Executive Director of the California Film Commission
Amy Lemisch was appointed Executive Director of the California Film Commission in May 2004. As Director of the Film Commission, Ms. Lemisch works to support California’s vital film production industry. Prior to her appointment, Lemisch was a producer for Penny Marshall’s company, Parkway Productions, at Universal Studios and Sony Pictures. She was responsible for overseeing physical production on all Parkway projects as well as selecting new material for the company to produce. Lemisch has also been involved in the production of numerous films at Touchstone Pictures, Columbia Pictures and 20th Century Fox. Among her film credits are: With Friends Like These, BIG; Riding in Cars with Boys, The Preachers Wife, Renaissance Man, A League of Their Own. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in communications from Temple University.