Executive Director

Diane Pearlman

Officers

William Beautyman – Chair
Founder and President, Limelight Productions, Inc.

Karen Zink – Vice Chair
President, Berkshire Gas

Jay Ignaszewski – Treasurer
NE Representative, AJA Video Systems; Editor

John Lawrence Ré – Secretary
Producer and Distributor

Board of Directors

  • Jeffrey L. Diamond – Producer 20/20 and Dateline NBC; Author
  • Rick Feldman
  • Ronald Frohne – Treasurer;  President, GWFF [Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film]
  • Stephen Glantz – Screenwriter (The Last Train, Wunderkinder)
  • Jay Ignaszewski – NE Representative, AJA Video Systems; Editor
  • Lauri Klefos – President, Berkshire Visitors Bureau
  • George Minkoff – Author & Rare Book Dealer
  • Lorraine Martin-McNulty
  • Barbara Newman – Creative Strategist, Writer, Branding Consultant
  • Mark Rhodes – Vice President, Rides and Attractions, Universal Studios
  • Carl Sprague – Art Director (Amistad, Moonrise Kingdom, The Social Network)
  • Douglas Trumbull – Visual Effects Pioneer, Director and Academy Award winner

Board of Advisors

  • Karen Allen – Actress (Animal House, Indiana Jones Films); Owner, Karen Allen Fiber Arts
  • Jayne Atkinson – Actress (24, House of Cards)
  • Elizabeth Banks – Actress (30 Rock, The Hunger Games Films)
  • Joe Cacaci – Writer, Producer, Director (QuickBites)
  • Joe Finnegan – EVP, Berkshire Fairfield Financial, LLC
  • Michel Gill – Actor (House of Cards)
  • Kent Jones – Writer, Director; Programming Director, NY Film Festival
  • Jeff Kleiser – Founder and Owner, Synthespian Studios (VFX Supervisor, Ra.One, X-Men: The Last Stand)
  • Tim Lovett – Co-Founder and Agent, Berkshire Property Agents
  • Sandra Thomas – Executive Director, Images Cinema
  • John Toole – President, Toole Insurance Agency
  • John Whalan – President, Black Ice Entertainment, LLC