Sue Hollenberg Named Education Director Of The Montclair Film Festival
February 24, 2015 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) in Montclair, NJ announced today the appointment of Sue Hollenberg as Education Director of MFF. This newly created position will serve to launch and manage the MFF’s year-round ﬁlm and media education initiatives and community partnerships.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sue to our team,” said MFF Executive Director Tom Hall. “As we look to launch our education department to reach throughout our community and beyond, Sue provides expertise in the development and implementation of world class programs. Education is a critical area of importance for our organization, and Sue’s work at the intersection of ﬁlm production and education will be vital to our success.”
Hollenberg, an Emmy award winning producer (Word World for PBS,) joins the festival having served on the MFF Education Committee for the past year. She has an MS in Neuroscience and Education from the Teacher’s College at Columbia University, and has been developing education programs for PBS Kids, The US Department of Educa-tion and Scholastic for over 25 years. Her work with at-risk students and development of core curriculum for public school students has been an important part of her career.
“I am incredibly excited to join the wonderful team at the Montclair Film Festival,” Hol-lenberg said. “The MFF is uniquely positioned to bring together diverse and talented educators, media professionals, and community organizations to harness the educational power of the moving image.”
The Montclair Film Festival, Inc. (MFF), a non-proﬁt, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, nurtures and showcases the talents of ﬁlmmakers from around the region and world. MFF unites, empowers, educates and celebrates our region’s diverse cultural heritage and robust artistic community by presenting an annual spring festival and a growing assortment of engaging programs and events all year long. The fourth annual spring festival will take place from May 1 through 10, 2015. MFF 2015 is made possible through generous support from Investors Bank, Audi, HackensackUMC Mountainside, Chubb, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, among others. For information about MFF, visit www.montclairﬁlmfest.org.
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