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NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission


PLEASE NOTE: The New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission has moved to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. As a result, our new general email address is . Similarly, the Film Ready email address is now . All staff members can be reached using their original email addresses with the new domain ending We look forward to assisting you from our new home.

Michael Vezza - Commissioner

Michael Vezza is a seasoned professional in the film industry and a lifelong resident of New Jersey, he brings a wealth of experience and passion to his role on the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Development Commission. Since becoming a member of the Screen Actors Guild in 2008, Mr. Vezza has been recognized with numerous awards for his outstanding contributions to acting and production from film festivals around the world. In addition to his noteworthy achievements, Commissioner Vezza holds four academic degrees, including a Bachelor's in Political Science from Montclair State University and three Master's degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Public Administration, Administrative Science, and most recently a Master of Fine Arts in Film. Commissioner Vezza is deeply committed to the local film community, leveraging his expertise to contribute to the growth and development of the industry within the state. His active involvement includes participation in film festivals, pop culture conventions and events throughout the world showcasing not only his dedication to the art and business of filmmaking but also his commitment to promoting New Jersey's vibrant film scene. With a profound understanding of both the challenges and opportunities in the local film landscape, Commissioner Vezza is poised to play a vital role in advancing the commission's mission to foster and promote film production in the state of New Jersey.




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