Wendy Ettinger – Founder


Wendy Ettinger

WENDY ETTINGER is an award-winning producer of documentary and feature films. She is a co-founder of Gamechanger Films, which finances narrative features directed by women.  In 2005, Wendy co-founded Chicken & Egg Pictures to fund and mentor women documentary filmmakers.  Films executive produced by Chicken & Egg include Brooklyn Castle (Emmy nominated 2014) and Semper Fi (recipient of The Ridenhour Documentary Prize in 2012). The filmmakers and films supported by Chicken & Egg Pictures have won major awards, pushed creative and social boundaries, and worked hand in hand with on-the ground movements to effect tangible change.  Wendy began her career producing the Academy-award nominated documentary, The War Room and most recently Executive Produced the features Pariah and Land Ho!

An ardent activist and philanthropist, Wendy believes deeply in the power of change through media, education, and the arts. She serves on the board of The Educational Foundation of America, Working Films, the 52nd Street Project and Imagine Science.




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