Ted Green

Ted Green



Ted Green is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker and director whose career has spanned over 30 years. He has directed and produced over 20 award-winning documentaries that have been aired nationally and internationally.

Green was born in New York City and grew up in the Bronx. He attended the City University of New York, where he earned a degree in communication arts. After college, he went on to pursue his passion for filmmaking, working as a cameraman and assistant director on feature films and commercials.

In the early 1990s, Green made his debut as a director with the critically acclaimed documentary “The Making of an American,” which followed the extraordinary story of a young African American man from the Bronx. The moving film won numerous awards, including a Peabody Award and a CableACE Award.

Green went on to direct and produce several other award-winning documentaries, including “The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords,” which won a Primetime Emmy Award, and “A Place of Our Own,” which was nominated for an Academy Award. He also directed the feature-length documentary “The Lost Boys of Sudan,” which was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

Green’s work has been praised for its emotional power and its ability to bring complex social issues to light. He has received numerous honors for his work, including the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs’ award for outstanding service and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers’ Producer of the Year Award.

Green is currently the executive producer of “The National Geographic Specials” series and is in development on a feature-length documentary about the struggle of African Americans for civil rights in the United States. He continues to be an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers, using his talents to bring stories of courage and perseverance to the public.

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