A Postcard From Lily Dale
Director - Writer
The paintings, drawings and prints of Marshall Arisman have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally, and his work is in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, the New York Historical Society and the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, as well as many private and corporate collections.
His graphic commentaries have appeared on the covers of Time, Harpers, The Nation, U.S. News and World Report and other publications. He is the chair of the MFA Illustration as Visual Essay program at the School of Visual Arts. He was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 2011.
Co-Director - Editor
Francesco Portinari was born and raised in Milan, Italy, and started co-directing and editing independent short films at the age of 18, winning the International Short Film Festival Of Milan Audience Award in 1998. Portinari then moved to New York City in 2007 and started working for Giraldi Media, as a senior editor with the award winning director Bob Giraldi, editing commercials and short films.
In 2009 he started working with award winning director and photographer Gavin Bond for Rated Content of NY as an editor of commercials and short films, winning the 2011 Ponton Noire Film Festival, with the short film “Mind Games”. In 2010, Bob Giraldi hired him to teach Editing and develop his Masters film program “MPS Live Action Short Film” at School Of Visual Art of New York.