Advisory Board

Margaret Wu

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. At her last agency DDB, Margaret was based in China for 11 years […]

Eve Honthaner

The Deputy Director of the California Film Commission, Eve has an extensive background
in physical production, having freelanced for many years as a production coordinator and
production supervisor and having worked on films such as Titanic, Just Married and Tropic Thunder.

Thomas Bannister

Thomas Bannister founded SXM in 2008. He recently created Break Media’s Armed Response and VEVO’s upcoming series The Comment Show. Through SXM Thomas has also produced top digital series including CTRL, Fact Checkers Unit, Easy To Assemble, Matumbo Goldberg, Kitchen Jam, Diagnosis Stories, Extreme Retreat and a series of high profile Samsung commercials starring and directed by James Franco.

Barney Oldfield

Barney Oldfield has a long history serving the entertainment community on both coasts. As longstanding and current chairman of the board for New York City’s utmost respected center for independent film and film preservation – Anthology Film Achieves, Mr. Oldfield tends to many responsibilities.

Joakim Baage

Joakim “Jay” Baage is an international media executive focused on the transition from an analog to a digital world, and how to build successful media and entertainment properties accordingly.

Nancy Collet

Cinema Collet www.cinemacollet.com Nancy Collet’s experience in the film industry spans over 18 years. With her extensive knowledge of working with studios and film festivals, she founded Cinema Collet in 2007. Her company offers a variety of services to film festivals, filmmakers and distribution companies. Her clients include the Toronto International Film Festival, The Middle […]

Michael DeVous Jr.

Michael Devous showcases more than 20 years of experience in many areas of the entertainment business. His first successes began with a colorful stage career. This eventually led him to the big stage in Las Vegas, where he performed with Michael Crawford, David Cassidy, Tommy Tune, Siegfried & Roy, as well as a private performance […]

Bill Grundfest

Writer-producer and WGA member who has received a Golden Globe Award and three Emmy nominations for his work. Mr. Grundfest’s numerous writing credits include NBC’s Mad About You, CBS’s That’s Life, HBO’s Mind of the Married Man, Showtime’s special Pryor Offenses starring Eddie Griffin and Exes and Oh’s for LOGO. He also has written for several Emmy and Academy Awards telecasts, including the 2009 Emmy telecast.

Richard Krelstein

Richard Krelstein has over 40 years of operations and financial experience with both domestic and international firms. Richard’s experience as a business visionary and leader, able to “look outside of the box”, has led to numerous companies retaining him as their president and/or CEO to lead them through troubled times.