Advisory Board

Ben Silverman – Founder and Chairman of Electus, a digital content partnership with Barry Dillar’s IAC.   Silverman previously served as Co-Chairman of NBC Entertainment and NBC Universal Television Studios as well as the founder of the television production company Reveille LLC.  Reveille’s television hits include:  The Office, Ugly Betty, Biggest Loser, Identity, The Tudors, Nashville Star, and more.

Tilda Swinton
– Academy Award winning actress:  Michael Clayton, Burn After ReadingCurious Case of Benjamin Button, Chronicles of Narnia, Orlando, Stephanie Daley, Constantine, The Beach, The Deep End, and Julia

David Wiederecht
-President and Chief Investment Officer, Investment Strategies for GE Asset Management (over $150 Billion under management). Prior to joining GEAM in 1988, Dave held several positions throughout the General Electric Company

Elizabeth Avellan
–Producer of the SPY KIDS franchise, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN franchise, SIN CITY, PREDATORS, MACHETE, ANGELS SING, and THE FACULTY

John Hadity -Veteran studio finance executive John Hadity, has helped guide DFIS through the intricate world of film financing, tax incentives and production planning from it inception.  Hadity, currently the Chairman of the Producers Guild of America East, served 12 years as EVP of production for Miramax with over 250 film titles under his belt and now Heads Entertainment Partners new Financing Division.