The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council is comprised of a team of dedicated volunteers who include professional artists, educators, business leaders and community organizers. We are a volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization whose mission is to increase access to and bring contemporary art, music and film to Atlantic Highlands and the Bayshore region. For more information about us, check out our website at www.atlantichighlandsartscouncil.com
Some of the staff and their participation include:
Julie Gartenberg, founding FilmOneFest Co-Director and former president of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council.
Kathleen Ligon, the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council Co-President, is FilmOneFest’s publicist.
Victor Zak is a contributing editor at the Arts & Leisure News Service, based in Manhattan, journalist and former movie critic and travel editor for the Asbury Park Press and Gannett’s New Jersey newspapers and Web site. He is the festival’s Editor and Food Donations Coordinator with the Atlantic Highlands Food Pantry and Non-Profit Organization Coordinator. He has also served on the Selectin Committee.
Mike Scherfen, a 27 year veteran NYC Senior Art Director, now a freelance designer and Watercolor artist, is the festival’s Designer and Webmaster.
Robert Bond, the Arts Council’s Treasurer, is a lawyer and the Broker of Record and Business Manager at Better Homes Realty.
Sherilyn Przelomski, Virtual Manager for the Chamber of Commerce, is theFilmOneFest/Chamber Street Fair Co-Chairperson.
Juergen Berkessel and Robyn Stratton-Berkessel are Co-Founders of Polymash Inc., a local Atlantic Highlands-based creative agency, specializing in app and mobile web design. Juergen and Robyn designed and developed the FilmOneFest iPad app.