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Robert Richter

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One of America's highly honored documentary filmmakers, with three Oscar nominations, four duPont Columbia Broadcast Journalism awards, 7 other films short listed for Oscar doc features and doc shorts; National Emmy award, three National Emmy nominations. Prime time documentaries on ABC, BBC, CBS, Discovery, HBO, NBC, PBS, Turner Broadcasting. US and international festivals judge. Member Motion Picture Academy Documentary Branch (also formerly Doc Branch Executive Committee); Writers Guild member; Board President for 10 years of 5,000 member nationwide AIVF (Assoc. of Independent Filmmakers); Chair of AIVF committee that dreamed up and fought for what has become ITVS. New York representative for 7 years to IDA. Narrators for some of his films include performers Martin Sheen, Susan Sarandon, Jason Robards; broadcasters Walter Cronkite, Peter Jennings, Eric Sevareid, Roger Mudd, Phil Donahue. Written three screen plays based on his documentaries, currently seeking the right agent to get them produced.