Director, Maryland Film Office
Jack Gerbes joined the Maryland Film Office as its location and project manager in 1992. He was appointed Director of the Film Office in 2002.
During the course of his career, Jack has worked with over 125 films or television series in Maryland. His credits include: “House of Cards”, “VEEP” “The Wire”, “ Homicide: Life on the Street”, “Ladder 49”, “Wedding Crashers”, “Enemy of the State”, “12 Monkeys”, “Runaway Bride”, “Step Up” and “Step Up 2”, “Live Free or Die Hard” and “The Blair Witch Project”.
He is on the advisory board of the Maryland Film Festival and Annapolis Film Festival.
While promoting Maryland to the film industry, Jack has attended film festivals worldwide including Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, London Film Festival, AFI Fest, Slamdance Film Festival and the Los Angeles Film Festival. In 2007 Jack was a member of the jury at the Kratkofil Film Festival in Banja Luka, Bosnia.
In 2004, Jack was named a Baltimorean of the Year by Baltimore Magazine, and in 2014 was given an Influential Marylander Award by The Dailey Record Newspaper.