcribers are carefully trained and monitored to assure their work is of the highest caliber. Media’s exclusive time-coding system provides an invaluable tool in post-production. Media works from Betacam, Super VHS, VHS, DAT, 3/4”, and audiocassettes and provides phone feed services for producers in the field.

Contact: Pat King Podell
pat@mediatranscripts.com
Phone: 212-362-1481

PRODUCTION SUPPLIES & SERVICES

Panavision
150 Varick St New York, NY 10013
Corporate Partner: Visionary
Phone: (212) 606-0700
When you see the name Panavision, it is not just a name. There is so much that more it represents: longevity, service, technical innovation, Academy and Emmy awards, and most importantly, people. There are numerous people over the years who have helped shape Panavision into the company it is today. Because of that, Panavision has enjoyed tremendous success with its wide variety of innovative products developed for and with filmmakers all over the world.

In addition to pioneering groundbreaking products, Panavision has long been known as a world-class leader when it comes to customer service. The expectation and execution of perfection in service is a goal that we have gladly placed on ourselves. This long tradition of service excellence is continually cited as one of the primary reasons that our customers choose Panavision.
Website: www.panavision.com

Contact: Terra Bliss
VP of Operations
terra.bliss@panavision.com
Phone: 347.601.6185


ARRI CSC
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-757-0906
Camera Service Center, Inc. is the largest film equipment rental company in the U.S., providing full-services and equipment including camera, lighting, grip, generators, trucks, remote heads, etc.
Website: www.arricsc.com


Kodak
360 W. 31st Street, New York, New York 10001
Corporate Partner: In Kind
800-242-2424
Kodak is a supplier of film products and related services to the motion picture industry.
Website: www.kodak.com


Tribeca Film Center
375 Greenwich Street
Corporate Partner: In Kind
Phone: 212-924-4000
Tribeca Films and Tribeca Film Center are film companies. Tribeca Film Center is an office building providing office space to entertainment professionals. TFC has conference rooms, executive services, and a screening room all conveniently located near all major subways.
Website: www.tribecafilm.com

Contact: Phone: 212-941-2000


Budd Enterprises
160 East 48th Street, #15T
Corporate Partner: In Kind
Phone: (212) 421-8846
Budd Enterprises is a company that serve the theatrical and entertainment industries in the New York metropolitan area. They ensure top quality with our exclusive use of Local 817 IBT Teamsters. BUDD enterprises provides a wide range of trucking and labor services for: movies, television shows, television networks, concerts, parades and other major events.
Website: buddenterprises.com

Contact: Nadine Schramm
President
greatns@aol.com
Phone: (212) 421-8846
Fax: (212) 319-5897


Adorama Pro
42 West 18th Street
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-741-0401, ext. 2037
Adorama is more than a camera store – it’s one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers. Serving customers for more than 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to include the leading online destination for photography, video and consumer electronics. Adorama’s vast product offerings encompass home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional video and audio, while its services include an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix, pro equipment rental at Adorama Rental Company, and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free education for photographers in online channels such as the popular Adorama TV.

Website: www.adorama.com

Contact: Raymond Blumenthal
raymondb@adorama.com
Phone: 212-741-0401 ext 2299
Contact: Phone: 212-741-0401


The Studio – B&H
420 9th Avenue between 33rd and 34th, New York, NY
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 212-502-6370
The Studio – B&H is a division which caters to broadcast and digital cinema professionals. The Studio consists of highly skilled engineers with real world experience as well as a professional showroom located in Midtown Manhattan. The Studio offers: consultation, system design, system integration, pre & post-sales support, and specialized demos.

Website: www.bhphotovideo.com/find/thestudio.jsp

Contact: Michel Suissa
Project Manager, The Studio@B&H
michels@bhphoto.com
Phone: 212.239.7500 x2235
Contact: Rebecca Perlman
rebeccap@bhphoto.com


Blackmagic Design
Corporate Partner: In Kind
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com.
Website: www.blackmagicdesign.com

Contact: Kenna Luguri
Senior Communications Manager
kenna@blackmagicdesign.com


Metrovision
508 West 24th Street
Corporate Partner: In Kind
Metrovision is a New York based Production Broadcast Service provider offering both an extensive inventory of the latest broadcast television and presentation equipment as well as a reliable and affordable turn-key solution to any production situation.
Website: www.metrovision-nyc.com/main.html

Contact: James McGillion
jim@metrovision-nyc.com
Phone: (212) 989-1515

PRODUCTION COMPANIES

Loreen Arbus Productions
8075 West Third Street, Suite 410
Corporate Partner: Premier
323-930-1244

Contact: arbusprod@arbusprod.com


RadicalMedia
435 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-462-1500
@radical media is a commercial production company specializing in the integration of marketing within original content, across all formats of media.
Website: www.radicalmedia.com

Contact: Jon Kamen
Chairman and CEO


Silvercup Studios
42-22 22nd Street
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 718-784-3390
Silvercup Studios is the largest independent, full-service film and television production facility in the northeastern U.S. The complex comprises a total of 17 shooting spaces on its Main Lot located at 42-22 22nd Street in Long Island City. Silvercup is has been home to HBO’s Sex and the City and The Sopranos and has hosted QVC’s home shopping channel, Q2, which broadcasts live, 18 hours- per-day. Over 400 commercials are produced at the facility each year including national campaigns for Wendy’s, Red Lobster, Old Navy, Victoria’s Secret, and MCI. Among the feature films which have been shot at Silvercup are: Godfather III; When Harry Met Sally; Romancing the Stone; Broadway Danny Rose; Working Girl; Sabrina; Great Expectations; Private Parts; Big Daddy.
Website: www.silvercupstudios.com


Tribeca Film Center
375 Greenwich Street
Corporate Partner star
Phone: 212-924-4000
Tribeca Films and Tribeca Film Center are film companies. Tribeca Film Center is an office building providing office space to entertainment professionals. TFC has conference rooms, executive services, and a screening room all conveniently located near all major subways.
Website: www.tribecafilm.com


Goldcrest Films
Corporate Partner: Friend
Operating from London and New York, Goldcrest is a long established and privately owned integrated filmed entertainment company. Highly skilled talent, expertise and experience underpin the company’s activities in three distinct operational areas:

Goldcrest Films oversees the production, distribution and marketing of films produced by Goldcrest and third-party acquisitions, in addition to monetising Goldcrest’s celebrated library of over 100 titles.

Goldcrest Post is a market leading supplier of Academy Award and BAFTA winning post-production services. The company’s extensive list of credits include Murder On The Orient Express, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Death of Stalin, Killing of a Sacred Deer and Baby Driver.

Goldcrest Finance raises funds and structures transactions in the media sector and has funded films ranging in budget from $3 million to $98 million, of which four have opened at number 1 at the US box office.
Website: https://www.goldcrestpostny.com/

Contact: Djaka Souare
Producer/Development Specialist
Dsouare@goldcrestfilms.com


Hearst Entertainment
888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 212-455-4000
Hearst Entertainment, Inc., founded in 198, is the domestic and international television production and distribution division of The Hearst Corporation. It is a leading producer and distributor of made-for-television movies, first-run entertainment, reality and documentary programming, and animated series for the global marketplace.
Website: www.hearstent.com


Metrovision
508 West 24th Street
Corporate Partner: In Kind
Metrovision is a New York based Production Broadcast Service provider offering both an extensive inventory of the latest broadcast television and presentation equipment as well as a reliable and affordable turn-key solution to any production situation.
Website: www.metrovision-nyc.com/main.html

Contact: James McGillion
jim@metrovision-nyc.com
Phone: (212) 989-1515


Jamie deRoy
Platinum Member
Phone: 212-757-7571
Jamie deRoy, President of Jamie deRoy & friends, inc., produces a bi-weekly cable TV show and a series of CDs. She was a producer of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at The Century Center, and also produced is original off-Broadway version. With Rick McKay, she produced the Emmy-nominated segment The Biggest Little Operas in Town for City Arts. Jamie is also one of the producers of McKay’s highly anticipated documentary, Broadway: The Golden Age. Jamie has earned a total of seven MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards, CaB Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award and nine Telly Awards. She is President Emeritus of MAC, and was one of the first women to join the famed New York Friars Club.
Website: www.jamiederoy.com

Contact: Jamie deRoy
Composer, Anchor/Reporter
jaimederoy@aol.com
Phone: (212) 757-7571
Fax: 212-246-5019


Susan Mangiero, PhD
I Paint With Words, LLC
Platinum Member
Phone: 203-261-5519
Susan Mangiero and her production team understand messaging and will help you leverage your brand, strengthen market share and expand your audience. Using cost-effective use of advanced analytics, research, distribution expertise and content industry knowledge, I Paint With Words, LLC aids businesses, non-profits and individuals to optimize key factors that influence audience size and profitability. Services include: audience/competitor data analysis, digital media strategy development, website design, and creation of storytelling-focused promotional material to include press kits, speeches, banners, fliers, books and articles.
Website: www.ipaintwithwords.com

Contact: Susan Mangiero
Content Creation, Data Analysis/Research and Digital Media Strategy
contact@ipaintwithwords.com


M.Y.R.A. Entertainment LLC
Platinum Member
Phone: 646-257-2057
Founded and established in 2007 by Margarethe Baillou, M.Y.R.A. (Movement. Youth. Resources. Art.) Entertainment, LLC is an independent, boutique-style film production company based in New York City. Projects include feature films, television series, documentaries, short films and video art. Intended to contribute to the well-being of society, all projects are violence-free and aim to be of entertaining, inspirational and educational character.
Website: www.myraentertainment.com

Contact: info@myraentertainment.com

PUBLICATIONS

Variety 411
Variety411 is the nation’s only QUALIFIED film, television, commercial and content production directory. From stages to craft services, from camera operators to set medics, you will find everything a professional production needs. Each company, service, and individual listed in our resource has been vetted to ensure they have experience that will enable your production to reach completion. For all equipment, services or crew needed from pre to post production, Variety411.com is your one-stop nationwide guide!

Website: www.Variety411.com


Variety
Corporate Partner: In-Kind
Phone: 323-857-6600
Since 1905, Variety has been the global entertainment news leader. Weekly Variety delivers unmatched coverage spanning the entire entertainment world. The industry leader since 1933, Hollywood-based Daily Variety is the most respected, most-read daily showbiz news source; sister publication Daily Variety — Gotham — launched in 1998 — additionally covers New York’s entertainment market. As the largest entertainment business news web site, Variety.com is accessed daily by sophisticated entertainment consumers and industry professionals for breaking news, reviews, video, research tools and commentary from around the world.
Website: www.Variety.com

SCRIPT CONSULTATION

Marilyn Horowitz
60 West 71st Street, 1A
Leadership Member
212-600-1115
Marilyn Horowitz, the president of ArtMar Productions and creator of The Horowitz System®, is an award-winning NYU professor, a producer, a screenwriter, and a successful New York-based writing coach. She is the author of How to Write a Screenplay in 10 Weeks and The Four Magic Questions of Screenwriting and the middle school edition of her system is used as part of the Lights, Camera, Literacy program. She teaches Writing a Screenplay in 10 Weeks and The Master Class at New York University.
Website: www.MarilynHorowitz.com

Contact: Marilyn Horowitz
marilyn.horowitz@gmail.com
Fax: (646) 390-1945

SOUND STAGES

Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS)
34-12 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 718-392-5600
Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS) has established itself as one of the largest and most sophisticated production centers in New York and on the East Coast. Built in 1920, it was the original home of Paramount Pictures, and over 100 silent films were made on its stages. Today, with over 500,000 square feet of sound stages, production office and service space and the only outdoor stage facility in New York, top films, television series, and digital on-demand series are made at the studio. Recent television and on-demand productions include the Netflix hit Orange is the New Black, NBC’s Shades of Blue, NBC’s Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris and Sesame Street, which has filmed at Kaufman Astoria Studios since 1992. Recent feature film productions include Birdman, How to Be Single, Deliver Us From Evil, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Men in Black 3, and The Bourne Legacy.
Website: www.kaufmanastoria.com


Silvercup Studios
42-22 22nd Street
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 718-784-3390
Silvercup Studios is the largest independent, full-service film and television production facility in the northeastern U.S. The complex comprises a total of 17 shooting spaces on its Main Lot located at 42-22 22nd Street in Long Island City. Silvercup is has been home to HBO’s Sex and the City and The Sopranos and has hosted QVC’s home shopping channel, Q2, which broadcasts live, 18 hours- per-day. Over 400 commercials are produced at the facility each year including national campaigns for Wendy’s, Red Lobster, Old Navy, Victoria’s Secret, and MCI. Among the feature films which have been shot at Silvercup are: Godfather III; When Harry Met Sally; Romancing the Stone; Broadway Danny Rose; Working Girl; Sabrina; Great Expectations; Private Parts; Big Daddy.
Website: www.silvercupstudios.com

TALENT

Karyn Feiner
250 West 54th Street, Suite 705
Platinum Member
Phone: 212-523-0460
Karyn Feiner is President of Chloé Productions, Inc., an established, full-service consulting firm that deals with talent-related issues within the entertainment and advertising industries. They personally handle all of your talent-related headaches: negotiating over-scale/celebrity endorsement contracts, interpreting union agreements, assisting with producing talent, estimating talent production costs, processing talent payroll services, network clearances, music licensing, issues on set, and more. They can help you with just one part of a specific project, or set up a comprehensive service that covers all your talent-related needs.
Website: www.chloepro.com

Contact: Karyn Feiner
President
kfeiner@chloepro.com
Phone: (212) 523-0460
Fax: (212) 523-0042

UNIONS / GUILD PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Theatrical Teamsters Local 817, IB of T
1 Hollow Ln, New Hyde Park, NY 11042
Corporate Partner: Benefactor
Phone: (516) 365-3470
Website: www.local817.org


IATSE
1515 Broadway, Suite 601
Corporate Partner: Angel
Phone: 212-730-1770

IATSE, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada, represent the finest craft technicians in the entertainment industry be they servicing stage, screen, television, or exhibition. They design, build, paint, dress, light, and record the audio and visual on videotape, film, or the minds of a live audience. I.A.T.S.E. develops it, prints it, edit its images and sound and distribute it to film theaters and television stations across the country where they project it for millions to enjoy.
Website: www.iatse-intl.org


Association of Independent Creative Editors
308 West 107 St., 35F
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 212-972-3556
Association of Independent Creative Editors is a trade association of member companies and independent commercial editorial companies.
Website: www.aice.org

Contact: John Held
Executive Director
johnaice@aol.com
Phone: 917-576-2719
Fax: 212-681-9481


The Writers Guild of America, East
250 Hudson Street New York, New York 10013
Corporate Partner: Friend
Phone: 212-767-7800
Website: www.wgaeast.org

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