Sharon Pinkenson is the Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, appointed by Mayor Ed Rendell. Through this office Pinkenson markets the City of Philadelphia and the surrounding region to the film, video, and television industry. She is also the liaison between city service departments and the visiting production company. During her tenure at the Film Office Pinkenson has worked on such films as Philadelphia, 12 Monkeys, Up Close & Personal, Fallen, and Beloved. Previously, Pinkenson worked eight years as a costume designer and wardrobe stylist in the film industry.