The New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) has announced the appointment of its new Board of Directors President, Jamie Zelermyer. Zelermyer succeeds former President Simone Pero – the founder of For Impact Productions, and joins the newly elected 2019 Board of Directors members which includes Alex Cirillo, Kerry Fulton, Gretchen McGowan and Zenaida Mendez.
Zelermyer has served on the NYWIFT board for four years, most recently as Vice President of Special Events through which she oversaw the production of the 2017 and 2018 NYWIFT Muse Awards. She has been a New York-based Producer and Production Executive for over 20 years, and is currently producing Independent Feature Project’s signature program, IFP Week. Zelermyer was the VP, Physical Production at Focus Features / Rogue Pictures for six years, where she oversaw films including Admission, One Day, Jane Eyre, Sin Nombre and Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day.
“I am humbled and honored to take over the presidency of New York Women in Film & Television and to collaborate with the other distinguished women on our board,” said NYWIFT President Jamie Zelermyer. “The organization’s mission of equity and advocacy are as important as ever and I look forward to working with Cynthia Lopez and the entire NYWIFT team as we continue to support women at every level throughout the industry.”
For more information on the new NYWIFT Board members please visit www.nywift.org/about/board-of-directors/