Board of Directors

Women in Film & Television-Florida (WIFT-FL) is a volunteer organization run by an active Board of Directors, elected by the membership. The women and men who serve on the board come from all disciplines within the film, television, and entertainment industry.  Board members hold offices, as well as chair committees.


Jennelle Jordan - President (

Producer / Production Manager

Jennelle is a dynamic and driven production professional specializing in the development and execution of creative content, including television programs, commercials, and corporate advertising, as well as live event production and management.  She has been working in the entertainment industry for over 20 years, producing 244 episodes of the critically acclaimed television series Forensic Files. She also has extensive experience in the commercial genre, working with diverse clients to evolve and grow both their business and brand.

Working on a wide range of projects, from television, commercials, corporate, music, and web videos, to production and on-site management of live events, Jennelle's talents lie in organization and planning, getting to know the intricacies of each different production and personnel she works with. Her goal is to create visually and emotionally compelling content with as seamless a pre-production and production process as possible.  Jennelle is also the in-house production manager at, helping clients connect with the most highly recommended vendors and production partners.

Nancy McBride - Vice President (

Casting Director, Reel Kasting Productions, LLC

Nancy McBride has a natural gift for recognizing talent. It was no surprise years ago when from her own experience as a parent of gifted child actors she founded the largest parent network of child talent. She soon became an authority, serving as an advocate for parents with kids in the industry. That lead her to the role she loves today, as a Casting Directing to both children and adults.

Nancy is now the go-to Casting Director for everything from Film, Commercials, Infomercials, and Industry videos. Her clients have included the likes of Campus Crusades, MTV, CMT, Bass Pro Shop, Super Nanny, NASA, ESPN, C Media/HBO Casting, Atlas Films/Dr. G Medical Examiner, Jordan Direct, and many more.

Nancy has served on numerous panels, and held workshops in the film industry. Nancy is highly respected among her peers for her ability to meet their needs above and beyond expectation. Nancy also brings to any production a solid knowledge of actors; unions, and the legal requirements for production. Nancy also serves as the Director of WIFT- US President's Support Group.

Dave Cole, CPA - Treasurer (

Managing Tax Partner, David Cole, CPA, LLC

David is a graduate of the University of Maryland and has been practicing public account for over 10 years. David's experience is in tax compliance, tax planning and accounting consulting for small and start-up businesses as well as individual taxes. He has been a member of the FICPA since 1999 and is a certified QuickBooks pro advisor. David is also a member of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce and the financial advisor to the Central Florida Film Festival.

Art Smith Jr. - Secretary (
Principal, No Budget Movie Company

Art Smith has over 30 years of film/TV experience. As owner of his own production company, No Budget Movie Company, Art coaches new screenwriters and helps to produce their films at a low budget. He can credit teaching and mentoring over 300 individuals currently working in the television or film industry.

Art's resume includes: “Standing Ovation”, “Mysterious”, “Bad Girl Island, “Survivor Island”, "The Session," "Fools Gold", "Misguided," "Three," "Fashion News Live," "Mother's Day," "Ocean City," "Who Goes There?," "Didn’t Say Goodbye," "Super Mario Brothers," "Good Morning Vietnam," "Causalities of War," "Soldier Boy’s," "Angel Heart," "Snake Eyes," "Devil's Own," "Sweet Liberty," "Anger Management," and more TV & Filmk Projects. He is a member of American Film Institute, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences TV, Independent Feature Project, Society of Motion Picture Television Engineers, Audio Engineering Society and the National Assoc. of Broadcasters and NAPTE.

Larry Haber (
Orlando Branch
Entertainment Attorney, Law Offices of Lawrence Haber

Lawrence Haber has been a practicing attorney for 32 years, with the last 30 years devoted primarily to entertainment law. He has extensive experience in all aspects of legal, business and union matters in the entertainment industry, including the production, distribution and sales of long and short form film and television programming, and the negotiating and drafting of agreements for financing, production, and distribution of such programming. His clients also include software, website, design and graphics companies.

He represents production companies, talent, and producers in all phases of development and production in all types of media worldwide. His legal experience is grounded in intellectual property, corporate, general business and transactional law. He was an in-house attorney at both Universal Studios Florida and Walt Disney World for over seven years, with his last four years at Disney focused exclusively as Director of Business Affairs for original television programming. Among other projects while at Disney, he packaged, negotiated and sold worldwide rights for two episodic television series.

Board Members

Sheri Taylor (

Melbourne Branch Chair

Owner, Infinity Box Productions

Sheri is WIFT-FL's Melbourne Branch Coordinator/Chair.

Sheri is an award winning producer / actress / creative consultant / graphic designer / assistant director/ marketing, promotion & events professional & more.  She's known for work on films including: "Between Waves", "Blood Initiate," "Believe Then See," USA's "Graceland," and Tru TV's "Body of Evidence." 

Stephanie Mazzeo (

Daytona Beach Branch Chair

Makeup Artist / SFX Makeup Artist

Stephanie Mazzeo is a 30+ year veteran in the film/tv industry. Originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, she eventually decided to leave the snow behind and has been based in East/Central Florida since 1996. 

It all started with a little KISS...Somewhere near Philadelphia, PA, in the year 1992, Stephanie was asked by a KISS tribute band to assist the musicians with their makeup and stage costumes. Let's just say that's where it all began.

Beginning her career with makeup and wardrobe for the KISS tribute band Miss-Behavin', Stephanie’s knowledge of the production industry grew and expanded, leading her to travel cross-country providing makeup and special effects on a variety of projects for film, TV, music videos, commercials and more! 

With a wide array of network connections, Stephanie hopes to entice more industry professionals to look toward Florida for their production needs, putting the state back on the map for larger film, commercial and television projects. 

Janeen Sara (

  Jacksonville Branch Chair


Janeen graduated from Flagler College with a degree in Broadcasting.

She freelanced in Film and Television in Orlando for 6 years in companies such as Universal Studios, Nickelodeon, Lifetime Movies, NBC, Academy of Country Music Awards, Ford Motor Company, WInn Dixie, Broadcast Service Group, Buenavida Productions and Amblin Television.  

Janeen took some time off to raise her family and then worked as a production coordinator in Jacksonville for the last few years.  She now is transitioning into writing screenplays full time and has a blog about her journey  She also heads the Jane Austen Society of North america's Young Filmmakers competition for the United States and Canada.

Lindsey Fuller Sandrin (
Orlando Branch Chair

General Manager, Vū Orlando

Lindsey grew up in the commercial production industry, working for her dad and uncle, both of whom are Film Florida Legends. Orlando-born and Cleveland, OH-raised, Lindsey graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Communications and found her way back to central Florida. After a brief five-year stint in the advertising industry, Lindsey came running back to the production world by way of the Orlando Film Commission, following in the steps of her cousin and previous President of both WIFT-FL and Film Florida, Jen Pennypacker.

Sabine Krausch (
South Florida Branch Chair

Film/Theatrical/Host Agent, Talent Direct Agency

As Head Film Agent for Talent Direct Agency, Sabine Krausch holds 20 + years in management, training and development. She works directly with an elite talent group of ambitious and professional actors who are working consistently to contribute quality work to the entertainment industry. As an active board member for WIFT FL, chair for the South Florida Branch, a member of the legislative committee and alternate board member for the Industry & Association Council for Film Florida, Sabine works to promote, engage and educate the film community in Florida and beyond. With talent as her number one priority, her roster has worked successfully on notable production teams from; Warner Brothers, Disney, Hallmark and A24.

Bianka Krausch (

South Florida Branch Co-Chair

Founder of the award winning Talent Direct Agency. Bianka brings nearly 3 decades of experience in the entertainment industry, with 18 years in an agent role. Bianka leads new business development and scouting and is continuously working to build a strong talent roster while upholding industry standards. She is the face of Talent Direct Agency and an active member of the business community as a member of the Chamber Of Commerce, a frequent guest speaker on the college and university circuit, a regular guest on Daily Drip Podcast and is an active WIFT FL board member and co-chair for the South Florida Branch. Bianka  enjoys her family and three very active children, travel, plant based anything and her rescue dogs.

SAG Franchisced and WBENC certified Talent Direct Agency has worked successfully on notable national and international productions since 2006, such as; 

Burn Notice, The Glades, Rock of Ages, Magic City, Shameless, The Fanatic, Jersey Boys, Days of our Lives, The Oval, Boomerang, Sistas and many more. Commercial Projects include Coca Cola, Burger King, Golden Corral, Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises, IMG Hotels, Chewy, Starbucks, Nike, Orange Theory Fitness, Volkswagen, and BMW.

Staci Talley (

Tampa Bay Branch Chair

Commercial Producer / Director

Over the past 10 years Staci has worked as a television producer developing broadcast-ready television commercials, and branded content for websites and social media. After 400+ commercial video projects and counting, she is more passionate than ever about helping businesses and entrepreneurs expand their brands to online platforms through video content.

Whether it's commercial or narrative work she genuinely loves making films. It's always an incredible feeling to facilitate transforming client ideas from a seemingly impossible vision to the creative and effective content that moves the needle for their business. She is truly passionate about helping businesses and entrepreneurs take their brands to the next level through visual storytelling.

When she's not developing TV spots, you can find her brainstorming a Sci-Fi thriller or networking with others in the Film & TV industry. She's thankful that her creative outlet is also her career, and finds joy everyday on the job.

Dana Pellerin (

Orlando Branch

Sales Manager, Production and Events, Universal Studios Florida Production Group

Dana is a highly accomplished professional in the film and television industry, with over 15 years of experience in various roles. He is currently serving as the Sales Manager for the Universal Studios Florida Production Group (USFPG), where he is responsible for managing the studio bookings and client relations for sound stages, backlots, and support spaces at the studio. Dana's career in the industry began with his work at film festivals, after which he went on to freelance on commercials and series television.

  Alexa Sheehan (

  Daytona Beach Branch

Owner, Harbordashery Productions, LLC

Alexa Sheehan is a recent transplant to Florida after almost 20 years in Los Angeles working in the industry and its myriad media content.  

A member of the Director’s Guild of America, SAG-AFTRA, and a board member of both Women in Film and Television- Florida and Film Florida, she hopes to parlay her experience in Hollywood filmmaking to create and to bring big projects to Florida and shake up the industry here.

She and her husband, an Union Assistant Property Master, created HarborDashery Productions which is a local production company in New Smyrna Beach, filming commercial and other media projects for local businesses and schools.  She was a judge in the last year’s 48 Hour Film Festival in Orlando, this year’s Hub on Canal Student Film Festival, and has sat on numerous panels to help educate the new regime of filmmakers, and to share stories of her experience.

WIFT-Florida  P.O. Box 533541 Orlando, FL 32853-3541

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