Becky Rolnick is an independent filmmaker and is currently in post-production on a feature-length documentary. Becky has lived and worked in production hubs across the country – most notably NYC, LA and Boston – and worked as a writer, director, producer and editor on film, television and streaming productions large and small. From ABC’s documentary reality program The Real Roseanne Show to PBS’ nationally televised and Emmy-award-winning children’s series FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, to short-listed Academy Award nominee Home of the Brave and children’s reading series Storyline Online, Becky has crewed on many exciting projects throughout her career.
Becky recently moved from Boston to Akron, Ohio, where she continues to work as a freelance writer, director, producer and editor. Originally from New Jersey, Becky received her B.A. from Rutgers University and went on to earn an MFA in film production from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Becky has had the privilege of producing short films for dozens of nonprofit organizations throughout the country – from the LA County Violence Intervention Program to Save Darfur. Becky has earned many accolades for her work, including being chosen as one of the top 200 directors for the Spielberg/Burnett Fox program On the Lot, and one of the top 250 Filmmakers for the Project Greenlight Director’s Competition.
While in Boston, Becky also served as a program producer for a high-end speaker series called Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations. Filmed in partnership with WGBH, Becky visioned, developed and executed discussions with artistic, political, educational and social luminaries from Mandy Patinkin to Deborah Lipstadt. Becky has served on the committees and boards of many organizations, as well as contributed as a guest speaker to countless conferences, and she continues to do so.
University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, MFA in Film Production, Rutgers University, BA in Political Science and Journalism