Award-winning Author, Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Executive Producer, & Public Speaker
Greg Reitman is an award-winning author, Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Executive Producer, Author, Public Speaker and member of the Director’s Guild of America. Described by Movie Maker Magazine as “one of the top ten filmmakers producing content that impacts our world.” He is the founder of Blue Water Entertainment, Inc., an independent production company focusing on environmentally conscious entertainment.
Greg served as Executive Producer on the feature film, Crypto produced by Yale Productions starring Kurt Russell, Beau Knapp which Lions Gate released n 2019. It currently streams on Netflix
Greg has written, produced and directed three award winning documentary films. His latest feature documentary film, “ROOTED in PEACE won Best Feature Documentary film at New York Festival. (“Reitman’s authenticity is what makes the film worth seeing!” — Herbert Paine, Broadway World). The film screened at the Montreal World Film Festival, Hollywood Film Festival, Festival du’ Environment, Sedona Int’l Film Festival, as well as countless others. The film was released theatrically in 2016 followed by national DVD release in Whole Foods in the spring of 2017.
Greg produced the 2008 SUNDANCE Audience Award-winning feature documentary “FUEL.” (“A vital, superbly assembled documentary.” — Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times). Fuel played at dozens of film festivals, won numerous awards, was released theatrically and aired on CNBC.
Greg wrote, produced, and directed the feature documentary Hollywood’s Magical Isle – Catalina (“A charming and nostalgic slice of Americana that beautifully recreates a sense of place.” — Andrea Harrison, American Public Radio). The award-winning documentary was shown at over a dozen film festivals before syndicating nationally on PBS.
Greg has written as a freelance journalist covering climate change, alternative energy, and transformative thought for Huffington Post, The Environmentalist, & The World Parliament of Religions. He recently authored his second book, published by Llewellyn Publications entitled ROOTED in PEACE: An Inspiring Story of Finding Peace. Brilliance Books and Amazon Company released the audible Earth Day, 2019.
Greg Reitman received a BA in History & Film from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with international studies at Florence University in Florence, Italy; Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan; and Tel-Aviv University in Tel-Aviv, Israel. He received a Masters Certificate in Creative Producing from The Jewish Federation Masters Program as well as from UCLA in writing, directing, marketing and distribution. He currently serves as an adjunct professor teaching at NYU-Tisch the marketing & distribution class.