Fiona Dawson, Director

Fiona Dawson is an award winning, director, producer and writer. She directed the Emmy®-nominated short documentary, “Transgender, at War and in Love”  commissioned by The New York Times and co-directed the feature length doc “TransMilitary,” which premiered at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2018 and won the Best Feature Documentary Audience Award. In 2015 Fiona was honored by The White House as an LGBT Artist Champion of Change. She was voted Houston's Female Grand Marshal for the 2009 LGBT Pride Parade, has served on the National Board of Directors of the Human Rights Campaign, the Board of Directors for NLGJA - The Association of LGBTQ Journalists and is an IFP Documentary Lab Fellow. Fiona lives in Brooklyn, NY where she is Founder & Director of Free Lion Productions

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