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Behind the Screen 2019

The Film Institute at Montclair State in collaboration with Montclair Film is proud to host our yearly Behind the Screen program, designed for students and adults from all backgrounds to discover the process for building a career in film and television through engagement with leading industry professionals. This is a colloquium event for School of Communication and Media students.

Registration is required for all sessions. Please visit: to reserve your seat.


11 a.m. Insights on Acting with Joe Morton

12:15 p.m. The Director and the Editor
with Maggie Greenwald and Keith Reamer.

1:30 p.m. Video News in the Digital Age with Tina Exarhos (Chief Content Officer, Now This), and Julie Winokur (Founder, Talking Eyes Media).

2:45 p.m. Dialogue with the Screenwriter
with Laura Eason (House of Cards, Here and Now).

4:00 p.m. Promoting Your Show: The Art of Marketing and PR with Bess Donoghue (Publicist, Frank PR) and James Percelay (President, Jelly).

5:00 p.m. Festival Strategies with Tom Hall (Executive Director, Montclair Film).

Thanks to generous support from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Behind The Screen 2019 is FREE and open to the public.

Reserve your seat now.