Dana Nachman is the director producer of ‘Batkid Begins.' Patricia Wilson is here from the Make A Wish Foundation. And Mike Jutan played Batkid's nemesis, The Penguin.
Fun facts about our guests:
DANA NACHMAN – DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Dana is based in San Jose and mother of three. Born and raised in New York, writer/director Dana Nachman's films, Witch Hunt, Love Hate Love and The Human Experiment have premiered and screened at Toronto, Tribeca, AFI and IDFA Film Festivals. She has won prizes including 3 Emmy Awards, The Edward R. Murrow Award, and numerous Jury and Audience Awards at US film festivals. Nachman's films have been seen by millions of people on various networks including MSNBC, The Oprah Winfrey Network and PBS. Nachman graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut with a dual degree in Middle Eastern Studies and International Relations. She received a Master's Degree from NYU in Broadcast Journalism. Nachman is a guest journalism lecturer at Stanford University. She lives in Northern California with her husband and three children.
PATRICIA WILSON – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO MAKE-A-WISH GREATER BAY AREA
Patricia can speak about how this event came together as she was in charge of making "the wish" happen.
MIKE JUTAN – THE PENGUIN
Mike works in R&D at ILM. His message is the also community service can be creative and fun which ultimately can have a broad appeal to engage communities. He has a blog, mikejutan.com and is a Ted Fellow, who speaks on the Power of Enthusiasm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I5J4P0XaPA
‘Batkid Begins' opens in select theaters June 26th.