Josh Penn (Film Skillet Producer) - New Orleans LA USA

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Josh Penn is a New Orleans based producer with Court 13 whose films have won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and Cannes’ Camera D’or as well as prizes at over 20 other festivals worldwide. For his first feature Beasts of the Southern Wild, Josh was given the Sundance Producers Award. He’s also produced the short, Glory at Sea (15 festival awards), Tchoupitoulas (Hotdocs-HBO Emerging Filmmaker award) and music videos for bands such as MGMT. He’s also worked as The Michigan New Media Director for Obama’s 2008 campaign and Senior Program Manager for the launch of the Presidents Re-election campaign.