SAT 8.10.19 3:15PM
The Industry Film Panel combines education and inspiration as some of the industry's finest professionals take the stage speaking about their beginnings and roles in the industry. Hear from and speak to these professionals as they answer the questions that are on your mind. Jumpstart your career at the Monmouth Film Festival Panel Event!
MEET THE 2019 PANEL
DP | Blackmagic Design
Bryan DeNovellis has 25 years of television broadcasting experience. Following his early work as an ESPN Production Assistant from 1993-1995, Bryan began his sports broadcasting career at Time Warner Cable in Palisades Park, NJ. In 2000, Bryan was hired as a sports anchor at News 12 New Jersey, eventually rising to Sports Director in 2009. While at News 12, Bryan covered two Super Bowls, two NBA Finals, three Stanley Cup Finals, and many more professional and collegiate sporting events. He has been nominated for nine New York Emmy Awards. Bryan is currently teaching television and video production at Holmdel High School, and enjoys working part-time as a news reporter at News 12 New Jersey.
Panel Moderator (News 12 NJ)
Nancy Leidersdorff is the Senior Vice President of Media Planning & Creative Strategy at Nickelodeon. In her current role, she manages and executes promotional campaigns across linear and digital platforms for Nickelodeon, Nick at Night, Nick Jr., TeenNick, NickToons, NickMusic and Nick Pluto TV channels. Previously, she was vice president of Promotional Planning and Strategy for the AMC network, where she was on the team that launched The Walking Dead and sunset Breaking Bad. Earlier in her career, she also worked at Spike TV and Food Network. Nancy and her husband, Jon, own the Lakehouse Music buildings in Asbury Park, NJ- inclusive of Lakehouse Music Academy and Lakehouse Recording Studios where musicians from around the globe come to record.
Senior VP | Nickelodeon
Eric Eremita is a World Famous Celebrity Contractor who has appeared on HGTV's Hit Show "Love It Or List It" for almost 70 episodes. Last season (2018) “Love It or List It” Scored Show’s Best Rating in Almost 5 Years with over 17 million viewers. He has also appeared on HGTV's Brother vs Brother Season 2, Starring Drew & Jonathan Scott aka "Property Brothers". Put simply, Eric has been called "The Design Boss" for his Savvy Style & No-Nonsense Personality.
HGTV Personality "Love It or List It"
Tor has won six Emmy’s for directing and producing, and one as a cinematographer. He’s an associate member of the American Cinematography Society (ASC) and a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, SMPTE, and is an Ithaca College Film School graduate. Before joining Blackmagic Design Tor ran a commercial production company in Los Angeles. He has written columns, technological reviews and features for POST Magazine, Post Perspective and TV TECHNOLOGY and has been published in American Cinematographer. Currently Tor is the Lead Cinematography Specialist for Blackmagic Design, based in Los Angeles, and travels the world giving cinematography workshops and camera training.
DP | Blackmagic Design
Tor Rolf Johansen
Greg is a Senior Technical Artist for Blue Sky Studios, and has spent the past eight years working on cloth and crowd simulations for the studio's feature animated films. His work is a blend of the creative and the technical, and relies on the pillars of both visual storytelling techniques and software programming.
Blue Sky Studios
Gail Barringer is a television producer who began her career in production accounting. She produced over 175 episodes of “Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit” and seasons 2-4 of “Person of Interest” before jumping into the Marvel world with “The Punisher” and “Luke Cage.” Last year, Barringer produced Netflix’s revival of “Tales of the City.” She recently wrapped season 1 of Hulu’s “Wu-Tang: An American Saga” and is currently preparing to shoot “Emergence” for ABC.