Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Granite SoFFA panel at SNOB Film Festival

The SNOB Film Festival presents
SoFFA Speak: Granite Solid Advice on Film Production
Hosted by Granite SoFFA - The NH Society of Female Film Artists

Saturday, September 17, 2011
2:30 p.m.
Following the New Hampshire Film & Television Office Meet-Up
Red River Theatres, Concord

Join us for a Panel Discussion on the behind-the-scenes nature of film production with panelists:

Boyd Hancock has more than 10 years experience as a literary agent. Working at three well-renowned Hollywood agencies, she developed a roster of writers and directors working in both features and television. Through her Boston-based production company, Hancock produced the independent feature film, The House of Usher, distributed by ThinkFilm and starring Izabella Miko (Clash of the Titans), Austin Nichols (One Tree Hill) and Beth Grant (No Country For Old Men). Maintaining close contact with studios and production companies on both coasts, her current focus is script consultation. She holds a Bachelor’s in English and a Master’s in Finance.

Karlina Lyons began her career as a Development Assistant at CineTel Films in Los Angeles in 1997. In 1998 she relocated to New York City where she spent eight years in the International Production Department of Sesame Workshop. In 2005, Karlina returned to her native New England where she became a Consulting Producer for the Cambodian Educational Media Initiative (CEMI), a partnership between WGBH and the global NGO World Education. Karlina’s work with CEMI included producing Cambodian versions of Sesame Street and Peep and the Big Wide World. Karlina currently works as a Producer at Hatchling in Portsmouth, NH. She also works as a freelance producer, credits including Mito-Kids: Documenting Life, Dark Scribbles and Hosed.

Dorothea Daniel grew up in New England. When done with College, she packed up her Honda and headed to Hollywood. She took on small jobs as a PA, Runner, Photographer's Assistant, Roadie and Performance Artist until she landed a job at Lost Planet Editorial. Lost Planet was a boutique commercial post-production house on Melrose Avenue (the heart of Hollywood). From there she worked at Paskal, Todd-AO, Digital Magic (a 4 Media Company) and Silverlight Studios. Some positions held were Quality Control, Post Production Technician, Post Production Supervisor, Talent Handler and Producer. At these companies she worked on Television Programs, Feature Films and Commercials for all the major studios in California. Now Dorothea Daniel is the co-owner of Glass and Gear Photographic and Entertainment Equipment Rentals here in NH.

Dana Biscotti Myskowski, screenwriter, producer, professor, playwright, and mom, is producing a short film with Team Granite Creek Sept. 23-25, 2011; the feature PLOWING UP A SNAKE in early 2012, and she is co-producing THE POINT with Maywood Productions in June 2012. Her TV series THE PROVIDER has been optioned, and she will be writing remaining episodes and co-producing the series with colleagues at a713production and TransMedia Entertainment Corp. She can be found at and one night a week teaching screenwriting at New England College this semester.

For more information on the SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival, visit