FlickDirect Board of Directors
The vision and expertise of our directors help us maintain our competitive edge as an industry leader.
Chairman of The Board
Mr. Rose is chief executive officer and is in charge of overseeing day-to-day operations.
Nathan has always loved movies, but his real passion began when he saw Die Hard and Terminator 2: Judgment Day while growing up in South Florida. Ever since then, movies have become his life; and his mind was made up that would be his career choice.
After successfully working in the Internet market space since 1996, Nathan M Rose founded Magical Mountain, LLC that worked alongside Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Resorts with new events and attraction publicity. Magical Mountain, LLC provided an outlet for The Walt Disney Company to reach out directly to their fans during a time period they did not have their own online initiatives. Magical Mountain eventually garnered recognition from the Walt Disney World Company which lead to Magical Mountain eventually hosting their own events inside the Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Disney Cruise ships with Disney's full approval. Mr. Rose was also consulted by various news organizations about his knowledge and experiences about the Walt Disney Company including Sun-Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel, and IndyStar. Magical Mountain was successfully sold to an investor group in 2009.
Later on, Mr. Rose along with Eric English founded FlickDirect Inc. -- fulfilling his lifelong dream to be part of the film industry. FlickDirect has grown to become a well-respected resource for both cinema-goers and studios throughout the entertainment industry.
In addition to overseeing operations of FlickDirect, Nathan has also appeared in various online productions and films. He is also one of our in-house photographers and editors.
Mr. Rose attended the University of Florida majoring in Computer Science and Marketing.
Mr. English is president and is in charge of overseeing all mobile app development.Eric English, has loved movies ever since he was a little Jedi master. Though he mainly enjoys comedies such as The Big Lebowski, and In Bruges his taste in movies spans a wide genre of film.
In 2006 Mr. English founded FlickDirect Inc, alongside Nathan M. Rose. Their goal was to enhance the current online offerings from studios to disseminate their information with online viewers. During his tenure at FlickDirect Mr. English has been the driving force behind our award wining movie apps that lets mobile users have movie information in the palm their hands as well as countdown to their most anticipated films. The Movie Clock has gone on to win a spot as one of the "best movie apps for iphone" from TechShout, a personal endorsement from actor Marlon Waynes, as well as being featured in GQ Magazine as one of their life-enhancing apps.
Holding a degree in Computer Science and Digital Arts from Stetson University- including work in 3D modeling - Eric is constantly fascinated by what they can put on the screen, and looks toward the future of film with anticipation and wonder.
Mrs. Rose is Executive Vice President and is in charge of media relations.
Allison Rose has always had a passion for the arts and uses her organization skills to help keep FlickDirect prosperous. Mrs. Rose oversees and supervises the correspondents and critics that are part of the FlickDirect team — making sure every unique opportunity has the correct person involved. She is the direct liaison for FlickDirect and media outlet representatives.
Mrs. Rose is one of FlickDirect's lead correspondents and has conducted on-camera interviews with people such as Evangeline Lilly, Ray Nutt (CEO of Fathom Entertainment), Bryan Cranston, Jamie Alexander, Kate Beckinsale, Gavin Hood, Kevin Conroy, Tyler Posey, Logan Lerman, Ken Jeong, Rebecca Romijn, Kelly Marie Tran, Michael Peña, Simon Helberg, and Zachary Levi.
Allison attended Hofstra University where she earned her bachelor's degree in communications and is Chair of the Florida Film Critics Circle, an approved Tomatometer-Approved Critic, a member of SEFCA, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, can be seen on broadcast television, and on The Ozaranks In Morning Show with Guy Wehman at 7:40 AM EST on KRMS News/Talk 97.5 FM on Fridays.
Mrs. Buccellato is in-charge of all content on FlickDirect.com and is the Director of Administration at FlickDirect, Inc.
Maureen Buccellato provides and edits content for the site, being the person who constantly reaches out to her contacts in the film industry to get the latest scoop for the FlickDirect readers. She also provides administrative support for FlickDirect Inc.
Maureen's taste in film and television is across the board; from horror to romantic comedies, drama to science-fiction, she likes them all.
The summer of 1989 would forever be known as the summer of movies: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Abyss, Weekend at Bernie’s, Uncle Buck, Star Trek V and Honey I Shrunk the Kids. Over that summer, that 12-year-old kid went to the moves every single day during summer vacation. Nowadays, Sean is the publisher and professional photographer. In his 20 years of photography, he has photographed over 2,500 events. When Sean taking photos, you can find him sitting in the 4th row at the local Cineplex. Sean Graduated FIU in 1999 with a political science degree and was the art and entertainment editor for the Beacon newspaper.
A Clockwork Orange is the film that made Austin want to become a filmmaker. Since 2011, Austin has been reviewing visual media before joining FlickDirect as our senior video journalist in 2016. Gaining over 4,600 subscribers discussing movies, TV, and entertainment in general.
Austin has provided coverage for the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, Miami Film Festival, and Cinemacon. He has conducted on-camera interviews with people such as Shane Black, Cary Elwes, Josh Gad, and Joel Edgerton.
Austin is the host of our weekly entertainment news and review shows on our main YouTube channel.