Meet the Filmmaker

Ben Proudfoot

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An Oscar®-winning short documentary director and entrepreneur, Ben Proudfoot is the creative force behind Breakwater Studios. The studio's work has been recognized by the Academy Awards®, The Emmys, The Peabody Awards, Critics Choice Documentary Awards, The James Beard Awards, the Sundance Film Festival, Telluride and the Tribeca Film Festival among others. Proudfoot was named one of Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" for his leadership and innovation in the brand-funded documentary space. He hails from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Proudfoot is an accomplished sleight-of-hand magician and has performed at The Magic Castle in Los Angeles.

Filmography Featured on Docuvist

The Queen of Basketball

Short
22 min

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- Synopsis

She is one of the greatest living women's basketball players. Three national trophies. Scored the first basket in women's Olympic basketball at the '76 Olympics. Drafted to the NBA. But have you ever heard of Lucy Harris?