Dawn Blacksten Schick is an experienced Location Manager who comes to the Virginia Film Office with a long list of film credits from major film and television projects including Hearts in Atlantis, Gods and Generals, Big Fish, Walk the Line, John Adams, Lincoln and Killing Lincoln. Dawn is a Maryland native who grew up in New Windsor Maryland and attended Towson University. As the Assistant Director for the Film Office, Dawn assists productions working in the Commonwealth and oversees our incentives program. She is the proud mom of two lively young boys and enjoys traveling with her family, testing creative recipes and tending her garden. She is the office’s resident coffee and restaurant connoisseur.