Walsh, Jack*

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NAME: Jack Walsh*


email: jack (at) namac.org

Jack Walsh has a life-long commitment to independent media and supporting the organizations that work on behalf of independent film and video makers. Before joining NAMAC he worked as the Capital Campaign Manger for the 9th Street Media Consortium, an innovative cross-sector collaboration for the purchase and renovation of a building that houses eight nonprofit media arts organization including NAMAC.

Prior to the Consortium, Jack worked as an executive producer in national productions for San Francisco's public television station KQED. Among his credits are and then one night: The Making of Dead Man Walking//, which aired nationally on PBS in 2002, received a Northern California Emmy for Cultural Affairs Program (2002) and a National Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Program (2003), and //Independent View// a 17-part series about independent film that aired nationally on PBS in the fall of 2001. Jack produced //Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay//, which had its national PBS broadcast in June 2003 and, more recently, directed //The Lost Generation, which has its US premiere at the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in June 2004.

Jack has also served on numerous nonprofit boards of directors including Canyon Cinema, Film Arts Foundation, and the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers (AIVF).

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