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Greg Reitman

Blue Water Entertainment, Inc.
Film Director, Producer
Greg Reitman, Film Director, Producer, Writer, Author, Public Speaker  

Greg Reitman is an American film director, producer, executive producer, writer, author, activist, public speaker who combines an impressive background in film production, distribution, finance, alternative energy, marketing, business, and transformative thought. Described by Movie Maker Magazine as “one of the top ten filmmakers producing content that impacts our world.” He is the founder of Blue Water Entertainment, Inc., an independent production company focusing on environmentally conscious broad based entertainment.

Greg recently served as Executive Producer on the feature film, CRYPTO starring Kurt Russell, Beau Knapp, Alexis Bledel, Luke Hemsworth released theatrically by Lions Gate (2019).
Widely regarded as Hollywood’s “Green Filmmaker” Greg produced the SUNDANCE Audience Award-winning feature documentary FUEL (“A vital, superbly assembled documentary” -- Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times). FUEL played at dozens of film festivals, won numerous awards, was released theatrically and aired on CNBC.

Prior to producing FUEL, Greg wrote, produced, and directed the feature documentary “Hollywood’s Magical Island – Catalina (“A charming and nostalgic slice of Americana that beautifully recreates a sense of place.” – Andrea Hanson, American Public Television). The award-winning documentary was shown at over a dozen film festivals before syndicating on PBS.

His latest film is the award-winning feature documentary film, “ROOTED in PEACE” (Reitman’s authenticity is what makes this film worth seeing” Herbert Paine, Broadway World) which debut at the United Nations and features interviews with renowned personalities including Deepak Chopra, David Lynch, Pete Seeger, Ted Turner, to name a few. The documentary screened at numerous film festivals, released theatrically via Landmark Theaters and continued to over 100 theaters across the nation combined with a national DVD release in Whole Foods. The film is currently slated for a worldwide digital release with Netflix in 2019.

Greg is also a public speaker, and panelist with expertise in producing for social change, alternative energy, and transformative thought. His speaking engagements include: Aspen Renewable Energy Summit, Biodiesel Conference, Boston University, Brooklyn Waldorf School, Conscious Life Expo, David Lynch Masters Film Program, Digital Hollywood, Earth Day Texas, E-commerce Conference, Electronic Document Management Conference, Fordham University, Julia Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Maharishi School of Management, NYU-Tisch, Oracle Corporation, PBS Technology Forum, Santa Cruz Film Festival, SMPTE, Streaming Media West, Sundance Film Festival, Sustainatopia, UCLA, UMASS Amherst, United Nations, UNOPS, to name a few.
  
Greg has written as a freelance journalist for the online publication, Huffington Post, The Environmentalist covering climate change and alternative energy global marketplace. His recent work ROOTED in PEACE: An Inspiring Story of Finding Peace will be published by Lleywn Publisher’s this fall and will be available in all Barnes & Noble bookstores across the nation.

Greg Reitman has a BA in History & Film from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with international studies at Florence University in Florence, Italy; Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan; and Tel-Aviv University in Tel-Aviv, Israel. He received a Masters Certificate in Creative Producing from The Jewish Federation Masters Program as well as from UCLA in writing, directing, marketing and distribution. He is an active member of the Director’s Guild of America
He currently resides in Los Angeles, living a “green lifestyle.”