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New York Film Academy Guest Speakers

New York Film Academy Guest Speakers

Gretchen McGowan


Gretchen McGowan is an award-winning producer and the Head of Production for Goldcrest Features in New York City where she has overseen the titles Carol, Mojave, Slumber, Restrepo, Carrie Pilby, and Danger, Close. McGowan has collaborated with Sebastian Junger on five films and she is now completing Blood on the Wall with Junger and Fisher Stevens, a documentary feature to premiere September 30th on National Geographic.

McGowan independently produced Jim Jarmusch’s The Limits of Control, a Focus Features release and Magnolia Pictures’ American Swing. While Head of Production with Mark Cuban’s HDNet Films, Blow Up Pictures and Open City Films she supervised over 25 features including Redacted, Enron, Broken English, Bubble, Lovely and Amazing, and Coffee and Cigarettes. Her work as a freelance producer includes the Oscar-nominated Dancemaker, Buffalo ’66, Two Girls and a Guy, American Psycho and Heavy.

Notable Credits
Carol, Mojave, Slumber, Restrepo, Carrie Pilby, Redacted, Enron, Broken English, Bubble, Lovely and Amazing, Coffee and Cigarettes


The 20/20 Series - With Gretchen McGowan


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