The partners of Reveal Productions strongly believe in the power of media to create social change. Our goal is to tell compelling non-fiction stories that inspire viewers to think about the ways they perceive, act in and relate to the world. The filmmakers, who are committed to working as a cooperative unity to achieve this outcome are Macky Alston, Sandra Itkoff and Christopher White. Their latest film The Killer Within, screened worldwide and received great critical acclaim.
Sandra Itkoff, Producer
Sandra Itkoff has been an award-winning filmmaker for over sixteen years, creating and producing documentary film and children’s television. She is the recipient of many international awards for her films, including the DuPont Journalism Award.
Ms. Itkoff is currently in production in The Truth Will Set Your Free about the Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson, the only openly gay bishop ever to be consecrated since the time of Christ. She is also presently producing the animated children’s series Grossology: The Science of Really Gross Things for Nelvana and Discovery Kids.
Ms. Itkoff’s last film The Killer Within, Macky Alston directing, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
She consulted on Prisoner of Paradise for Alliance Atlantis and PBS, which was nominated for a 2003 Academy Award. Ms. Itkoff’s film Drag Kings on Tour, a road-documentary, premiered on the Discovery Channel and won Best Documentary/Audience Awards at Outfest Los Angeles, San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Ms. Itkoff is also currently in production on The Ten Commandments, a ten-film series that uses the Ten Commandments as a framework for a provocative look at contemporary society.
Ms. Itkoff and director Judith Helfand have been collaborating on Cooked, a film in preproduction on the politics of poverty and climate change.
Ms. Itkoff executive produced the highly acclaimed four-film PBS series Cadillac Desert that focused on the epic political and environmental struggle for water in the modern American West. Cadillac Desert garnered record ratings for PBS when it aired. She also executive produced The Twentieth Century Project, a six-film series financed by The Walt Disney Company in which directors explored personally compelling topics that spanned the Twentieth Century. Directors who participated in the project include Norman Jewison (Moonstruck, In the Heat of the Night), Barry Levinson (Diner, Rain Man), Garry Marshall (Pretty Woman), Gregory Nava (El Norte), Robert Townsend (Hollywood Shuffle), and Robert Zemekis (Forrest Gump).