Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2021

Speaker Jill Burkhart

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Jill Burkhart

MGM+ Alt Programming Executive


Jill Burkhart is the VP of Unscripted Programming for Epix where she sources and executive produces documentary series for the cable network. Recent projects include the Emmy nominated Laurel Canyon; A Place in Time, Helter Skelter: An American Myth, and the upcoming Fall River. In 1996 Jill co-founded the heralded Nantucket Film Festival. Initially, Jill was the Artistic Director of NFF, responsible for overseeing all programming of films and curation of the festival. In 2002, she took over as Executive Director, running point on all facets of the festival including sponsorship, operations, fundraising and programming. Jill was also the Executive Director of the Screenwriters Colony from 1999-­2001, a sister Nantucket organization that hosts screenwriting retreats to provide creative guidance for screenwriters. Previously, she worked with Madstone Films as a curator for its Very Indie Film Series. And a very long time ago, Jill was an actress. She attended New York University for Theatre. Jill grew up on the island of Nantucket, and now happily lives in Barrytown, New York.

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