Committees
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Finance Committee

Chair: Joe Confreda
Vice Chair: Vernon Chu

MISSION: To maintain oversight of the Academy’s finances. Develop and administer appropriate and successful financial plans and procedures to ensure the present and future financial health of the Academy while operating within the framework of the BAFTA EC Inc’s by-laws and overall mission statement.

Contact: finance@baftaeastcoast.com


Television Committee and New Media

Chair: Gillian Rose

MISSION: To produce entertaining events that showcase British television programming and television trends and introduce British talent to American audiences. The focus is also to educate BAFTA members on challenges facing the television industry on both sides of the Atlantic. We can do this through panel discussions, screenings and one-on-one evenings with particular guests. Also to work on New Media events to bring all the latest in new technology and developments in this area to BAFTA members.

Contact: television@baftaeastcoast.com


Film Committee

Chair: Daniel Rosenberg

MISSION: To provide our membership with an environment that fosters the education and advancement of motion picture arts through film screenings, Q & A’s, panel discussions and other events. This may include panels addressing film development or finance, British film weeks to showcase British films in New York and other events to bolster our relationships with film groups such as the Tribeca Film Center, Lincoln Center and the French Institute. Furthermore, we will investigate potential partnerships with screenings to create a 'home base' for BAFTA East Coast screenings.

Contact: film@baftaeastcoast.com


Screening Committee

Chair: Jill Hawkins
Vice Chair: Susan Wagner

MISSION: To maintain the day to day relationships with the film companies. To present BEC as a desirable guild for screenings, with talent when possible. To work with the studios to create successful screening events which create a sense of community among our members. To run the invitations and the RSVP side for all BEC events

Contact: screening@baftaeastcoast.com

Sub committee

Screening Management:

Chair: Lisa Oberhofer

MISSION: To manage the RSVP aspect and running of all BEC events.


Sponsorship

Chair: Catherine Branscome

MISSION: To provide the backbone for sustainable growth of BAFTA East Coast by developing longstanding relationships with our sponsors. To work closely with each sponsor to provide an individual tailored package of benefits, including unique networking and corporate entertaining opportunities, as well as the profile and prestige of being associated with our brand.

Contact: sponsorship@baftaeastcoast.com


Membership

{NOTE - This committee is for Board Members only }

Chair: Susan Wagner

Vice Chair Jill Hawkins

MISSION: To facilitate and administer the application process for new members; to screen applicants according to criteria established by the Board; and to monitor the ongoing membership to make sure that members remain current and are placed in the appropriate membership categories.

Contact: membership@baftaeastcoast.com

Sub committees:

1. Membership Services

Chair: Lisa Oberhofer

MISSION: To coordinate special offers for our members as with special FEDEX rates or Variety subscriptions for example. To create networking events for our members to come together more often on a social basis.

Contact: membership_services@baftaeastcoast.com

2. Educational Outreach

Chair: Claire Tisne

MISSION: To work with schools and college groups to expand the role of BEC in the community.

Contact: ed_outreach@baftaeastcoast.com


Special Events

Chair: Harlene Freezer

Vice Chair: Catherine Branscome

MISSION: To assess the value to BEC of all non film or TV events presented to them for consideration, to reach out for new events to promote BEC alone or with other organisations. To co-ordinate the planning, operation and production of these events . To ensure a successful and profitable event.

Contact: special_events@baftaeastcoast.com


PR and Marketing

Chair: Keith Sherman

MISSION: To generate positive brand exposure for BEC by aligning it with other prestigious entertainment related and educational organizations that will further BAFTA EAST COAST’s goals. From a public relations perspective, the committee seeks to maximize visibility of the organization and its activities in the media with an emphasis on entertainment trade press.

Contact: pr@baftaeastcoast.com


Operations

Chair: Jill Hawkins

Vice Chair: Susan Wagner

MISSION: To devise, develop and maintain the very best practices and standards in management and communications efficiencies in support of the day to day and long term activities of BAFTA EC. This will include the development of a new BAFTA EC website which will oversee and manage the BAFTA and BAFTA EC brand, keep members and the community in general informed of all events and news and promote BEC both online and to other BAFTA chapters through the website.

Contact: operations@baftaeastcoast.com

Sub committee:

Website committee

Chair: Jill Hawkins

Vice Chair: Susan Wagner

MISSION: To swiftly complete the design, integration and launch of the new website, while maintaining a close link with BAFTA (UK) with the newly announced house style development which will bring BEC more closely into the BAFTA family – while maintaining an individual and unique identity.