Discover the wealth of opportunities for filmmakers and businesses in New Jersey’s vibrant film and TV industry.

Explore the resources and incentives available from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and hear from local business owners who have already benefited.

Complimentary food from Cornbread will be provided.


  • Matt Sestrich, Director – Film Tax Credits, NJEDA
  • Lynette LaShawn, Fashion Director & Newark business owner
  • Justis Pitt-Goodson, CEO and Creative Director, BrownMill
  • David Occhino, Location Manager, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, American Sports Story

Moderator: Desiree Hadley, Director of the Newark Office of Film and TV

Presented by NJEDA and the Newark Office of Film & Television

This event is part of the 50th Newark Black Film Festival!