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New Hampshire Film and Television Commission

The New Hampshire Film and Television Commission is a statutory, non-regulatory commission (RSA 21-K:23) established to promote the motion picture and television industry in New Hampshire.


Appointed Members (voting): consisting of professionals in the film and television industry or are members of the general public with an interest in film and television activity. These members are appointed by the commissioner of the Department of Cultural Resources for a term of three (3) years and until a successor is appointed. Members by statute.

  • Daniel Bérubé - Producer and Editor, Bérubé Pictures
  • Robert Daniel - Technical Director, Producer, Owner, Glass And Gear
  • Kathy Longsderff (Chair) - Owner, New England Models Group
  • Karlina Lyons - Independent Producer
  • Michael Place - Media Arts & Technology, Lakes Region Community College

Legislative Members (non-voting): appointed by the Senate President and the Speaker of the House to serve on the commission for a term coterminous with their appointment or term in office. Members by statute.

  • Regina Birdsell - New Hampshire State Senate
  • Eric Eastman - New Hampshire House of Representatives

Ex-officio Members (non-voting): representatives from various New Hampshire state agencies and organizations. Members by statute.

  • Deborah Avery - NH Division of Economic Development
  • Mark Beauchesne - NH Fish & Game Department
  • Van McLeod - NH Department of Cultural Resources
  • Marta Modigliani - NH Department of Safety
  • Tim Sink - Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce
  • Ted Smith - NH Association of Chiefs of Police

Ex-officio Members (non-voting): representatives from various New Hampshire agencies and organizations. Members not included in statute.

  • William Boynton - NH Department of Transportation
  • Joyce Cardoza - IATSE Local 481, IATSE Local 195
  • Christine Ducharme - Business and Industry Association of NH
  • Michael Housman - NH Division of Parks and Recreation
  • Matthew Newton - NH Film & Television Office


February 5, 2016
April 1, 2016
June 3, 2016
August 5, 2016
September 30, 2016
December 2, 2016

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Department of Cultural Resources,19 Pillsbury Street, 1st floor, Concord. Meetings are open to the public.



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October 2, 2015
December 11, 2015

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