Meet the Execs
Ariana Barreca, Programming/Marketing Director
Ariana is a sophomore at Ithaca College majoring in Television-Radio production with a minor in Web Programming. She organizes events at The Studio's downtown space and manages various projects, screenings, and workshops with students, alumni, and guests at Ithaca College. Ariana also works on the graphic design, social media platforms, and website updates. If you have any questions regarding The Studio, please feel free to email her.
Noella Mpinga, Development Director
Noella is a junior Writing for Film, TV, and Emerging Media (B.F.A) major. As the director of development, she helps guide projects from initial pitch to Pitch It to Produce It and beyond if selected. If you have any questions regarding development, please feel free to contact Noella through her email or drop by during her office hours.
Sebastian Conde, Production Co-Director
Sebastian is a cinema and photography student with a concentration in cinema production and an audio production minor. As a production director, Sebastian oversees people who are utilizing the downtown studio space. He also helps with leading projects The Studio is producing through all phases of production.
Will Fowler, Production Co-Director
Will Fowler is a junior Cinema Studies major. He is an Executive Producer at Absurd Hero Productions in Los Angeles, where he most recently was the producer of a music video for SONY/RCA Records. As a freelance filmmaker, Will has worked with clients such as Amazon Prime, Intel, Ernst & Young, BMW, SONY and more. Feel free to reach out to Will with any questions regarding budgeting, planning and coordination of your production!
Andrew Hallenberg, Production Co-Director
Andrew is a junior Film, Photography, & Visual Arts (BFA) major with a minor in the Ithaca College Honors Program. He’s been with Park Productions since his first year at IC and is thrilled to join The Studio Executive Staff as Production Co-Director. Andrew holds an extensive background in picture editing and has worked on various aspects of both student and professional productions. As Production Co-Director, Andrew plays a key role in managing The Studio space by overseeing productions, managing talent & crew, and working with Ithaca College creators.
John Fucile , M.A. Media Studies (The New School), B.A.A. Film (Ryerson University)
Director of the Park Media Lab
An award-winning filmmaker (“Beat the Blue”, “Zero”, “Tilly’s Special Blend”) and the Director of Park Productions and The Studio at Ithaca College, John is also a former Assistant Professor and Program Director of Digital Filmmaking at Villa Maria College in Buffalo, NY, as well as Program Director and Faculty in Digital Film & Video Production, Photography and Visual Effects at The Art Institute of Las Vegas.
John has spent over 20 years directing music videos for many of the world’s top artists having won Video of the Year (MuchMusic). He was also a 2015 Director of the Year nominee (Canadian Country Music Association). He is the Director/Co-Writer of the feature film, “JACKED”, a suspense thriller set in upstate New York in 1987, slated for production in 2020.