Speakers

2019 Speakers

Julie Cohen

Academy Award-Nominated Director of RBG

Julie Cohen2019-02-27T20:10:39+00:00

Project Description

Julie Cohen is the director/producer of RBG, along with Betsy West. RBG, released by Magnolia, Participant and CNN Films in 2018, is one of the top grossing documentaries of all times and was shortlisted for an Academy Award. Previously, Julie directed and produced nine feature documentaries for festivals, digital release and public television including The Sturgeon Queens (PBS, official selection, Berlin International Film Festival 2015) and American Veteran (Freestyle, 2017).  Before she started making documentaries, Julie was a staff producer for NBC News and the creator and producer of Supreme Court Watch on Court TV. She has won two duPont Columbia Awards, two Gracie Awards, and three New York Emmy Awards. She holds a B.A. from Colgate University and master’s degrees from Columbia Journalism School and Yale Law School.

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