Lance Kramer


Lance Kramer is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and co-founder of the DC-based production company Meridian Hill Pictures. He produced the feature-length documentary City of Trees (Official Selection 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, National Broadcast on the PBS series America Reframed, released on Netflix in May 2017) and the Webby Award-winning documentary series The Messy Truth With Van Jones, released on Van’s Facebook page and to more than 4 million viewers. In 2014, Kramer received the DC Mayor’s Arts Award from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the highest honor bestowed upon working artists in the city. He has served two terms as Board Member of Docs in Progress, and was a DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Individual Arts Fellow in 2015. In 2017, he was selected to the 2017 Impact Partners Documentary Producers Fellowship cohort and in 2018 he was a fellow at the Sundance Creative Producers Summit. Kramer holds a bachelor’s degree in history and film from Dartmouth College.

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