Retrospective with Academy Award-Winning Breakwater Studios

Retrospective and Q&A with Forbes 30 Under 30 entrepreneur and Academy Award®-winning director Ben Proudfoot.

Founded in 2012 by Forbes 30 Under 30 entrepreneur and Academy Award®-winning director Ben Proudfoot, Breakwater Studios has been a pioneer in the world of the short documentary, connecting with millions of people around the world through their humanist, high-craft films. The studio’s work has been recognized by the Academy Awards®, The Emmys, The Peabody Awards, the Sundance Film Festival, the Telluride Film Festival, and the Tribeca Film Festival, among others.

In addition, we will be helping the studio celebrate 10 years of achievements with our BREAKWATER STUDIOS Retrospective and Q&A on Sunday, August 21st at 5 pm, prior to the Awards Ceremony. Founder & CEO Ben Proudfoot will be joined by Whitney Skauge, VP, Development, and Marketing. We can’t wait to share their introspection on the art of short documentaries.


Ben Proudfoot



Sunday, August 21 at 5:00 PM

Assistance League Theatre

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