Nick DeMartino

SVP, American Film Institute

Nick DeMartino is Senior Vice President, Media and Technology for the American Film
Institute and a member of its senior management team. The programs he has launched harness the power of the digital revolution, including the AFI Digital Content Lab,, AFI Screen Education and ScreenNation AFI-Apple Computer Center, and AFI Computer Media Salons. Hollywood Reporter has named him #3 on its list of the “Digital 50” He has twice been named as a technology leader by LA Business Journal.

Before AFI, DeMartino was a documentary filmmaker. He helped create and run the Labor Institute of Public Affairs, a media production unit launched by the AFL-CIO. He was principal staff writer for A Public Trust: the Report of the Carnegie Commission on the Future of Public Broadcasting, and co-author of Keeping PACE with the New Television, and a study of independent production, which sparked the creation of ITVS. He was founder of the Washington Community Video Center and TeleVISIONS Magazine.

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