Board of Directors
Danny De Lillo – Chair
Actor and Presenter
Danny De Lillo is a London born actor shaping a presence in the performing arts. His philanthropic foundation, core family values, passion for culture, and love for film continue to enhance his life and brilliant future.
Varda Bar-Kar – Vice-Chair
Filmmaker/Lecturer: San Francisco Art Institute
Born in London to a South African mother and Romanian father, Varda fell in love with film one summer night at a beachside hotel in Israel.
Steven J. Wolfe – Treasurer
President: Sneak Preview Entertainment
Steven J. Wolfe is a seasoned film producer (500 DAYS OF SUMMER, BAGGAGE CLAIM) and president of Sneak Preview Entertainment, a Production and Talent Management Company currently celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Margaret Wu – Secretary
Founder at 3 Dots Entertainment
Margaret is a veteran in the advertising industry with over 20 years of experience in the U.S. and Greater China where she managed brands including Pepsi, Gatorade, General Motors, L’Oreal, across different disciplines (traditional advertising, digital, PR) and a number of territories.
Damien Lichtenstein – Board Member
CEO of Equilibrium Entertainment
Born in 1966, Damian Lichtenstein began his career as a child actor in New York City, performing at the distinguished 18th Street Playhouse, Circle in the Square, and Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre.
William Swann – Board Member
Vice President, Brand Marketing: Walton Isaacson
Charged with heading the Television and Feature Film arm of Walton Isaacson, William Swann joined WI directly from The Weinstein Company (TWC), where he was Vice President, Promotions and Integrated Marketing.
Franco Sama – Board Member
Independent Feature Film Producer
Independent feature film producer Franco Sama boasts a remarkable and extensive history in public speaking, public relations and a decade of independent film development, production and financing.
David Quan – Board Member
David is a Texas-born screenwriter who moonlights as a Production Supervisor for an LA-based online education company. He enjoys Tolkien, saltwater aquariums, and potatoes in their many forms. David graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts, Radio, Television and Film. David enjoys giving back to young filmmakers and has taught all aspects of video production to aspiring filmmakers.
Noree Victoria – Board Member
Actress, producer, and Baltimore native, Noree Victoria, has been active in the creative arts since childhood. Initially writing imaginative children’s stories, she completed her first bound book at the age of 7. Loving both arts and academics, at age 16, she successfully petitioned her school board, winning their approval to bypass her senior year and go directly to college, earning Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Creative Writing, Biology, and African Studies.