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Blue Lion Films

About

Blue Lion Films

Blue Lion Films is the New York-based production company of producer/director/editor Joanne Burke and producer/writer/cameraman David Burke. Joanne Burke was a top documentary film editor for CBS, NBC, and PBS in New York for twenty years, editor also of three feature films for Sidney Lumet, and co-editor Gimme Shelter, the Maysles Brothers’ classic documentary about the Rolling Stones. David Burke was a longtime writer/producer for CBS News 60 Minutes and other CBS and NBC programs.

 

Since moving to Paris in 1986, the Burkes have produced, written and edited independent films together, including series on innovative women in Mali, Thailand, Zimbabwe, and Guatemala. Blue Lion Films has written, produced and edited an historical series on African Americans in Paris which include a 9-part series of shorts on artists, writers, musicians, and others in Paris; Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Lights; and most recently Fighting for Respect, the story of African American soldiers during WWI in France.

The Creatives

Meet our team

Joanne Burke

Joanne Burke

Producer

David Burke

David Burke

Writer & Film Maker

Phlyssa Koshland

Phlyssa Koshland

Producer

Julia Browne

Julia Browne

Founder, Walking The Spirit

Shelley Bradford-Bell

Shelley Bradford Bell

Executive Director

Louis Welti

Louis Welti

Editor

Paris Noir: Winner of Numerous Film Festival Awards

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