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Maryland Entertainment Industry Council

In the 2023 Legislative Session, the Maryland General Assembly passed, and Governor Wes Moore signed, Chapter 434, Film Production Activity Income Tax Credit Alterations. Among other things, this legislation established the Maryland Entertainment Industry Council (MEIC). 

The MEIC is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of experts across the field of Entertainment and is charged with assessing and making recommendations in order to bolster Maryland’s position in the globally-competitive Media and Entertainment (M&E) market.


Members 

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Meryam Bouadjemi
Senior Advisor to Governor Wes Moore
Chair
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Ruchi Bhowmik
Vice President for Public Policy
Netflix
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Andy Forssell
Former Head, HBO Max
Former CEO, Hulu

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Renard Jenkins
President, 
Society Motion Picture & Television Engineers 

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David O'Ferrall
Business Agent, 
Mid-Atlantic Studio Mechanics & Broadcast Technicians, Local 48, IATSE 

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Sumi Parekh
Executive Director,
Group Effort Initiative

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Judee Ann Williams
Global Head of Impact, CAA Sports 
Creative Artists Agency



Meetings

  • Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Maryland Department of Commerce
401 E. Pratt Street, 17th Floor Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

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Contact

Julie Woepke​, Executive Director
Maryland Economic Development Commission
Office of the Secretary
Maryland Department of Commerce​
​401 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
443-324-0861​