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KIDtalks at KIDfest: Elizabeth Hendricks North

By August 29, 2018 No Comments

Ever watch a really good documentary about nature or civilization and think, “Wouldn’t it be fun to make this kind of film?” At KIDfest you’ll meet someone who actually does.

KIDtalks speaker Elizabeth Hendricks North produces award-winning documentaries for a living. She’s President of Curiosity Studios, the in-house production company for CuriosityStream, a video streaming service with more than 1,800 titles spanning science, technology, history, and nature, and a proud sponsor and exhibitor at this year’s KIDfest.

North, who grew up in the DC area, will talk about how her own lifelong curiosity led to a career in documentary filmmaking focused on education and learning. Plus, she’ll reveal how she leveraged one of her personal passionshealth and nutritionto help shape some of CuriosityStream’s programming.

Curiosity Studios original programming includes the Emmy award-winning series Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places, David Attenborough’s award-winning film Light On Earth, as well as popular series Deep Time History, Digits, Bronze Age, and Prescription: Nutrition and Space Probes.

Elizabeth Hendricks North’s KIDtalk at KIDfest is at 3:00pm on Sunday, September 23 in the Silver Spring Civic Center. Learn more about KIDfest at kidfest.org.