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
Nathan M Rose, the CEO of FlickDirect Inc., is a passionate film enthusiast who has been in love with movies since he was a child growing up in South Florida. His interest in film was sparked when he watched Die Hard and Terminator 2: Judgment Day, which ignited his love for the movie industry. Mr. Rose's fascination with the internet market space led him to found Magical Mountain, LLC, which collaborated with Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Resorts to promote new events and attractions.
After the success of his partnership with Walt Disney World, Magical Mountain began hosting its own events inside the theme parks and Disney Cruise ships with the full approval of Disney. As a result of his experience working with the Walt Disney Company, Mr. Rose has been sought after by various news organizations, including Sun-Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel, and IndyStar, for his insights and knowledge.
In 2009, Mr. Rose realized his lifelong dream of being part of the film industry by co-founding FlickDirect Inc. Since its inception, the company has grown to become a reputable resource for cinema-goers and studios in the entertainment industry. As the CEO of FlickDirect, Mr. Rose oversees the company's operations, but he also has other roles within the company.
Apart from his responsibilities as CEO, Mr. Rose is also a movie historian, an award-winning podcaster, FlickDirect's production manager, and a red carpet / concert photographer. He majored in Computer Science and Marketing at the University of Florida, which gave him the skills and knowledge he needed to succeed in the internet market space and the film industry.
With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Mr. Rose has become a respected figure in both the internet market space and the film industry. His passion for movies, combined with his knowledge and experience, has helped him to build a successful company that provides valuable resources for cinema-goers and studios alike.
Eric English is an integral member of the FlickDirect Inc. team and serves as its President. His passion for movies started at a young age and he enjoys a wide variety of genres, with a particular fondness for comedies such as The Big Lebowski and In Bruges.
In 2009, Mr. English co-founded FlickDirect alongside Nathan M. Rose. The goal was to improve the current online offerings from studios, making it easier for viewers to access information. Since then, Mr. English has played a crucial role in developing and implementing innovative solutions for the entertainment industry. He is particularly adept at overseeing all mobile app development for the company.
One of FlickDirect's most notable accomplishments under Mr. English's leadership is the FlickDirect’s Movie Apps, which provides movie information, streaming information, movie discounts, and countdowns to up-coming films. The app has been recognized as one of the "best movie apps for iPhone" by TechShout and has been featured in GQ Magazine as one of their life-enhancing apps. Additionally, actor Marlon Waynes gave the app a personal endorsement.
Mr. English earned his degree in Computer Science and Digital Arts from Stetson University, where he worked on 3D modeling. His experience and skills in these areas have been a valuable asset to FlickDirect. He is constantly fascinated by what can be achieved on the big screen and is excited about the future of film.
Allison Rose is a leading Senior Correspondent and Critic at FlickDirect, widely recognized in the industry. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Hofstra University, where she honed her skills in media and journalism.
In addition to her role at FlickDirect, Allison is a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. She can be heard weekly on KRMS News/Talk 97.5 FM's 'The Ozarks In Morning Show' as a movie expert, serves as an entertainment moderator, and is a frequent presence on broadcast television. Allison is also distinguished as a Tomatometer-Approved Critic.
Her professional affiliations include SEFCA (Southeastern Film Critics Association), the Florida Film Critics Circle, and the Online Film Critics Society. Allison's unwavering dedication to her craft is evident in her work. Her continuous commitment to the entertainment industry, spanning both broadcast and online media, makes her an invaluable asset to FlickDirect and earns her the respect of peers and readers alike
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.
Fast forward to the present, Sean is now an accomplished magazine publisher and professional photographer with over 20 years of experience in the field. He has captured over 3,000 events with his keen eye and artistic approach to photography. When Sean is not behind the camera, he can often be found sitting in the fourth row of his local Cineplex, fully immersed in the latest cinematic masterpiece.
Sean's passion for art and entertainment has been evident from a young age. He graduated from FIU in 1999 with a degree in political science and served as the art and entertainment editor for the Beacon newspaper. With his vast experience and expertise, Sean is truly a creative force to be reckoned with.
Austin's passion for film was sparked by the groundbreaking movie "A Clockwork Orange," which inspired him to pursue a career in filmmaking. Over the years, he has honed his skills as a visual media critic, reviewing movies and TV shows with a keen eye for detail. This dedication and expertise eventually led him to join FlickDirect as our senior video journalist in 2016.
Since then, Austin has become a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, garnering a substantial following of fans who eagerly tune in to hear his thoughts on the latest movies, TV shows, and entertainment news. He has covered numerous high-profile events, including the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, Miami Film Festival, and Cinemacon, providing insightful and comprehensive coverage of the latest trends and developments in the film industry.
Austin has also had the opportunity to interview some of the biggest names in the film and entertainment industry, including Shane Black, Cary Elwes, Josh Gad, and Joel Edgerton. With his keen eye for detail, sharp wit, and natural interviewing skills, Austin has established himself as a trusted and respected voice in the entertainment industry.
In addition to his role as a senior video journalist, Austin is also the host of our weekly entertainment news and review show on our main FlickDirect YouTube channel. With his expert knowledge, insightful analysis, and engaging personality, he has become a staple in the world of entertainment journalism, providing viewers with the latest news, reviews, and interviews from the world of film and TV.