Acting as a unified voice for New Jersey’s film and entertainment industry, we are dedicated to creating an attractive landscape for productions to create new and ongoing opportunities not only for those within our industry, but those within our local communities.
With members ranging from film studios to labor unions, we are a body representative of all those working in New Jersey’s film and entertainment industry at every level, from every background.
General Manager, Cinelease Studios
Gannon Murphy, an Atlanta native, began his career in entertainment in 1996 and joined Cinelease in 2016. The Cinelease Studios brand and team have become his main focus with the intention of expanding…
…the services offered to its clients and further integrating it with Herc Entertainment Services and Cinelease Lighting & Grip. Gannon sits on the Executive Board of trade associations in Georgia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey that promote, clarify, and educate on film/television tax incentives. He is currently the Board Chair of the Georgia Screen Economic Coalition and Board President of the Screen Alliance of New Jersey. Gannon is part of the Leadership Team for the Safety for Sarah Film Foundation to enable funding for students that integrate industry safety practices as part of the filmmaking process. Gannon is an advocate for Alzheimer’s Disease awareness and sits on the Executive Leadership Team of the Atlanta Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and is an active fundraiser for the annual Atlanta Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Founder, Renati Solutions
William Gruccio is the founder and President of Renati Solutions, a leading public relations firm based in southern New Jersey. Renati specializes in business development, community, and media relations for companies…
His extensive involvement in community-driven initiatives began in earlier roles as a Governors appointed Trustee of Cumberland County College and board member on the Vineland Zoning Board of Adjustment. William brings his valuable, unwavering dedication to public service and business acumen to the Screen Alliance of New Jersey.
Owner/Operator, Palisade Stages
Jamie Payne, owner of Palisade Stages, has a career in entertainment spanning more than two decades. Starting out in a post-production house in the UK, Jamie moved to the United States…
Director of Studio Client Relations, Cinelease Studios
Jessa started her path in studio management in 2010 overseeing a 30 Acre, state-of-the-art, purpose-built production campus where she built and developed the Studio Operations department until 2019.
Her passion for problem solving, logistics and her ability to analyze situations with an open-minded approach has helped her craft creative and innovative solutions that best support production clientele. With her dependability, honesty, dedication and enthusiasm, she proudly promotes perfecting client experience.
ProSolutions Sales Manager,
Ryan Creighton is a business executive with over a decade of successful experience in management and sales who specializes in business development and customer relations.
Founder, Alpco Ventures
Joseph Dabbah is the founder of Alpco Ventures, a Real Estate Development and Sponsor Equity Partner focused on social impact investment. Alpco is the principle and manager of several…
Studio Development, Criterion Group
Matthew Giordano has 20 years of experience in commercial real estate brokerage throughout the NY / NJ region. He started in studio development 3 years ago with Criterion…
…becoming involved in the completion of their operating facility at 21 Caven Point, Jersey City and currently working on 3 other studio projects that are in development.
Angelo J. Genova, Esq.
Chairman & Managing Partner,
Angelo J. Genova, Esq., Co-Founding Partner, and Chairman of Genova Burns LLC is a multi-faceted law professional with extensive experience in complex business and employment litigation…
Avi D. Kelin, Esq
Partner, Genova Burns
Avi D. Kelin, Esq. is a Partner at Genova Burns LLC and focuses his practice on the interaction between government and business by advising businesses, trade associations, and…
Government Affairs, Netflix
President, Teamsters Local 817
New Jersey Productions
A Murder At The End Of The World
Wild ‘N’ Out S17
The Best Man
Army Of The Dead
Walking Dead “Dead City”
Knock At The Cabin
So Fly Christmas
July 24, 2023
Open Spaces: New Jersey’s Film and TV Production Industry Needs Real Estate — of Very Specific Kinds
Steven Gorelick, one of the most prominent voices in promoting the state’s film industry, sometimes finds himself in the unlikely environs of realty association meetings.
January 24, 2023
Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission announced today that overall in-state production spending from filmmaking exceeded $650 million…
December 21, 2022
New Jersey has given Lionsgate a “Studio Partner” designation as the state expands its tax credit program to draw more high-profile film and TV projects to shoot locally…