DAWN PORTER is a documentary filmmaker whose directorial debut Gideon’s Army (2013) premiered on HBO. The film about public defenders allowed her to use her knowledge as an attorney as well as skills as a filmmaker.
She runs the production company Trilogy Films and her second film Spies of Mississippi (2014) was part of the PBS Independent Lens Series.
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Dawn Porter took a big leap from lawyer to a filmmaker
FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):
2015Rise: The Promise of My Brother’s Keeper (Documentary short)
2014Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
– Spies of Mississippi (2014)
2014Spies of Mississippi (Documentary)
2013Gideon’s Army (Documentary)