Awards

Souvenirs; Healing After War Best of Fest Top 10 audience award Minneapolis- St. Paul International Film Festival. Well received at over 10 Festivals worldwide, producer

Suicide Survivors' Club - A Family's Journey Through the Death of Their Loved One - Midwest Independent Publishers Association awarded the SSC book set a First Place Midwest Book Award (memoir/autobiography)  The only finalist (1of 3) from Minnesota out of a 12-state region. (2017) publisher under SSC, Publishing 

Bushido "Best Documentary" Lake Placid Film Forum, New York, "Best Documentary" Smash Film Festival, Minneapolis, "Golden Apple" award for education, producer

Pride of Lions - Currently acquired by 135 leading colleges and universities, "Best Documentary" Audience Award Red Rocks Festival, UT "Best of Fest" Audience Award, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film "Best Documentary" Hardacre Film Festival, Special Screenings: World Bank, Washington, D.C Walker Art Center: “Women with Vision," Babson College, International Week Waterfront Film Festival, Saugatuck, MI, The Heights Theater, Minneapolis fundraiser for Global Action Foundation(Wellbody Alliance), Amnesty International, Edina High School, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Engineers Without Borders, Lehigh University, co-director, producer

Sweet Blood "Best PSA" American Indian Film Institute, San Francisco, CA "Best Feature Documentary" Cherokee International Film Festival, Tahlequah, OK (2010) writer/producer

Changing Keys "Best Documentary" Remi Award, World Fest in Houston, Broadcast on PBS (2009-2012) Special Screenings: Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, Chicago premier - founding writer, creative producer

In Harmony for Life National “Telly Award” writer,director, producer

What’s It About? National “Telly Award” Excellence in filmmaking for the educational market for motivational speaker Mark Sharenbroich director/producer

Poles Apart "Best Documentary" Lake Placid Film Forum, NY, "Best Documentary" Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival narrator/co-producer

Grandfather's Birthday “Emmy Award” regional broadcast on PBS, Several festival awards, executive producer, casting

Women: Scenes From Life “New Producer of the Year” (1992) by the Star Tribune for original theatrical production "Critics Choice” Women: Scenes From Life actress, producer, executive producer

Additional Highlights

The Great Escapement, feature article for London Telegraph about my Uncle Charles Woehrle, the subject of my documentary Stalag Luft III - One Man's Story. Also included online was the short film we created for Patek Philippe. feature writer and producer

Minnesota Humanities Center - Consultant. I was hired to do the phase I work of discovering and diagnosing where the gaps are in their messaging and how to tell their comprehensive diverse story more simply. writer, consultant, research

Cambio Education/Studio Luma (App development) core development team, producer of scenario based learning.

Guest Speaker "Storytelling in Media" St. Catherine University, Belmont University, Babson College, The Walker, Women with Vision series

Panels Belmont University, Women Filmmakers Panel, MSPIFF, speaker at various fundraisers and film festivals.

Suicide Survivors’ Club - Core content development team for educational model/program based on the 5-book set Suicide Survivors’ Club - A Family’s Journey Through the Death of Their Loved One.

Regional Emmy for short dramatic film  Grandfather's Birthday

Regional Emmy for short dramatic film Grandfather's Birthday

Silver award (national)  What's It About?  Excellence in Education category

Silver award (national) What's It About? Excellence in Education category

Suicide Survivors' Club - A Family's Journey Through the Death of Their Loved One,  (art/narrative) 1st place out of 12 state region.

Suicide Survivors' Club - A Family's Journey Through the Death of Their Loved One, (art/narrative) 1st place out of 12 state region.

Bronze winner (first place national award)  In Harmony for Life  (hospice)

Bronze winner (first place national award) In Harmony for Life (hospice)