The Collective Offers:

Presentations by expert
content creators

Panels covering cutting edge
trends and techniques in
production and post-production

Hands-on training sessions and
workshops

A film festival celebrating
new short works

Networking with peers

Accelerator programs for
filmmakers and more

Our Team

Jenn Page

Executive Director

Director/Producer

John FK Parenteau

Chairman of the Board

Filmmaker

Chris Edgar

Secretary, Board of Directors

Composer

Kayla Marie Coates

Production Coordinator

Actor/Writer/Producer

Harleen Silva

Film Festival Coordinator

Singer/Actor

Brittney Bertier

Social Media Manager

Actor/Writer

Shimon Galiley

Technical Director – Live Events

Filmmaker

BMC Initiative Leaders

Soma Helmi

Breakthrough Initiative Director

Director/Writer

Cate Carson

FDSF Initiative Director

Director/Producer

Shannon DeVido

All Access Initiative Director

Actor/Writer

Benjamin-Shalom Rodriguez

Film Your Feature Initiative Director

Writer/Director

Kayla Marie Coates

Emerging Actors Initiative Director

Actor/Writer

Jenn Page

 First Frame Initiative Director

Director/Producer

ADVISORY BOARD

Wendy Calhoun

Executive Producer/Writer

(Prodigal Son, Station 19, Empire, Nashville, Justified)

Jesse Carmichael

Musician/Filmmaker

Co-Founding member of the band Maroon 5

Founding member of the short film collective 2mm

Ben Cory Jones

Writer/Producer/Showrunner

(Boomerang, Insecure, Hand of God)

Anna Levine

Producer/Digital Consultant

Head of Creative, Open Door Film Project

Laura Schwartz

Producer

Advisory Board Chair, Career Advancement Initiatives

Carl Seaton

Director

(Chicago PD, Batwoman, Snowfall)

Sponsorship Opportunities

Blackmagic Collective is a 501 (c) non-profit that offers unique opportunities to grow your brand and build meaningful connections in the filmmaking community. From sponsorship to volunteering, there are many ways you can help make a difference.