Lance Kramer


Meridian Hill Pictures

Lance Kramer is a DC-based filmmaker and co-founder of Meridian Hill Pictures. Lance produced The First Step (Tribeca, AFI DOCS), City of Trees (Full Frame, PBS, Netflix), and the Webby Award-winning documentary series The Messy Truth. Kramer was selected to the 2018 Sundance Creative Producers Summit, the 2017 Impact Partners Documentary Producers Fellowship and was named to the DOC NYC “40 Under 40” list in 2021. Kramer was awarded four Individual Arts Fellowships by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities between 2014-2022. In 2014, Kramer received the DC Mayor’s Arts Award, the highest honor given to working artists in the city. Kramer has served two terms as Board Member of Docs in Progress, and has been an active member of the Documentary Producers Alliance (DPA) since 2016. Kramer holds a bachelor’s degree in history and film from Dartmouth College.

Participating Sessions

Producing Towards Equity w/ IDA & Documentary Producers Alliance

Producing Toward Equity (PTE) is an interactive workshop offering filmmakers resources to dismantle outdated producing practices and rebuild ones that are more fair and just. Developed by the Documentary Producers Alliance (DPA) in partnership with the International Documentary Association (IDA), PTE is focused on film financing and crediting through the lens of equity and inclusion, for independent documentary producers of all experience levels. The workshop is designed to provide producers...