Please note that due to high demand, the venue for this event has changed.
The BC CMPA, in partnership with DOC BC, presents
An Evening with Andrea Meditch
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
7 p.m. at InFocus Film School (306 Abbott St), please buzz #3
Please join us for an intimate conversation with acclaimed documentary producer Andrea Meditch, on Wednesday October 11, 2017. Andrea is founder and president of Back Allie Entertainment, which provides creative production services to films, festivals, media companies and universities. She won an Emmy in 2015 for Dangerous Acts, which premiered on HBO. She executive-produced the Oscar-winning Man On Wire, Oscar-nominated Encounters at the End of the World by Werner Herzog, and short-listed BUCK. She also EP’d or produced Grizzly Man, In the Shadow of the Moon, The Killer Within, Doubletime and The Flight That Fought Back, among others. Two new films are premiering in 2017 at Tribeca and San Francisco.
Andrea regularly conducts workshops and master classes on story development, creative producing, pitch training, and the basics of international financing and release strategies. Before starting her own company, Andrea held executive and creative positions at Discovery and National Geographic for more than fifteen years, including building the first iteration of Discovery Films. She also created a model for a new center for creative non-fiction storytelling at Michigan State University. Andrea is a mentor for the Sundance Producer Labs, as well as an advisor to the Points North non-fiction storyteller retreat and the Hot Docs Forum. Andrea holds a PhD in Linguistic Anthropology with a concentration in media and a BS degree in communications from Northwestern University.
This event is for DOC BC and CMPA-BC members only.
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