State of Vermont to Host Vermont Film and Television Industry Summit in Manchester

01 October 2018

Contact: Elaine Sopchak
ThinkVermont Program Manager
802) 505-1795

State of Vermont to Host Vermont Film and Television
Industry Summit in Manchester

Montpelier, Vt. -- Professionals working in the fields of film and television production throughout

Vermont are invited to attend a networking and exploratory gathering hosted by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development at stART Space, located at 263 Depot Street, Manchester Center, Vt. on Thursday, October 11th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The event is designed to provide networking opportunities for individuals and businesses in the film and television industry, and to hold an exploratory conversation about how the State of Vermont can support the industry. There will be opportunities for businesses to share information about their work with attendees.

Several film and television related professionals will give brief presentations about their businesses, including:

  • Justin Bunnell, Owner, RetroMotion Creative, Williston
  • Joe Egan, Owner, Egan Media, Colchester
  • Harry McEnerny, Theater Arts Department Chair, Castleton University & the Vermont State Colleges System
  • Andy Reichsman, Ames Hill Video, Brattleboro
  • Cor Trowbridge, Executive Director, Brattleboro Community Television & Member, Vermont Access Network
  • Alex von Lichtenberg, Vice President & General Manager, Nexstar Burlington-Plattsburgh (Fox 44)
  • More professionals will be added to this list before the event.

The day’s events will include introductory remarks from Agency of Commerce & Community

Development Mike Schirling and Department of Tourism & Marketing Commissioner Wendy Knight, a PechaKucha-style presentation of several businesses in the field, networking lunch, and an interactive conversation on industry needs and ways the state can help.

The event is free and registration is open at the following link:

Professionals in the film and television industry in any capacity, from production to marketing to investing to acting, are encouraged to attend. 

About the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s (ACCD) mission is to help Vermonters improve their quality of life and build strong communities. ACCD accomplishes this mission by providing grants, technical assistance, and advocacy through three divisions:  The Department of Economic Development, the Department of Tourism and Marketing, and the Department of Housing and Community Development. For more information on ACCD please visit:


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