Ian Cheney

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Ian Cheney
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Ian Cheney
Occupation Director, producer

Ian Cheney is an American documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and producer.[1]

Cheney grew up in Massachusetts[2] and Maine,[3] attended The Mountain School, a semester school for high school juniors,[4] and graduated from Milton Academy in 1998.[2] Cheney received bachelor's and master's degrees from Yale University in 2002 and 2003.[5]

He shared a Peabody Award in 2008 for King Corn, which he co-produced and starred in.[6] In 2011 he and longtime collaborator Curt Ellis were the youngest recipients to receive the Heinz Award[7] Cheney received an Emmy nomination in 2013 for his film The City Dark, which aired on PBS' POV.[8]

Cheney runs Wicked Delicate Films, a documentary film production company based in Brooklyn and western Massachusetts.[9] He is a co-founder and former member of the board of directors of the FoodCorps non-profit organization.[10]



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