Sharon Wood
Sharon wood

A longtime documentary filmmaker, Sharon Wood’s most recent producing and/or writing credits include PASANG: In the Shadow of Everest, Pleistocene Park, Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly, And the Oscar Goes To…

She independently produced and directed Kheturni Bayo: North Indian Farm Women and Outside in Sight, portraying a Bay Area jazz ensemble. Wood served as writer on the Oscar nominees Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press, and Super Chief: The Life and Legacy of Earl Warren, along with the Peabody and Columbia-Dupont award winning The Celluloid Closet and Paragraph 175. Between 2003-11, she was producer/writer for Lucasfilm’s documentary department, making 18 films on subjects from Leo Tolstoy to Vichy France to the Ottoman Empire, as well as Manifest Destiny, a series on U.S. foreign policy, which aired on public television. “The Art of Nonfiction Movie Making,” which Sharon co-authored with Oscar winners Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein, was published by Praeger-ABC Clio in 2012.

Wood is currently producing and directing Scaling Babel: Rise of the Translators, along with filmmaker Veronica Selver.