Greg Reitman

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Greg Reitman
Born May 10, 1971
New York City
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Massachusetts at Amherst, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, and Tel Aviv University
Occupation Film director, producer
Employer Blue Water Entertainment, Inc.
Spouse(s) Britta Ann Reitman (2012–present)

Greg Reitman is an activist filmmaker, author, and professional speaker. He is the founder of Blue Water Entertainment, Inc., an independent production company based in Santa Monica, that produces feature films and documentaries.

Career[edit]

Reitman directed, wrote and produced Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina,[1] syndicated on American Public Television (APT), and traveled the festival circuit. His production company, Blue Water Entertainment, which specialises in films on the environment, produced Fields of Fuel, subsequently renamed Fuel,[2] a feature documentary film on alternative energy with author Josh Tickell. Fields of Fuel premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the 2008 Audience Award.[3] Reitman's latest production project is a feature documentary entitled Rooted in Peace, released in 2014.[4]

Education[edit]

Reitman earned his Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts Amherst (1993)[5] and holds a certificate in Film & Television, Marketing & Distribution from UCLA.[6] He received a master certificate in Creative Producing from Tel Aviv University, and has studied at Hokkaido University in Japan and the University of Florence in Italy.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Reitman enjoys hiking and biking with his wife, Britta, and practices Transcendental Meditation.[8]

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ "FUEL". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  3. ^ The Daily Insider Staff (2008-01-27). "2008 Sundance Film Festival Awards". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  4. ^ "About the film". Rootedinpeace.com. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Rooted In Peace" (PDF). Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Speaker Bios". Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ Hollywood Isle: Catalina Island Picture Book. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Greg Reitman:Importance of Meditation". Mantramag.com. Retrieved 10 October 2014. [T]he one that worked for me the best was TM. This meditation technique only lasts twenty minutes, but its effects are staggering on my mind, body, and well-being. 

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