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Film | Neu - Partner

Joe Bilancio, Speaker

at New Short Films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland
on Saturday, November 4, 2 pm

(c) courtesy Joe Bilancio
(c) courtesy Joe Bilancio
Joe Bilancio has been in the entertainment industry in some capacity for more than 30 years. Before taking on the responsibilities as the Director of Programming for DC Shorts, he spent 16 years in the same position at the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival. He currently is a consultant as Director of Programming for DC Shorts and MiFo Film Festivals (formerly known as The Miami International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and the Ft. Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival). Past programming positions have included Reel Affirmations, the Washington, DC International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and OUTFEST, The Los Angeles International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

Prior to the festival positions, his background was on the marketing and publicity side of the entertainment industry, including stints with Rogers and Cowan, the world's largest entertainment public relations firm, where he did studio and personal publicity. His first career endeavors were in the area of sports marketing for various independent agencies as well as the NBA and the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Bilancio holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Public Relations from Ball State University and a Master's Degree in Sports and Event Management from Ohio State University.
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