The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) in Montclair, NJ announced the appointment of Sue Hollenberg as Education Director of MFF. This newly created position will serve to launch and manage the MFF’s year-round film and media education initiatives and community partnerships.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sue to our team,” said MFF Executive Director Tom Hall. “As we look to launch our education department to reach throughout our community and beyond, Sue provides expertise in the development and implementation of world class programs. Education is a critical area of importance for our organization, and Sue’s work at the intersection of film production and education will be vital to our success.”
Hollenberg, an Emmy award winning producer (Word World for PBS,) joins the festival having served on the MFF Education Committee for the past year. She has an MS in Neuroscience and Education from the Teacher’s College at Columbia University, and has been developing education programs for PBS Kids, The US Department of Education and Scholastic for over 25 years. Her work with at-risk students and development of core curriculum for public school students has been an important part of her career.
“I am incredibly excited to join the wonderful team at the Montclair Film Festival,” Hollenberg said. “The MFF is uniquely positioned to bring together diverse and talented educators, media professionals, and community organizations to harness the educational power of the moving image.”