Diane Weyermann (USA)
President of Documentary Film & Television, Participant Media
Diane Weyermann is responsible for the documentary feature film and television slate of Participant, a company dedicated to storytelling that inspires and accelerates social change. In addition to the upcoming films Sing me a Song, Slay the Dragon and Watson, Participant’s recent documentary projects include American Factory, Aquarela, America to Me, RBG, The Price of Free, Foster, Far From the Tree, Human Flow and An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. Previous releases include the Oscar®-winning films CitizenFour and An Inconvenient Truth, as well as Oscar®-nominees The Look of Silence, The Square and Food, Inc. Prior to joining Participant in 2005, Weyermann was the director of the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film Program where she was responsible for the Sundance Documentary Fund – a program supporting documentary films dealing with contemporary human rights, social justice, civil liberties, and freedom of expression from around the world.