Ahead of its 2022 Gotham Week Conference and Expo, The Gotham Film & Media Institute announced today that actor Jonathan Majors, actor Stephanie March, entrepreneur and women’s advocate Dee Poku, and entertainment strategic marketing and PR executive Lisa Taback will join the organization’s Board of Directors. The newest Board members will help advance The Gotham’s mission of celebrating and nurturing independent film and media creators.
“We are thrilled that these four brilliant media and entertainment veterans are bringing their unique perspectives and expertise to The Gotham’s board,” said Jeffrey Sharp, Executive Director of The Gotham Film & Media Institute. “As we find new and innovative ways to advance our mission and expand our impact, we know that Jonathan, Stephanie, Dee, and Lisa will be invaluable voices on our Board.”
Majors, March, Poku and Taback will join The Gotham’s existing board members including Nancy Abraham, Anthony Bregman, Jeb Brody, Gerry Byrne, Alina Cho, Dan Crown, Mark D’Arcy (Director Emeritus), Amy Emmerich, Philipp Engelhorn, Kai Falkenberg, James Janowitz, Franklin Leonard, Soledad O’Brien, Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar, John Schmidt, Teddy Schwarzman, Drew Wilson, and Celia Winchester.
The announcement was made ahead of the 2022 Gotham Week Conference and Gotham Week Expo, taking place Saturday September 17th– Friday, September 23rd. The Conference will feature topical conversations that emphasize the value of original work and expression, spanning fiction and documentary feature films to TV series and audio. It will take an in depth look into how creators — both emerging and established — approach their craft and career in the industry.