Barry Poltermann

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1964 –


Who is Barry Poltermann?

Barry Alan Poltermann is an American film editor, director, and entrepreneur.

Poltermann edited the Sundance Grand Prize winning documentary American Movie and edited the Sundance Special Jury Prize winning documentary, The Pool, both for director Chris Smith. In 2009 Poltermann continued his collaboration with Smith with the documentary Collapse which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival. Poltermann directed and edited the critically acclaimed The Life of Reilly, based on the life of comedian Charles Nelson Reilly.

Poltermann also co-founded and was CEO of Civilian Pictures, a film financing company, which co-produced American Movie, The Life of Reilly and the Wu-Tang Clan documentary Rock the Bells. Poltermann was also an Executive Producer for "Rock the Bells".

Beginning in 2004, Poltermann worked extensively on developing and directing new media video projects for the viral marketing firm 42 Entertainment, and in 2007 co-founded and is CEO of About Face Media, a content marketing firm that utilizes documentary web video for social media marketing.

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Jan 12, 1964
Lake Geneva
Also known as
  • Barry Alan Poltermann
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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