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Mel Maron Scholarship Fund

Honoring Mel Maron

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On January 13, 2022, we lost a Hollywood legend and friend.  Mel Maron was a staunch supporter of The Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films (SSOF).  In memory of Mr. Maron, and with the support of his family, the SSOF will create and award a scholarship in his name to help pave the way for deserving students seeking a career in the film and television industry. 

Please consider donating to the Mel Maron Scholarship 
100% of the donations received will go directly to the scholarship fund. Donations are not tax deductible.

About Mel Maron
It is well known that Mel Maron had an illustrious career in the entertainment industry.  He started with MGM in 1949 and became a Road Show Sales Manager. He then distributed a long list of hit films including Dr. Zhivago, Gone With The Wind (20mm Re-release), 2001: A Space Odyssey, and How the West Was Won.  After leaving MGM, Mel went on to become CEO of World Northal, President of Cinema Shares Theatrical Division, Senior Vice President of Common Wealth United, and then President of Marketing & Distribution for Castle Hill Productions until the company was sold in 2006. Mel was also a member of the Executive Division of the Association of the Academy of the Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. When he moved to Florida, Mel served on the Committee for Young Filmmakers and was a long-time Board member of the Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission. In 2012, Mel was honored with a special recognition award at the Student Showcase of Films for his unwavering support of the arts and education.

 

Should you wish to donate by check, please make check out to:
Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission, Inc.

In the memo of the check, please note the following:
c/o Mel Maron Scholarship Fund

Mailing Address:
Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission, Inc.
Attn: Michelle Hillery
2195 Southern Boulevard, Suite 520
West Palm Beach, FL  33406

Phone: 800.745.3456 or 561-233-1000