Margo Guernsey is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. Her film, The Bonus March as told by Walter Waters, won Best Producing at Canes Film Festival and an Honorable Mention at The Chris Awards. She has worked as a Producer at WPBT2, Miami’s PBS station, where she was in charge of their Kid Vision VPK program. She was in charge of everything from concept development and scriptwriting to securing locations, casting, directing, and supervising post. In addition, she was responsible for outreach and promotion of the program, doubling the user base in less than one year.
Margo has also worked independently as a producer and editor. She has produced promotional videos for non-profit clients, such as History Miami and the Cancer Support Community, from start to finish, including scripting, hiring a small production team, producing, directing, and post. She has worked as a freelance editor on projects for Discover Latin America and the Smithsonian Channel. Margo is bilingual Spanish/English, has an MFA in Directing from University of Miami, MA in History from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and BA in History from Brown University. Prior to embarking on her film career, she did non-profit fund-raising and social justice work.