Sandy Smolan Documentary Film and Television Director
Sandy Smolan is an award-winning director whose work spans features, documentaries, television, and commercials.
His critically acclaimed debut feature film “Rachel River“, was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and took awards for Best Cinematography and a Special Jury Prize for actress Viveca Lindfors. Sandy’s documentary “12 Stones”, about the transformation of a group of illiterate women in southern Nepal, won the Jury Prize for Best Short Documentary at the Tallahassee and Newport Beach Film Festivals His most recent film, “The Human Face of Big Data,” just won the Jury Prize for Best Cinematography at the Boston International Film Festival.
As a television director, his credits include the acclaimed pilot for the series “Middle Ages“, numerous movies, mini-series and episodes of over 50 network series including “Brothers & Sisters”, “Ally Mcbeal” and “Northern Exposure”.
In commercials and on the Internet, his company, Luminous Content, collaborates with corporations, NGO’s and foundations to explore the role technology can play in transforming lives around the planet.
Sandy Smolan was an Associate Professor at The USC School of Cinematic Arts and a featured speaker at the EG Conference in Monterey, California and the INK Conference in Association with TED.
The buzz: Roll ’em! Big Data represents an opportunity for us to re-imagine our world, track new signals once impossible, and change how we experience…
A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.
Gain exclusive insights from some of today’s most respected business thought leaders.See all guest speakers and bios