Born and raised in Western New York State, Brian currently lives in New York City. He is an experienced communications professional with demonstrated success in film publicity. He has led media relations and outreach for independent films, film festivals, musicians, and other arts, media, and entertainment organizations. Brian has built a stronghold in the documentary community. He recently handled press for the 4th annual Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking (http://www.cinemaeyehonors.com/). He previously worked as the Press Liaison for DOC NYC (http://www.docnyc.net/), and as the Publicist for the Royal Flush Festival (http://royalflushfestival.com/). He also represents filmmaker Michael Stever, whose documentary, "Saturday Nightmares: The Ultimate Horror Expo of All Time!" is now available on DVD at: http://saturdaynightmaresthemovie.com. Other films that Brian represented include: "Partly Private" - Director Danae Elon World Premiere - 2009 Tribeca Film Festival: Winner, Best New York Documentary "NO Cross, NO Crown" - Director A.M. Peters World Premiere - Patois: New Orleans Human Rights Film Festival, 2009 "Gogol Bordello Non-stop" - Director Margarita Jimeno North American Premiere - 2008 AFI Fest "A Film About Anna Akhmatova" - Director Helga Landauer New York Premiere - Baryshnikov Arts Center, 2008 "Able Danger" - Director Paul Krik NYC & LA Theatrical Release, 2008 "Jericho's Echo: Punk Rock in the Holy Land" - Director Liz Nord New York Premiere - Makor & Anthology Film Archives, 2005 [Brian is now working as Associate Producer with Liz Nord on her next feature documentary, "Battle for Jerusalem" http://battleforjerusalem.com/)] For more information on Brianâ€™s public relations services, visit www.briangeldin.com. After wondering what to do with the notes he took at film panel discussions, Brian founded The Film Panel Notetaker in 2005. What began as a simple blog has blossomed into one of the industryâ€™s foremost resources for independent film and documentary discussions. Visit The Film Panel Notetaker at http://thefilmpanelnotetaker.com/.