Marc N. Weiss
Marc is best known as the creator and first Executive Producer of P.O.V., the award-winning documentary series in its 34th season on PBS. He has been a leader in the independent film and media movement for nearly 50 years, as a filmmaker, journalist, organizer, and innovator in the use of the Internet to engage people on social issues, first with P.O.V. Interactive in the mid-90’s and then with Web Lab, beginning in 1997. In 2011, Marc produced “When Strangers Click” with Robert Kenner and “Gun Fight” with Barbara Kopple, both for HBO. Marc is a board member of the Sierra Club Foundation, and he serves on the steering committee of NY Renews, a coalition of more than 160 organizations seeking to transition NY State to a fossil-free economy as rapidly as possible, while assuring that both communities and workers benefit from the transition.