Board of Directors
Suzanne Landau is a creative producer with over 17 years of rich and varied experience in television and film production. Suzanne produced television commercials for the advertising firm of Young & Rubicam where she managed multi-million dollar budgets for clients like Xerox, Dr. Pepper and Fisher Price. Prior to her tenure with Y&R Suzanne worked on Hollywood films and television shows for studios such as Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox. Currently, she is focused on producing compelling video and new media projects for businesses and dynamic non-profit organizations. Suzanne went to Temple University where she graduated from the School of Communications and Theater.
Dafna has written, produced and directed award‐winning television, film, national commercials, educational programs and multimedia campaigns. Her projects have aired on CBS, ABC, Discovery, History Channel, Sprout and SyFy. She has been instrumental in creating lasting series formats for both cable and syndication, as well as launching engaging crossplatform initiatives for both NGO and Commercial clients. Dafna has an innate skill for identifying talented individuals who are great innovators and collaborators.Partnering with change‐makers and production teams in over 30 countries, Dafna is focusing her documentary and online initiatives in the Humanities, Justice and Women’s Rights arenas.
During Diane’s twenty+ years as an executive in the film and television business in Los Angeles, she collaborated with seasoned professional screenwriters honed in their craft as she developed, sold and produced movies for broadcast and cable television with people like producer/director Robert Greenwald (Outfoxed), and Al Ruddy who produced The Godfather. Working with Gross-Weston Productions, she produced the Emmy-nominated Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation about childhood AIDS, A Place for Annie, starring Sissy Spacek and Mary Louise Parker. She also thrived on the other side of the table as Director of Programming for the Family Channel weekly movie night. Diane is currently the Director of the Writing for Film and Television program at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she has taught since 1998.
Phuong K. Nguyen
Phuong received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Theater from Temple University and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Development and Leadership from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2013, Phuong was the Festival Director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival and is a former board member of the organization. Phuong is currently a board member of the Philadelphia Women in Film and Television (PWIFT). Phuong is also the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Women’s Film Festival in Philadelphia, PA that helps support women in film and television both behind and in front of the camera. She has also worked as a production consultant for a short film piece called “In My Little Corner of the World, Anyone Would Love You” that was presented in London in spring 2016. She was chosen to be a film juror for QFlix Film Festival 2016 and 2019. Phuong is interested in many things including film, business, theater, the arts, music, dance, culture, health, and community development, just to name a few.
Phuong is a partner of Phoenix & Hawk Studios Inc., a start-up company in Philadelphia, PA aiming to provide production needs to those worldwide.
Maureen Schultz is an experienced content creator strategically positioned at the crossroads of traditional TV, digital content and social media. She skillfully guides shows and cross-media projects from initial concept to top honors and awards.
Whether producing a broadcast TV series, a YouTube channel or a social media campaign, Maureen engages audiences by merging compelling storytelling with new forms of video and technology.
Combining her multifaceted production experience with digital strategy skills, Maureen creates effective and entertaining content for Sesame Workshop, Disney, Discovery Health, Animal Planet, and other prestigious clients.
Maureen’s proven expertise across all phases of production enables her to bring together and lead the best talent for any project. Her work has garnered multiple awards, among them an Emmy, Telly and BDA Promax.