Citizen Film

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Citizen Film
Industry Documentary, Film, New Media, Storytelling
Founded San Francisco, California (2002)
Headquarters San Francisco, CA, United States
Key people
Sam Ball, Sophie Constantinou, Kate Stilley Steiner

Citizen Film is a San Francisco-based documentary company founded in 2002 by Sam Ball, Sophie Constantinou and Kate Stilley Steiner.


They produce long-form documentary programs such as Joann Sfar Draws from Memory and Green Streets (in progress), and they have produced more than 100 short films.[1] In addition, they provide key production and/or post-production services for independent producers such as Nancy Kates (Regarding Susan Sontag Regarding Susan Sontag); Vicki Abeles (Race to Nowhere); Tiffany Shlain (The Tribe); and Jenni Olson (575 Castro St.).[2][3][4][5] They have produced several films with Academy Award winner Debra Chasnoff (A Foot in the Door and The Respect for All Project), promoting equity in education "at the earliest age possible and on an ongoing basis."[6][7][8]

New Media[edit]

Citizen Film also produces new media projects such as Lunch Love Community, co-directed by Constantinou and Helen DeMichiel; and Half-Remembered Stories, a collaboration with the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.[9][10]


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