Geralyn Dreyfous


Geralyn Dreyfous has a wide, distinguished background in the arts, extensive experience in consulting in the philanthropic sector, and participates on numerous boards and initiatives. She spent an early part of her career at the Philanthropic Initiative in Boston, which guides families of wealth in strategic giving opportunities, and taught Documentary and Narrative writing with Dr. Robert Coles at Harvard University. Geralyn is the Founder and Board Chair of the Utah Film Center, a non-profit that curates free screenings and outreach programs for communities throughout Utah. In 2007, she co-founded Impact Partners Film Fund with Dan Cogan, bringing together financiers and filmmakers so that they can create great films that entertain audiences, enrich lives, and ignite social change. Since its inception, IP has been involved in the financing of numerous award-winning films. In 2013, Geralyn co-founded Gamechanger Films, the first for-profit film fund dedicated exclusively to financing narrative features directed by women.

Geralyn's independent executive producing and producing credits include the Academy Award winning "Born Into Brothels"; Emmy nominated "The Day My God Died"; Academy Award nominated "The Square," Academy Award nominated "The Invisible War" and multiple film festival winners such as "Kick Like a Girl," "In A Dream," "Dhamma Brothers," "Project Kashmir," "Miss Representation," "Connected," "Anita," and "The Crash Reel." Geralyn was honored with the International Documentary Association's Amicus Award in 2013 for her significant contribution to documentary filmmaking. Variety recognized Geralyn in their 2014 Women's Impact Report highlighting her work in the entertainment industry.
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