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NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission Update

The physical office of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission may be closed due to a wider closure of State of New Jersey government offices, but WE WILL REMAIN OPERATIVE via phone and e-mail. During this uncertain time, please reach out to us via our e-mail address ( and staff members will respond either by e-mail or phone, as required. If your business or livelihood is being impacted by the COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus outbreak, please visit the following web site:

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About The Commission


  • Michael Uslan, Chairman
  • David Smith, Vice-Chairman
  • Shelley Adler, Secretary
  • Tom Bernard
  • Dr. Thomas Haveron
  • Janice Kovach
  • Stephen Moliver

ex officio members

  • Robert Asaro-Angelo
  • Elizabeth Mattson


  • Steven Gorelick, Executive Director
  • David W. Schoner, Jr., Associate Director
  • Charles Ricciardi, Operations & Creative Director
  • Elizabeth Parchment, Director of Marketing/Chief Diversity Officer
  • John Borelli, Special Projects Manager
  • Joseph Marra, Production Coordinator
  • Christopher Del Vecchio, Assistant Production Coordinator


  • 02/17/21 - NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission
    New Jersey Well Represented At Entertainment Awards Shows

    New Jersey film fans have plenty of reasons to celebrate this year as the 78th Golden Globe Awards get underway on Sunday, February 28, in Beverly Hills.

  • 02/16/21 - NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission
    Death Saved My Life Premiered on Lifetime

    Haddonfield and other New Jersey towns play a starring role in the thriller Death Saved My Life, which aired on Lifetime on February 13th.

  • 01/28/21 - NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission
    Palisade Stages Opens in Kearny

    The recent influx of film and television activity in New Jersey has created an unprecedented demand for large studio space. Palisade Stages, the first major soundstage to be built in the state, has just opened for business in Kearny.

Last Updated: 01/29/21

Contact Us

New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission
153 Halsey Street - 5th Floor
P.O. Box 47023
Newark, New Jersey 07101


Phone: 973-648-6279
Fax: 973-648-7350

(when requesting information, please include your regular postal address and phone number)




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