Bo Boudart, Director
Bo Boudart has written and produced programs for television networks including PBS, the Discovery Channel, Fox TV, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The themes center on nature, science, indigenous cultures and the environment.
Boudart’s recent projects include Oil on Ice, for which he was co-producer and principal videographer. Focusing on issues of energy policy, Alaska Native human rights, and conservation of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, this documentary won the International Documentary Association’s Pare Lorentz Award, a Hugo Award, an International Wildlife Film Festival Best Environmental Documentary Award, and was nominated for Best Feature documentary at the American Indian Film Festival. Boudart also produced Umealit: The Whale Hunters, a NOVA series documentary for WGBH and PBS. Boudart also wrote, co-produced and shot The Sea Is Our Life, a documentary about the protection of offshore Arctic waters against oil drilling that jeopardizes the subsistence needs of Inupiat Eskimos. The film won Best Short at the American Indian Film Festival.
Steve Michelson, Producer