[PAST EVENT] What is a Producer and Why Should You Want to be One or Work with One? with Megan Gilbride ?00

February 1, 2019
11:30am - 1pm
Swem Library, Reeder Media Center
400 Landrum Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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But what does a producer do, really? Should I become a producer? Attendees will learn the basics of what producers do, what makes a good producer, and why learning producing is valuable to everyone. The session will emphasize the independent production of feature films, but will touch on and be relatable to any manner of motion picture producing.


Megan Gilbride is a two-time-Emmy-winning and Independent Spirit Award nominated producer of narrative and documentary films. She produced the Emmy award winning TOWER which screened on PBS?s Independent Lens, was nominated for numerous prizes including a Peabody, PGA and Gotham Award and was shortlisted for the Best Documentary Academy Award. Other titles include Lovers of Hate, Where Soldiers Come From, and Habibi. Megan is currently developing the feature doc Fathom and TV series Chilling in Austin and producing The Untitled Michael Brody Jr Documentary with Impact Partners and Topic. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Documentary Producers Alliance, and a former Film Independent Fellow.

Megan will also be participating in the W&M Women in TV panel discussion on Saturday, February 2.

For more information on the festival, visit https://wmglobalfilmfestival.com/