Kristin Lesko

Independent Producer

Kristin Lesko is an independent documentary producer based in Central California.  With fifteen years of experience, she has contributed to many award-winning feature documentaries including the Oscar-winning film OJ: Made in America (2016) and the Oscar-nominated film Operation Homecoming: Writing the War Time Experience (2007). Kristin began her film career working with veteran documentary filmmaker, Stanley Nelson, on a variety of films for public television including Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006), Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice (2005), A Place of Our Own (2004), and The Murder of Emmett Till (2003). Her other credits include MAKERS: Women in Politics (2014), We are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012), Tales of the Waria (2011), and The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights (2010) as well as projects for Bloomberg TV and The Climate Reality Project.  Kristin is also an experienced archival footage researcher and contributed to Sundance Film Festival documentaries We Live in Public (2009) and Rebirth (2011) among others.