Maryanne Culpepper is the Executive Director of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. She is an award-winning writer/filmmaker with extensive experience in developing, writing and producing high-profile documentaries and nonfiction series. As the former President of National Geographic Studios, she previously oversaw development and production of 100+ hours of factual programming annually. She specializes in writing for broadcast, digital and museum platforms through her company Graffiti Works. Current projects include films based in Mozambique and the Baltic Sea, and an internationally touring exhibition for science museums. She is an Adjunct Professor at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs and an instructor at the Maine Media Workshops.