Frank Posillico is a New York based award winning documentary filmmaker, and currently works as a Senior Video Producer/Editor at the New York Daily News.
He’s covered national stories on a range of topics such as the Black Lives Matter movement, the 2016 presidential election, as well as various pieces on arts, food and technology. He is passionate about character-driven stories that say something about a moment in time.
At Stony Brook he got his start at the campus newspaper “The Statesman.” He was a photo editor, news editor and eventually the paper’s Editor-in-Chief for three years. After graduation Frank has stayed in touch with the school and currently serves as president of the School of Journalism Alumni Board. He also works as a coach and web producer at the Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists.
Frank produced, shot and edited a short documentary “Cyclone: 90 Years of History on Wheels.” The 14-minute film explores the history of Luna Park’s celebrated roller coaster, and the frenzied fanatics who ride her day after day. The film was awarded ‘Best Made in Coney Island’ at the 17th Annual Coney Island Film Festival. The film was also a Official Selection at the 13th Annual New York Short Film Festival, the 8th Annual Williamsburg Independent Film Festival, the 12th Annual Manhattan Film Festival, the 9th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival and the 15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival where it won ‘Best Documentary’.
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