Michelle Byrd

Associate National Executive Director at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.

Michelle Byrd

Michelle Byrd

Associate National Executive Director at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.

Biography

Michelle Byrd is co-president of Games for Change, an organization that catalyzes social impact through digital games. G4C serves as a convener (the 10th anniversary of the Games for Change Festival is June 17-19), executive producer (the PBS multi-platform project Half the Sky Movement is based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's best-seller) and curator (G4C showcases 100+ "games for change" on its site). As co-president, Byrd produces the annual Games for Change Festival and oversees many of its institutional partnerships, including collaborations with cultural and learning institutions such as the American Museum of Natural History, Tribeca Film Institute and Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop. Prior to G4C, she spent 12 years as executive director of the Independent Filmmaker Project, the oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers in the U.S. Byrd is a recipient of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's "Made in New York" Career Achievement Award for Film and Television.

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The Producers Guild of America, Inc.
Games for Change

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Chairman at Games for Change

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Chief Financial Officer at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.

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Director-Public Relations & Marketing at Face2face Animation, Inc.

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Member-Producers Council Board at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.

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Vice President at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.

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Vice President at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.

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President at Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC

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Vice President at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.

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Vice President, Creative Content at Film Solutions LLC

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Executive Vice President, EP Financial Solutions at Entertainment Partners

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Michelle Byrd
Associate National Executive Director at The Producers Guild of America, Inc.
Career History
Associate National Executive Director
Current

The Producers Guild of America, Inc. is an American private company located in Beverly Hills, CA, that engages in producing films and television programs.

Co-President
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Games for Change is a private company headquartered in New York, NY. The firm operates an online community that facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games.The company says this about itself: Games for Change (G4C) is a nonprofit organization that facilitates the creation and distribution of digital games that serve as powerful tools in humanitarian and educational efforts and leverages entertainment and engagement for social good. G4C convenes diverse stakeholders, highlights best practices, incubates games, and helps create and direct investment into new projects.

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Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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Michelle Byrd is affiliated with The Producers Guild of America, Inc., Games for Change

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