Full Name
Bennett Singer
Job Title
Singer & Deschamps Productions, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Bennett Singer is a Los Angeles-based producer/director/writer whose films have been shown at The Smithsonian, The Kennedy Center, The United Nations, and the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, and at screenings hosted by organizations including The NAACP, The Urban League, Amnesty International, Human Rights Campaign, and The Southern Poverty Law Center. After serving as an associate producer on the Emmy-winning PBS series EYES ON THE PRIZE, he went on to co-direct BROTHER OUTSIDER: THE LIFE OF BAYARD RUSTIN, a "potent and persuasive piece of historical rediscovery" (Los Angeles Times) that premiered at Sundance, aired nationally on PBS, and won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary along with an NAACP Image Award nomination. The former executive editor of TIME Magazine's education program, Singer also co-directed ELECTORAL DYSFUNCTION, a PBS documentary on voting rights that "lives up to its title" (New York Times), and CURED, an Emmy-nominated documentary that won the American Historical Association's John O'Connor Award for best historical documentary of the year. He is the author or editor of five books.
Bennett Singer