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Bonni Cohen

Co-Founder and Filmmaker, Actual Films; Co-Founder, Catapult Film Fund

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 Bonni Cohen Biography

Bonni Cohen is co-founder of Actual Films, making documentaries for theatrical release and broadcasts for PBS, BBC, ARTE, Discovery Channel, Lucasfilm, and Stanford University. She has produced and directed the award-winning films The Island President, Inside Guantanamo, The Rape of Europa,and Wonders Are Many. Cohen executive produced 3.5 Minutes, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and Art and Craft, which premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The co-founder of Catapult Film Fund, moving storytelling across a broad spectrum of issues and perspectives with funds and mentorship, she has been an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley Journalism School graduate program in documentary film.

BONNI COHEN runs Actual Films in San Francisco with filmmaker/husband Jon Shenk. For the past sixteen years, they have produced documentaries for theatrical release and primetime national broadcast both in the US and internationally. Bonni produced THE ISLAND PRESIDENT in 2011 which won the Audience award at the Toronto International Film Festival and was featured on PBS’ ‘Independent Lens’. Bonni was nominated for outstanding producer by the PGA that year.

She also produced and directed INSIDE GUANTANAMO, which was nominated for a best documentary feature Emmy, and The RAPE OF EUROPA (2006) which was short-listed for the Academy Awards and nominated for two primetime Emmys. With director Jon Else, she produced WONDERS ARE MANY which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and its broadcast premiere on PBS.

With Lisa Chanoff, Bonni co-founded the Catapult Film Fund, which supports development of documentary films with funds and mentorship. With Catapult, Bonni executive produced ART AND CRAFT which premiered this year at the Tribeca Film Festival. Catapult has supported recent award-winning films such as E-TEAM, THE OVERNIGHTERS and ANITA. Bonni has been an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley Graduate Program in Documentary film at the Journalism School.

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Bonni Cohen

Co-Founder and Filmmaker, Actual Films; Co-Founder, Catapult Film Fund

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Bonni Cohen Biography

Bonni Cohen is co-founder of Actual Films, making documentaries for theatrical release and broadcasts for PBS, BBC, ARTE, Discovery Channel, Lucasfilm, and Stanford University. She has produced and directed the award-winning films The Island President, Inside Guantanamo, The Rape of Europa,and Wonders Are Many. Cohen executive produced 3.5 Minutes, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and Art and Craft, which premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The co-founder of Catapult Film Fund, moving storytelling across a broad spectrum of issues and perspectives with funds and mentorship, she has been an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley Journalism School graduate program in documentary film.

BONNI COHEN runs Actual Films in San Francisco with filmmaker/husband Jon Shenk. For the past sixteen years, they have produced documentaries for theatrical release and primetime national broadcast both in the US and internationally. Bonni produced THE ISLAND PRESIDENT in 2011 which won the Audience award at the Toronto International Film Festival and was featured on PBS’ ‘Independent Lens’. Bonni was nominated for outstanding producer by the PGA that year.

She also produced and directed INSIDE GUANTANAMO, which was nominated for a best documentary feature Emmy, and The RAPE OF EUROPA (2006) which was short-listed for the Academy Awards and nominated for two primetime Emmys. With director Jon Else, she produced WONDERS ARE MANY which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and its broadcast premiere on PBS.

With Lisa Chanoff, Bonni co-founded the Catapult Film Fund, which supports development of documentary films with funds and mentorship. With Catapult, Bonni executive produced ART AND CRAFT which premiered this year at the Tribeca Film Festival. Catapult has supported recent award-winning films such as E-TEAM, THE OVERNIGHTERS and ANITA. Bonni has been an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley Graduate Program in Documentary film at the Journalism School.

Bonni Cohen Videos

  • Interview with Directors Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen for An ...
    Aug 23, 2017 ... A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows...
  • Al Gore, Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk, Dr. Joe Hanson: "An ...
    Aug 23, 2017 ... Former Vice President Al Gore, Filmmakers Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, and Dr. Joe Hanson of It's Okay To Be Smart Talk "An...
  • Al Gore, Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk Q&A | An Inconvenient Sequel ...
    Jul 25, 2017 ... Take Action Day Spotlight: Former Vice President, Al Gore with Directors, Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, (An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth...

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  • How to book Bonni Cohen?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bonni Cohen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bonni Cohen, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bonni Cohen or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bonni Cohen?

    Booking fees for Bonni Cohen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bonni Cohen, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bonni Cohen?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bonni Cohen for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bonni Cohen for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bonni Cohen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bonni Cohen or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bonni Cohen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bonni Cohen for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Bonni Cohen generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lynn Novick, Jon Shenk, Jeff Orlowski, Freida Lee Mock and Gina Prince-Bythewood. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bonni Cohen for an upcoming event.

Bonni Cohen Speaker Videos

  • Interview with Directors Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen for An ...
    Aug 23, 2017 ... A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how ...
    Al Gore, Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk, Dr. Joe Hanson: "An ...
    Aug 23, 2017 ... Former Vice President Al Gore, Filmmakers Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, and Dr. Joe Hanson of It's Okay To Be Smart Talk "An Inconvenient ...
  • Al Gore, Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk Q&A | An Inconvenient Sequel ...
    Jul 25, 2017 ... Take Action Day Spotlight: Former Vice President, Al Gore with Directors, Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, (An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to ...
    'An Inconvenient Sequel's' Al Gore, Jon Shenk, & Bonni Cohen Play ...
    Jan 18, 2017 ... Subscribe for Roundtables, Box Office Reports, & More! ▻▻ http://bit.ly/ THRSubscribe If you haven't watch an episode of The Hollywood ...
  • Meet the Artists '16" Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen - YouTube
    Jan 18, 2016 ... Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen on their film "Audrie & Daisy," which premieres in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film ...

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