Carrie Lederer CV
B.A TeleCommunications
Location: Santa Monica, California, USA
School: Graduate of Indiana University
Major: B.A TeleCommunications

Carrie Lederer CV

Carrie Lederer
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Qualification Summary: Seasoned Producer/Director/Host with over twenty years worldwide production experience spanning reality, documentary, and news network programming. Proficient in multi-camera direction, videography including extreme locations (underwater, high altitude), and AVID/FCP/Premiere Pro digital editing. Multi-lingual citizen of the world (but resides in Santa Monica).
Freelance Production Work
• Director, Ancient Aliens, Prometheus Studios, History Channel, 2019
• Producer/Shooter, Say Yes America, Halfyard Productions, TLC, 2019
• Consulting Producer/Camera, Gen X: A Chemical Cocktail, Independent documentary, 2018-2019
• Producer/Camera, Unexpected, Eastern TV, TLC, 2019
• Director, Intervention: The Heroin Hub, GRB TV, A&E Network, 2018
• Producer/Shooter, Women on Patrol, Big Fish Entertainment, Lifetime, 2018
• Supervising Producer/Shooter, Say Yes to the Prom, Halfyard Productions, TLC, 2016-18
• Field Producer/Camera, My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding, Firecracker Films, TLC, 2017
• Producer/Shooter, Natalee Holloway: Final Justice, Brian Graden Media, Oxygen, 2016
• Field Producer/Still Photographer, Adventure Capitalists, Three Ball Entertainment, CNBC, 2016
• Senior Field Producer/Still Photographer, American Tarzan. Sharp Entertainment, Discovery
Channel, 2016
• Producer/Shooter, Forged in Fire, Leftfield Productions, History Channel, 2015
• Producer/Shooter, Alaskan Bush People, Park Slope Productions, Discovery Channel, 2014-15
• Producer/Shooter, The Big Day and Fairy Gown Parents, Halfyard Productions, TLC, 2015
• Director/Producer, Born in the Wild, Matador Content, Lifetime TV, 2014
• Researcher, GOPro - Around the World in 80 Days, B-Reel, 2014
• Field Producer, Welcome to Fairfax, Matador Content for Pivot Network, 2014
• Field Producer/Camera, APB with Troy Dunn for TNT, Shed Media US, 2013
• Field/ Story Producer/Camera, Indiana Joes, Zig Zag Productions Pilot for A&E, 2013
• Field Producer, Capture, CW Network, Renegade 83, 2013
• Producer/Camera for sizzle development, Off the Res, Gurney Productions, 2013
• Producer, I’m Married To A...,VH1,Vin Di Bona/Fishbowl Worldwide Media, 2013
• Producer/Camera, BC Takes Hollywood, sizzle reel for Backroads Entertainment NYC, 2013
• Director/Producer/Camera, It Gets Better, MTV, 2012
• Director/Producer/Camera, The Choice, FOX, 2012
• Director/Producer/Camera, Bridezillas, Wetv, September Films, 2011- 2012
• Director/Producer, Underground News, Feature Documentary, in production, 2012

• Field Producer/Director, All American Muslim, TLC, Shed Media US, 2011
• Field Producer/Director/Camera, DUI, TLC, Mike Mathis Productions, 2011
• Field Producer/Camera, Flippin’ Houses L.A, sizzle reel for Two Cats Media, 2011
• Director/Producer/Shooter/Editor, MULTIPLHIGH and Maria Harper, sizzle reels for 315 ExNihilo
Productions, 2011
• Producer/Camera, The Real L Word, Showtime, Magical Elves, 2011
• Producer/AP/Camera, IRT Deadliest Roads- Himalayas, History Ch, Original Productions, India,
• Segment Producer/Camera, Breaking Down the Bars, OWN, 44 Blue, Rockville, IN, 2010
• Producer/D.P, Tibet in Song, Sundance Film Festival 2009 World Cinema Special Jury Prize,
• Camera, Truth Be Told, The Learning Channel, 2009
• Camera, My Big Redneck Wedding, Country Music Television, Arkansas, 2008
• Host/Producer/D.P/Writer/Editor, Not Your Average Travel Guide, Travel Channel series, 2006-
• Producer/Shooter, Primal Quest Utah, ESPN/ABC, 2006
• Producer/D.P., A Face for Yulce, award-winning feature documentary for TLC, LMNO
Productions, 2005-2006
• Field Producer/D.P., National Body Challenge, Discovery Health, LMNO Productions, 2005-2006
• Producer/Shooter, ABC’s 20/20, New York/Los Angeles, 2006
• Camera, Brat Camp, ABC, Arnold Shapiro Productions, 2005
• Segment Producer/D.P Home James, VH1, Los Angeles, 2005
• Producer/Camera, CNN Presents...GANGS, documentary in L.A., 2004
• Camera, In Search of the Partridge Family, VH1, Los Angeles, 2004
• Producer/Camera, Patan Kumari- The Living Goddess,, promo video, Discovery Channel,
Kathmandu, Nepal, 2003
• Producer/Editor/Camera, In the Wake of Zaca, historical feature documentary, Luther Greene
Prods., 2002-2003
• Story Producer, National Geographic Today, story content provider of 3-5 minute global reports,
• Associate Producer, Counting on Democracy, feature documentary, Globalvision Inc., NYC, 2000
• Director of Photography, About Face , independent feature documentary, 1999
• Producer /Editor, CNN Headline News, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991-1994
Non- Profit Production Work
• Digital Storytelling Teacher/Producer, Rocky Mountain Sustainabillity and Science Network (RMSSN), leadership training on global sustainability for graduate and undergraduate students, May 2014-2019
• Director/Producer/Camera/Editor, ORT America Mission to Russia, ------------, short documentary, Russia 2017-2018
• Producer/Camera/Editor , Communications Fellowship, Earthwatch Institute: In Defense of Leatherbacks, Costa Rica, 2017
• Producer/Camera, Women in Science Conference, Great Sand Dunes N.P, Colorado, 2017
• Presenter, The XXIst International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology (SHE), Santa
Ana Ca, 2016
• Digital Storytelling Teacher, Still Photographer, Bio Blitz Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, 2015
and Bandelier N.P, New Mexico, 2016
• Digital Storytelling Teacher, Full Day Workshops, Colorado State University, 2015

• Presenter, World Parks Congress (Mountains As Learning Landscapes), Sydney, Australia, 2014- 15
• Director/Producer, Social Finance Inc. SoFi, video vignettes for website that features alumni- based community lending programs, 2012
• Director/Producer/Camera, RIDETZ, short documentary, Foundation for Tomorrow, Tanzania, 2010
• Supervising Producer/D.P/Editor, Adelstein-Liston, media ad campaigns for candidates and causes, Chicago, 2008
• Producer, Chicago Federation of Labor, commercial, 2008
• Field Producer/Shooter, LMMA-Locally Managed Marine Area Network, East and West New
Guinea, 2006 and 2007
• Producer/Director/Camera/Editor, Smithsonian Institution, short documentary on biodiversity
conversation worldwide, 2001
• Producer/Camera, United Nations HIV/AIDS Program African Mayors Take the Lead, promotional
video, 2000
• Producer, Climate Justice: The Faces of Global Warming, Redefining Progress, Oakland, Ca.,
• Producer/Director, Reebok Human Rights Awards, short documentaries on award recipients,
• Producer/Videographer, Goldman International Environmental Awards, documentaries on award
recipients, 2002
• Producer/Shooter, Operation Save-a-Pet Katrina, short documentary, 2005
• Producer, The Forbidden Plant, Marijuana Policy Project, documentary, 2004
• Producer/Director/Editor, Old Stories, New Voices, National Park Service, documentary, 2001
• Producer/Director/Editor, Saving Yucca Mountain , documentary, Nuclear Energy Information
Systems, 2001
• Producer/Director/ Editor, Young Chicago Authors, documentary, 2000
• Producer/ Writer, International Medical Corps, promotional video, 1999
• Producer/ Director/Shooter/Editor, Earth Network, not-for-profit productions, Highland Park, Il,
Peace Corps
• Media Specialist and Environmental Education, Anjouan, Comoros Islands and Senegal, 1994- 1998
• NGO liaison, IUCN/The World Conservation Union, Dakar, Senegal, 1997 Education
• Indiana University, 1989: Honor’s Program; B.A. Communications/Broadcast Journalism
• Depaul University, 1998: Post-graduate work in Environmental Impact Analysis/Environmental
• Smithsonian Institution, 2001: Environmental Leadership and Monitoring & Assessment of
Biodiversity Courses
• UC Berkeley, 2002: Post -graduate work in Journalism /Newswriting
• San Francisco Fine Arts Foundation, Cinematography, Grant Writing course work, 2002
• Apple certified FCP trainer, 2003
• Advanced Digital Cinematography /High Definition Workshop, Gancie TV /Sante Fe, May 2005
• UCLA Screenwriting, 2006

• Climate Reality Leadership Training, 2013, Chicago
• Santa Monica College, Screenwriting, 2016
• Outward Bound Colorado, Mountaineering, Rock-climbing and Wilderness Survivor Training
• Foreign Language Skills: Proficient in French, Wolof (Senegal), Shindzuani (Comoros Islands),
Conversational in Spanish
Other Interests
• Rock climbing, surfing, triathlons, horseback riding, international travel, dance (ballet, jazz and West African)

Producer, camera, explorer, humanist, environmentalist, editor, peacemaker, community activist