A founding member of CFA, Linda got her start in the film business in New Orleans in the early 70’s as a production coordinator/location scout/location mgr.
She began working as a producer on local commercials and subsequently formed her own production company, producing and directing local commercials. She later moved to New York where she was a line producer on Saturday Night Live and worked on a number of NBC specials.
She returned to Charleston in 1990 and began scouting for the S.C. Film Commission, which led to work on numerous film and television productions.
Martha Spillane, Secretary
Since 1996, John has been the Department Head for Radio, Television and Film Production at Trident Technical College (TTC) in North Charleston. Previously at TTC, he was an Instructor for Radio, Television and Film Production.
John also served as a Producer-Director for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
He has been a CFA member since 2002 and CFA Board member since 2006.
BettyLynn Allison is a SAG-AFTRA actress who also enjoys doing voiceover, commercial and print work. She has always been an avid supporter of the Arts, and is a member of The Gibbs Museum, The Charleston Library Society and the Charleston Gaillard Center.
She is pleased to be a new Carolina Film Alliance Board member and an active worker to help the CFA bring in more work for the industry.
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I, along with my wife, Patricia are founding member of the Carolina Film Alliance which includes Richard Futch, Margaret Mullins, Ken French, Patsy French, Steve Rhea and Wayne Carparas.
Patricia and my daughter, Ashton, are members of local 798 as Hair Stylist.
At age 5, JM knew he was going to grow up to work in animation. With 28 years of experience, he continues to fulfill his childhood dream, having built, led, and directed four studios in France. With a passion for storytelling and high quality animation, he and his family moved to Charleston in 2013 to co-found MOONDOG Animation Studio, where he also serves as studio director, with the vision to create a full-length animated feature film.
Harrison Palmer has been knee deep in this business we call show since 1974, working in stage, film, and television productions. Harrison is president of IATSE 491 (the film crew) and is well known throughout the film and television community. Harrison looks forward to helping the CFA and South Carolina secure a more vibrant, diverse, and profitable film industry.
Missy Ricker is an East Coast Set Decorator for Film and Television, working in the Carolinas and based out of Charleston. Originally from Virginia, she began her career in theater and gradually moved into the film industry as a Set Dresser and Decorator. She earned her MFA in Photography and Filmmaking from VCU in Richmond, VA in 1994, and is currently a member of the Film Production Academic Advisory Committee at Trident Technical College in North Charleston, SC.