Filmmaker; Co-Founder, Actual Films; Co-Founder, Catapult Film Fund
Bonni Cohen has produced and directed an array of award-winning films. Most recently, Bonni co-directed AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER which was selected to be the opening night film of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and will be released by Paramount in summer 2017. In 2016 Bonni co-directed the Peabody Award winning film AUDRIE & DAISY, which premiered in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was picked up as a Netflix Original film. In addition to her directing work, Bonni served as Producer on THE ISLAND PRESIDENT, winner of the 2011 Toronto International Best Documentary. Her work as producer and director on THE RAPE OF EUROPA earned her a PGA and WGA nomination and was short-listed for the Oscars. In addition, Bonni produced Jon Else’s Sundance film, WONDERS ARE MANY and together with Else co-directed INSIDE GUANTANAMO which was nominated for an Emmy for Best Documentary in 2009. Bonni also Executive Produced 3.5 MINUTES and ART and CRAFT, both films were selected for the Oscar shortlist in 2015. Together with Lisa Chanoff, Bonni is the co-founder of the Catapult Film Fund.