Margaret Byrne
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Margaret Byrne, Director / Producer, has worked in documentary film for over fifteen years. She directed and produced award winning Raising Bertie 2016), a six-year film that follows the lives of three African American boys living in rural North Carolina. She was a cinematographer and an additional editor on Emmy nominated American Promise (2013), a thirteen-year project following the education of two African American boys from New York City, and Slaying Goliath (2009), a feature documentary following an inner city youth basketball team. Margaret produced and edited a music documentary series which launched MTV across Africa in 2005. She was previously a Creative Director at Universal Music. She is the founder of Beti Films.

  • Raising Bertie (Trailer)