New York — New York Women in Film and Television has elected Marcie Setlow president of its board of directors for 2000-01.
Setlow is prexy of consulting firm Setlow Media, currently working with Scholastic Entertainment, Sesame Workshop and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, among others. She previously served as governor of the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
“Marcie’s an ideal choice to lead the organization forward as we move into the digital age,” said exiting president Ellen Geiger, a senior agent at lit tenpercentery Curtis Brown.
Also elected to the board were WNET (Channel 13) exec director of project development Merle Duskin Kailas, Hamptons Intl. Film Festival exec director Denise Kasell, director Nicole Betancourt and writers Cynthia Griffin and Dorothy Rompalske.
NYWIFT, founded in 1978, is part of a network of 40 women-in-film orgs with 10,000 members internationally.