Lisa Strout Women's Media Summit
Lisa Strout has been at the helm of the Massachusetts Film Office since June of 2011, overseeing more than 200 major film and television productions during her tenure. Lisa was formerly the director of the New Mexico Film Office, during New Mexico’s initial production boom, on a wide variety of productions including Breaking Bad, No Country for Old Men, and 3:10 to Yuma. She has 38 years of experience in the film industry, including 20 years as a location manager in New England, New York, California, New Mexico, Texas, and Italy. Films include: Mystic Pizza, Falling Down, Dante’s Peak, Room with a View and Thirteen Days. Additionally, she managed the New York City offices of Merchant Ivory Productions for two years.
Today, Lisa is working hard to create jobs and economic opportunities, and to build an inclusive and sustainable film industry within the Commonwealth - for the thousands of Massachusetts residents currently working in the industry, and the generations to come.