Gretchen Kelbaugh

Gretchen Kelbaugh twice won the Atlantic Film Festival – CBC Script Development award. One of these, 106 Fire Hydrants, was produced for national CBC-TV in 1999. Since then, Gretchen has written, produced and directed documentaries and drama. These have screened from Atlantic Canada to places such as Italy, Texas and Australia. The screenplay to her first feature, Margaret and Deirdre, won the national CBC Producers’ Showcase in 1999. The movie, which she directed, won Best Screenplay at the Trail Dance Film Festival in 2008 and was nominated for Best Feature Drama and Best Foreign Film. The 4-minute Piece o’ Cake screened around the world, winning Best No Budget Short at the Broad Humor Film Festival in Venice, CA. Watch it: The educational video Menocracy (82 min), featuring Rt Hon Kim Campbell, covers women, politics and electoral reform. 80/20; the Developing World, a five-part series, and Menocracy are recently partnered with Moving Images Distribution.