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Carrie Lozano is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist. She is director of the International Documentary Association’s new Enterprise Documentary Fund. Previously, Ms. Lozano was an editorial consultant for filmmakers and media organizations and led the Bay Area Video Coalition’s National Media Maker Fellowship. She was also executive producer for documentaries at Al Jazeera America and senior producer of the network’s investigative series “Fault Lines,” where her team earned numerous honors, including an Emmy, a Peabody and several Headliner Awards. Ms. Lozano produced the Academy Award nominee “The Weather Underground,” which premiered at Sundance and aired on Independent Lens, and produced and directed the Student Academy Award-winning film “Reporter Zero,” which aired on MTV LOGO and premiered at Berlin. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she was also a post-graduate fellow at the Investigative Reporting Program (IRP). As a fellow, she reported on PBS Frontline’s “Black Money” and on the history of chemical weapons disposal. With support from the Knight Foundation, she worked with the IRP to develop best practices for collaborative investigative reporting and co-founded Collabspace with MediaShift. She also served as director of operations for New Day Films. Her most recent work, “The Ballad of Fred Hersch,” about one of the foremost jazz pianists of our time, premiered at Full Frame in 2016.