SPOTLIGHT: DYLLAN McGEE
Filmmaker and Founder, McGee Media
Dyllan McGee will present a 2020 Matrix Award to Tina Tchen.
Dyllan McGee, a 2014 Matrix Award honoree, is a two-time Emmy and du-Pont-Columbia Journalism Award-winning filmmaker as well as the founder and executive producer of McGee Media, a documentary film company dedicated to producing content that inspires a more fair and equitable world (founded with her husband, Mark Weigel).
She is also the founder and executive producer of MAKERS, a live events and media platform that exists to accelerate the women’s movement. McGee has made a mark in bringing creativity and innovation to all her collaborations. McGee Media projects in production include: Not Done, a documentary that will tell the story of the women’s movement today and the reignited intersectional fight for equality (PBS); Frederick Douglass, a series based on the Pulitzer Prize Award-winning biography by David Blight (HBO); The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS); Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS); and more.
Past projects include the Emmy Award-nominated, Gloria: In Her Own Words (HBO); du-Pont-Columbia Journalism Award-winning, Reconstruction: America After The Civil War (PBS); and Emmy-nominated, In Memoriam, 9/11/01 (HBO). McGee is also the Executive Producer of The MAKERS Conference, an annual gathering of corporate women and men with an agenda to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.