Andy van Roon is a writer/producer/executive producer. He is Chairman/GM of FILMCOM Financing & Distribution Market, an international film, television and documentary market focusing on projects in development that need completion funding or newly completed projects seeking distribution. He has an MFA from the University of Southern California. He was president of the Nashville Film/Video Association, a membership based trade organization. He was co-founder of Nashville Cinema Partners, a video distribution company. He was founding president of FilmNashville, a trade organization specifically designed to facilitate creation of feature films, television programs and documentaries. He was co-founder of FilmNashville Foundation, an organization designed to facilitate funding for documentaries. He was state-wide coordinator to secure Tennessee's first film incentives legislation, starting with a $10 million fund that has continued to roll annually. He has served on the board of directors of the Nashville Film Festival, and on the board of advisors for the Nashville Screenwriters Conference.