Nasso to chair Staten Island fest


NEW YORK -- Producer Jules Nasso ("Narc," "Under Siege") has been appointed as Film Industry Chairman of the Staten Island Film Festival. Under the direction of Staten Island resident Nasso, the third-annual fest will begin accepting entries from online film service The producer's World War II romance "The Poet" won three of the top honors at last year's fest. This year's edition will be held June 5 – 8 in several New York City boroughs.