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Blythe Frank Provincetown Film Society

By Charlotte Robinson, January 22, 2021

The Provincetown Film Society has announced Blythe Frank will oversee the organization as interim executive director & work closely with the staff & board to ensure the company continues to innovate & adapt to the challenges faced by COVID-19. Frank comes to Provincetown with over 15 years of independent film experience. Blythe Frank stated, “I’m excited & honored to be asked to lead the organization as the interim Executive Director. While we’re currently in the process of rebuilding, PFS also finds itself at an exciting time of reinvention with opportunities to launch new initiatives & widen its reach. It’s my hope that my lifelong love of Provincetown, years of producing films & experience across multiple areas of the industry will allow me to shape & nurture PFS’s growth in a holistic way.” Blythe produced WILD OATS starring Shirley MacLaine & Jessica Lange & was an executive producer for titles including SWING starring Michael Shannon, SPINNING GOLD starring Michele Monaghan, Jason Isaacs & Neil Patrick Harris & BEING CHARLIE starring Nick Robinson, Cary Elwes & Common. She is a member of The Producer’s Guild of America, NYWIFT & is an adjunct professor in the MFA program at Columbia University. Anthony Lawson, Board President of the Provincetown Film Society concluded, "We are thrilled to have Blythe Frank join us as interim ED. She comes to us with a wealth of experience & we look forward to working with her to resume operations & bring our programming back to the outer cape!" The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) which began as the Provincetown International Film Festival in 1999 is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to showcasing new achievements in independent film & honoring the work of emerging as well as acclaimed directors, producers & actors. 

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