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Kristin Lesko
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  • Visalia, CA
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ISO Documentary DPs/Shooters in Visalia / Fresno / Central Valley, CA

I'm looking for experienced documentary film DPs / Shooters based in the Central Valley (Visalia, Fresno, Bakersfield) for a non-profit video about high school students in rural farming communities.…Continue

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Started Sep 8, 2017


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Producer, Director
Available for freelance work?
Tell us about yourself:
Kristin Lesko is an independent documentary film producer based in Central California. With over thirteen years of experience, she has contributed to many award-winning projects with respected filmmakers that have been viewed by audiences around the world. Most recently, she was co-producer on the Oscar-nominated film OJ: Made in America (2016) for ESPN 30 for 30.

Kristin began her film career working with veteran documentary filmmaker, Stanley Nelson, on a variety of films for public television including Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006), Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice (2005), A Place of Our Own (2004), and The Murder of Emmett Till (2003). In 2008, she co-produced the Oscar-nominated film Operation Homecoming: Writing the War Time Experience.

Her other projects include MAKERS: Women in Politics (2014), We are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012), Tales of the Waria (2011), and The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights (2010) as well as projects for Bloomberg TV and The Climate Reality Project. Kristin is also an experienced archival footage researcher and contributed to Sundance Film Festival documentaries We Live in Public (2009) and Rebirth (2011).

Kristin is currently a producer on the feature documentary The Human Trial – a film about type 1 diabetes – with Lisa Hepner.
List your credits:
“O.J. Simpson: Made in America” Co-Producer
“The Human Trial” Producer
“MAKERS: Women in Politics” Coordinating Producer
“The Passions & Politics of Ed Edelman” Archival Researcher
“24 Hours of Climate Reality: Dirty Weather Report” Senior Story Producer
“Pancreatic Cancer Action Network“ Producer
“We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists” Associate Producer
“Game Changers: Reid Hoffman” Co-Producer
“Game Changers: Magic Johnson” Co-Producer
“Game Changers: The Koch Brothers” Co-Producer
“Tales of the Waria” Post Supervisor
“Through the Wormhole” with Morgan Freeman Archival Researcher
“Rebirth“ Archival Researcher
“The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights” Associate Director
“We Live in Public” Archival Consultant
“Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience” Co-Producer
“The Last 600 Meters” Archival Researcher
“Join Us” Archival Researcher
“Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple” Associate Producer
“Eric Clapton: Sessions for Robert J” Archival Researcher
“Sweet Honey In the Rock: Raise Your Voice” Assistant Producer
“Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise” Production Assistant
“Southern Poverty Law Center Fundraising Video” Production Assistant
“Take Back the Courts” Production Assistant
“A Place of Our Own” Intern
“The Murder of Emmett Till” Intern

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