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"Ms. Dreyfus’ work is a testament to what film can do in the hands of a good documentarian: convert fact into truth."
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Stanley Kauffman, The New Republic

REBECCA DREYFUS
Director | Producer | Partner

Director, Producer Rebecca Dreyfus, is an award-winning filmmaker, with a reputation for revealing complex truth with a delicate touch. Her most recent work ON MEDITATION is a series about notable personalities and their meditation practices and includes David Lynch, Russell Simmons and Giancarlo Esposito and others.  ON MEDITATION is currently airing on PBS and will be released on Netfilx in the fall of 2016. Rebecca has created numerous other films and works for television including CLOSE-UP:  PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK for OVATION TV, STOLEN a feature documentary about the largest unsolved art heist in American History which opened to critical acclaim in 50 cities nation wide and was included in PBS series Independent Lens and Bye-Bye Babushka, an award winning feature documentary which has been broadcast in more than 50 countries worldwide including PBS in the US. The legendary documentarian Albert Maysles deemed Bye-Bye Babushka  “a formidable first feature” and offered his support. He became the lead cameraman on STOLEN and an important mentor to Rebecca.
Rebecca is a proud alum of The Sundance screenwriting lab and has received numerous other grants and fellowship from institutes such as The New York State Council on the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, The Jerome Foundation and Women in Film.  She is the co-owner Snapdragon Films, a successful commercial production company, which creates works for major national brands, non-profits and networks.

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