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Courtney Hermann
Courtney Hermann

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Courtney Hermann is an award-winning independent documentary maker, non-fiction media maker, and film and video educator.

Her most recent independent films include CRYING EARTH RISE UP (2015), EXOTIC WORLD AND THE BURLESQUE REVIVAL (2012), and STANDING SILENT NATION (2007).  She works with organizations and small businesses to produce oral history projects, branded media content, and fundraising pieces through her company Boxcar Assembly.

Courtney’s work has aired on PBS, including on its Emmy-award winning documentary series POV, has been favorably reviewed by The New York Times, has been featured at the dOCUMENTA contemporary art exhibition in Kassel, Germany, won audience awards at several film festivals, is in distribution on DVD/BD and online, and shows in conjunction with outreach initiatives by community partners.

Courtney earned an MFA degree in Film and Video Production from Columbia College Chicago, where she studied with Michael Rabiger and Herb DiGioia.