Brooke Pepion Swaney

Brooke Pepion Swaney

Select Experience

  • Producer/Writer/Director Daughter of a Lost Bird, Same Land Films LLC - Present
  • Freelance Filmmaker, Revolution Messaging, Bernie 2016. Director/Writer/Editor “I am Human; Producer/Editor How to Caucus in Iowa and How to Caucus in Nevada; Producer Undocumented & Unafraid - January – March 2016 
  • Assistant Director, Buster’s Mal Heart, Inversion LLC, Director Sarah Adina Smith - October & November 2015 
  • Assistant Programmer, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival - 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2013 Festivals - Present
  • Producer, Sixty Four Flood, a Mobile Documentary Project, Washington State University & Vision Maker Media - June 2013 –June 2015
  • Producer/Assistant Director, Bella Vista, Slowtale LLC, Selection 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam, George C. Lin Emerging Filmmaker Award – San Diego Asian Film Festival - February 2013 - Present
  • Editor/Co-producer, Fire Season, Invincible Arts Society LLC - October 2012 – June 2014
  • Key Set Production Assistant, Winter In the Blood, Ranchwater Films LLC - August – September 2011
  • Assistant/Associate Editor, African Gothic, Editor: Melody London - June – August 2011
  • Editor, Doubles with Slight Pepper, Director Ian Harnarine. 2012 Genie Award: Best Short Film - April – June 2011
  • Director & Producer, OK Breathe Auralee, Orangebrooke Films LLC, Selection 2012 Sundance Film Festival - September 2010 - Present
  • Script Supervisor, Una Noche, Una Noche Limite, 35mm - January – March 2009
  • Personal Assistant/Intern, Dan Algrant, Algrant Productions - July 2006 – May 2007

Select Professional Development & Residencies

  • Female Filmmakers Initiative Financing Intensive, Sundance Institute & Women in Film, Los Angeles, California - April 22,2015 
  • Artist Retreat Center, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, North Troy, Vermont - September 13 – 21, 2014 
  • Creative Producing Lab & Summit, Sundance Institute, Fellow, Sundance, Utah - August 1 – 3 , 2014

Fellowships & Awards
2014 Native Arts & Cultures Fellow, 2013 Time Warner Fellow, 2012 Sundance Native Lab Fellow, 2007 – 2008 Ang Lee Fellowship, NYU

Education
M.F.A. New York University. May 2011. Graduate Film, Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television, Tisch School of the Arts
B.A. Stanford University.  June 2003. With Honors. Psychology Major, French Minor

Job Title: 
Producer
Tribal Affiliation: 
Blackfeet/Salish

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