Reel to Real Party 2018

Reel to Real Party 2018

Film and TV folks from both in front of and behind the camera came together to celebrate their business at the Maryland Film Industry Coalition’s 9th annual fundraiser.

Guests had a chance to network and catch up with friends and colleagues on current and future projects.

The Wire and The Deuce actor Lawrence Gillard, Jr. introducing event honoree David Simon, the creator/writer/producer of those series.

Pictured (LtoR) Bob Ryan, Annapolis-based producer; Dan DeLuca, Arlington, VA-based filmmaker; Andre Fontana, Charlotte, NC-based producer; and Bill Steffey, actor/West Lakes Associates realtor

Pictured (LtoR) Nina Noble, producer/production manager; and David Simon, writer/producer/event honoree

Pictured (LtoR) Liz McPherson, Baltimore-based set decorator; Gina Bateman, Baltimore-based makeup artist; and Ted Ayd, Baltimore-based gaffer

Pictured (LtoR) Jack Gerbes, Maryland Film Office director; Cathy Kurtz, Baltimore-based production coordinator/MFIC board member; and Bob Middleton, Arts Insurance CEO/MFIC board chair

Pictured (LtoR) Lawrence Gillard, Jr., The Wire/The Deuce actor; and Marla Aaron Wapner, Baltimore-based actor

Pictured (LtoR) Eli Sum, Frederick-based frelance editor; and JD Hulse, Peacock Design Studios owner

Pictured (LtoR) Steve Yeager, Baltimore-based filmmaker; and Ellie Wang, freelance actor; MFIC board member

Pictured (LtoR) Beth Bell, Green Product Placement president; Lorri McCleary, I.A.T.S.E. Local 487 office administrator; and Edward Hohman, I.A.T.S.E. Local 487 president

Pictured (LtoR) Steve Saada, House of Cards/Baltimore-based boom operator; and Jessica Baroody-Saada, Maryland Film Festival/Parkway Theatre events manager

Pictured (LtoR) Shelly Strong, Dreamworks head of physical production; and Michael Angelella, Towson University Electronic Media & Film Department chair/associate professor

Pictured (LtoR) Dan Franko, Baltimore-based actor; and Ken Arnold, Baltimore-based actor/producer

Showin’ the love: Dan DeLuca & Ken Arnold (November 9, 2018 – Baltimore Museum of Industry)



Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.